New: Genealogy: Finding Your Roots
This camp is designed to get campers up close and personal with their own DNA so they can explore the questions of where they come from and what makes them who they are. Campers will learn how to investigate their family history, including births, deaths, traditions, marriages, and movements from place to place. Campers will learn that genes are like instructions that turn on commands that make traits show up. This camp will help children to understand how to be creative while learning about DNA and family genetic history. Campers will also gain an understanding of how DNA impacts hair, skin, and eye color. Campers may also learn how to conduct research through United States Census records and other archives. Sample DNA from saliva is needed for participation in this camp. Testing must be done by May 15 to allow time for results to be returned prior to the start of camp.
- Ages: 10 to 15
- Dates: Monday, July 24 - Thursday, July 27, 2023
- Time: 9:00 a. m. - 12:30 p. m.
- Cost: $149 + $99 DNA test kit materials fee = $248
- Register: Genealogy Camp
Registration closes Monday, May 8, 2023.
Cancellations and refunds
Payment is due upon registration. Students may request a registration cancellation through the start date of the course. A $25 cancellation fee will apply. No refunds will be given for withdrawal requests after the course start date. The University reserves the right to cancel course selections. If the course is cancelled, the student will be issued a full refund.
For more information, please call 724-773-3700. Ask about our family discount!