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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!

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Camp Cowboy - Stillwater Camp

Location: OSU Campus in Stillwater, OK

Highlights include:

  • New High-Ropes & Zipline Challenge Course
  • Meet Pistol Pete & OSU Athletes
  • Participate in a Service Project
  • Small Group Discussions
  • On-Campus Housing
  • OSU Traditions

Dates: June 9-11, June 16-18, June 23-25; July 7-9, July 14-16; August 11-13

Camp Cowboy - Quest Camp

Location: Central and Southern OK and Northwest Arkansas

Highlights include:

  • Stand up Paddle Boarding 
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Outdoor Camping
  • Small Group Discussions
  • OSU Traditions

Dates: June 6-8, June 13-15, June 27-29; July 11-13, July 16-18; August 8-10 


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Camp Cowboy Mission Statement

The tradition of Camp Cowboy is to introduce and engage incoming students with their peers, and upperclassmen mentors to provide an experience full of fun, friendship, and tradition that will in-turn create a more meaningful and impactful collegiate experience at OSU. 

By attending Camp Cowboy, participants will:

  • Learn elements of University resources, history, traditions, and ethics that is the core of the Cowboy family.

  • Foster relationships with peers in hopes of building a sense of belonging.

  • Understand who they are, and the role they play in our campus community. (Consciousness of Self)

  • Invest in their community and serve something bigger than themselves. (Commitment)

  • Gain cultural competence by embracing personal experiences through fellowship and mentorship of current OSU students. (Collaboration)