The Whitewater Forensics Institute (WFI) gives high school forensics competitors all of the tools they'll need to be successful communicators, both in and beyond forensics. At WFI, students will work with the nationally ranked UW-Whitewater forensics team. Students can expect the following from WFI:
This camp is available to speech team competitors of all experience levels entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2019.
The enrollment in the camp is limited to 50 campers in order to maximize opportunities for individualized attention.
Registrations accepted online until noon 7/01/19. We do accept walk up registrations, if not sold out. Walk-up registration will be available to download here after the online registration closes.
Resident Camper: $500
Early Bird: $450. Register by March 1, 2019
Resident campers will be housed in one of the residence halls located on the UW-Whitewater campus. The residence hall has a secured entrance and the campers are monitored by the residence hall directors, assistants, and by our own camp counseling staff. Roommate requests will be honored when possible; otherwise campers are paired by age and gender. Developing new friends is encouraged. Rooms are double occupancy only. Please note that our residence halls are not air conditioned. We strongly advise campers to bring a fan if possible. The bathrooms and showers offer clean, individual stalls for privacy. Resident campers will have three well-balanced meals each full day. Meals are included in the registration fee.
The resident camp fee covers lodging, meals, instruction, a camp t-shirt* and insurance.
*T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by 6/26/19.
All registrant accounts must be paid in full three weeks (21 days) prior to the start of the event. Registrants with outstanding balances after payment is due in full are subject to being removed from the event roster without refund. Please contact Continuing Education Services at email@example.com prior to this deadline if extenuating circumstances prevent you from completing a payment.
In the event of a cancellation, Continuing Education Services should be notified no later than 21 days before the start date of the event session in order to receive a refund, less the $100 non-refundable deposit. Cancellation requests received less than 21 days from the start of the event will receive a refund minus a 50% late cancellation fee of event cost. Cancellations due to medical reasons will receive a full refund, less the $100 non-refundable deposit, if the cancellation is requested and medical documentation is provided prior to the start of the event. Valid medical cancellations must include a signed letter from a licensed physician to qualify. NO REFUNDS will be given for withdrawal due to early departures, disciplinary reasons or no show after the event has started.
All cancellation requests must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org; provide registrant's name, event title and medical documentation, if applicable. Refunds will be returned to name and address of payer.
We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in such a case, all fees paid will be refunded or the registrant can choose to apply fees to a different summer event.
You can sponsor a registrant and cover all or partial fees. We have received requests in the past from schools, companies, organizations, friends and family members that would like to send their chosen registrant to a specific event. If you would like to sponsor a registrant, you can request a promo code that you may give to your chosen registrant. Click here for more details.
Pre-camp information will be available on this website three weeks prior to the start of camp. Pre-camp information includes medication requirements (complete only if taking meds at this event), check-in and out times with locations, confirmed daily schedule, what to bring and other important information you will need to know before attending camp. If any medical information changes, it is your responsibility to notify Continuing Education Services at email@example.com.
Once you register a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically email accounts used from centurytel.net and wi.rr.com are blocked from receiving notifiactions from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.
UW-Whitewater will hold all campers responsible for their conduct. Serious misconduct or disruption will lead to immediate dismissal from camp. Campers dismissed from the camp will not receive a refund. Review Summer Camp Rules for more details.
Note: Construction will hamper drop off and unloading. View map for details on how to make drop off and unloading easier. Enter lot 8 from Warhawk Drive. Follow the lot through to Koshkonong Drive. Turn left onto Koshkonong Drive (a one-way street). Follow Koshkonong Drive to Lee/Fricker/Arey. After unloading, parking will be in lot 8.
Parking permits are required on all vehicles parked on campus at all times, with the exception of the location of the time of check-in/check-out and 5 p.m. Fridays to 11:00 p.m. Sundays. Registrants driving themselves and keeping their car on campus must pick up a $5 parking permit from director at the initial event meeting. More information on parking is on the Visitor Center website.
By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. Please review the Registration Terms and Conditions for more details.
Be aware that we recommend that all portable electronic devices be left at home (iPod, Fitbit, cell phones, etc), but ultimately it is your decision. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items and we do not have open Wi-Fi for electronic devices.
Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.
If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.
Registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events. You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.