New Maroon Camp

NMC18 Registration is Open!

Camper registration is now open! Register today to reserve your spot at New Maroon Camp 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.

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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!

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

New Maroon Camp holds a special place in my heart. When I attended my freshman orientation at Mississippi State, I heard about this opportunity called New Maroon Camp. I really wanted to attend and asked my parents to help me out, but they said if I wanted to go, I had to pay for myself. It just so happened that I was working at Build-a-Bear Workshop, so I saved up my money and took a week off of work to attend camp.

Continue Reading testimonial from Emily Allegrezza

Emily Allegrezza
2016 Camper

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

New Maroon Camp 2018

August 12 to August 18


August 18

First day of classes

August 22