NMC 2022

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Learn what it means to be a Bulldog!

The Mississippi State University New Maroon Camp is a week-long student-led retreat that prepares first-year students for the transition to Mississippi State University. Students will learn MSU history and traditions, meet other new students, discover opportunities to get involved, and learn about the MSU campus.

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Camp 2019

New Maroon Is...

New Maroon Camp means so much to so many people here at Mississippi State. Hear what former staff and campers have to say about their NMC experience!

This year is my first affiliation with New Maroon Camp and it has been amazing how welcoming everyone has been and how quickly I felt like I was part of this awesome family! It hasn’t been difficult to see how great this organization really is.

Continue Reading testimonial from Anthony Abraham

Anthony Abraham
2020 Counselor

NMC is special to me because it’s such a safe and fun environment to form friends. Although the camp is only a week long, I was able to form long lasting relationships with those who also attended.

Continue Reading testimonial from Alia Echols

Alia Echols
2019 Camper

Meet Our Team

The all-volunteer New Maroon Camp Staff is comprised of a Student Executive Staff, Student Counselor group, Student Buddy Staff, and a Student Programming Staff.

Executive Staff 2022

Executive Staff

Comprised of a multi-talented group of MSU students who develop, plan and ultimately lead the counselors and programming staff in the implementation of New Maroon Camp.

Meet the Executive Staff

Counselors 2022


Selected through an arduous interview process developed and managed by the Student Executive Staff, the counselors have dedicated countless hours preparing and training for the New Maroon Camp Session.

Meet the Counselors


Programming Staff

Led by the Logistics Coordinator, PStaff is responsible for the development and implementation of camp programming, as well as supporting the counselors during the camp session. 

Meet the Programming Staff

Buddy Staff

Buddy Staff

As a branch of counselors, the Buddy Staff members focus spending their time with students coming through camp with special needs. Along with this, they help the Executive Staff when an extra hand is needed.

Meet the Buddy Staff

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