New Maroon Camp

NMC18 Registation is Now Closed

Camper registration is now closed, and all waiting list students have been notified about their placement for camp. Check your Mississippi State email to access the payment link.

New Maroon Camp 2017

Check Your Email | 100% Placement of Waiting List Students Into Camp!

Did you sign up on the NMC18 waiting list? 

If so, check your email today! All students on the waiting list have been notified regarding their placement into camp!

***All camp fees must be paid before 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2018.***

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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.

More About New Maroon Read Our Full History

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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!

New Maroon Camp did more than help me transition into college, it gave me a family. For four days, I was able to serve as a counselor to a group of incredible freshmen. Each from a different walk of life, bringing something new and unique to this university. Being a part of New Maroon Camp staff is unlike anything I have ever experienced. I believe part of what makes it special is that it is able to turn a group of complete strangers into a loving, supporting family over the course of a few days, which I was able to help facilitate.

Continue Reading testimonial from Osvaldo Ballesteros Garcia

Osvaldo Ballesteros Garcia
2017 Counselor

Everything I am involved in and have succeeded in I can trace back to a connection, experience, or piece of knowledge that I gained from New Maroon Camp. I learned so much about myself and my abilities to make a difference on campus and became so much more comfortable in my new environment -- as well as made many friendships that I still hold dear to this day.

Continue Reading testimonial from Shelby Baldwin

Shelby Baldwin
2017 Programming Staff
Madison, MS

Meet Our Team

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

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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

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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

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Programming Staff

Responsible for the development and implementation of camp programming and supporting the counselor during the camp session.

Meet the Programming Staff

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Stay Connected

Get a head start! Check out our @NewMaroonCamp social media accounts for the latest from MSU New Maroon Camp, camp photos, upcoming announcements and events.

Upcoming Events

Registration Opens

April 18 - 1:00 pm

Registration for New Maroon Camp opens at 1:00 p.m. Central Time!

Last day to receive a refund for camp

June 1

NMC18 Registation Closes

July 10

New Maroon Camp 2018

August 12 to August 18


August 18

First day of classes

August 22