CDC Disease Detective Camp (DDC)

Center for Disease Control
Atlanta, GA.
Type Academic Enrichment, Global Health, High School Students


CDC Disease Detective Camp is a week-long day camp for rising high school juniors and seniors that exposes students to epidemiology, the field of public health and the diverse career opportunities within the field of public health. Two separate, but identical iterations of the camp are held each summer.

CDC Junior Disease Detective Camp is a three-day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders. Attendees will learn basic epidemiologic terms and sample a number of public health fields.



The camp is open to upcoming high school juniors and seniors and is held at CDC′s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

The camp is open to upcoming high school juniors and seniors. Students interested in working in a team environment with other motivated students are encouraged to apply! The CDC Disease Detective Camp is open to motivated students who will be high school juniors and seniors. CDC’s lab building safety requirements require applicants to be 16 years old at the time of the camp to enter certain buildings on CDC’s campus, so applicants must be 16 years old by the first day of the camp (depending on the camp dates you choose). No exceptions can be made for this rule.

More Information

Trudi Ellerman
, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, MS A-14
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 404-639-0830
Fax: 404-639-0834