Bone Camp: Discovering the World of Forensic Anthropology
What did you want to be when you grew up? If forensic anthropologist wasn't on your list, it could be because you didn't attend Arizona Youth University's "Bone Camp" with "camp counselors" Maria H. Czuzak and Jared Alvarado.
Forensic anthropologists help identify otherwise unidentifiable human skeletal remains. There are many career possibilities in the field, says Czuzak, and she wanted to provide an opportunity for high school students to be introduced to them. "Our department already offered a pre-med summer camp; this was something different." The first Bone Camp was offered in June 2011 and it filled up. read more »