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New Maroon Camp 2020 is cancelled.

If you have registered for camp, please refer to your MSU email address for more information. 

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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!

It has introduced me to some of my closest friends and it has made me love MSU so much. It was one of the best experiences of my life.

Continue Reading testimonial from Brooks Burgess

Brooks Burgess
2020 Programming Staff

For New Maroon Camp this year, I look forward to giving campers what my counselors gave me. I want to become a mentor, friend, and support system for upcoming freshman. For me, having counselors and friends to uplift me and encourage me during that first week of school is what made my first moments at Mississippi State so enjoyable.

Continue Reading testimonial from Ashya Richardson

Ashya Richardson
2020 Counselor

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.

2020 Executive Staff

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

2020 Counselors


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

2020 PStaff

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

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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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