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What is Camp Cowboy?

Camp Cowboy is an exciting three-day program that gives students a glimpse at life as a Cowboy at Oklahoma State University before the Fall semester begins! While attending Camp Cowboy, students will engage in team building activities with fellow incoming students, learn campus resources from upperclassmen counselors, and learn the history and traditions of being an Oklahoma State Cowboy. Camps are offered all throughout June, July, and August and spots are limited, so sign up TODAY!


Stillwater Camp:

Stillwater Camp is our on-campus program that allows you to get familiar with the campus and college life, learn important OSU traditions, meet members of the Cowboy family, participate in a service project, and get connected to the community. The Stillwater Camp is designed to help you to discover how you can build your best college experience at OSU and in Stillwater.

Quest Camp:

Quest Camp is a collaborative effort with OSU’s Outdoor Adventures program and delivers the Camp Cowboy experience to incoming first-year students in the great outdoors. During this 3-day excursion camp, you will journey to one of three outdoor recreation areas throughout Oklahoma, connect with fellow new students and learn OSU traditions, while also experiencing personal challenge activities that will push your limits, like rafting, rock climbing and other outdoor opportunities.


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Why attend Camp Cowboy?

Students who attend Camp Cowboy are more likely to be involved and stay engaged in various on campus activities throughout their time at OSU because participants: 

  • Build relationships with outstanding student camp staff who help them find connection points and provide peer-to-peer guidance on how to excel as a Cowboy
  • Develop a sense of community with fellow Cowboys entering their first semester at OSU
  • Start Fall semester with the knowledge of campus-wide expectations, history and traditions, including the Land Grant mission, the Cowboy Code, and key campus and Stillwater activities
  • Learn about co-curricular resources that keep them informed of leadership opportunities around campus

Student Testimonial

"Getting to know everyone was so fun. It was really eye-opening to meet so many people with similar interests, humor, or backgrounds as me and to make friends."

Student Attendee