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Tradition. History. Friendship.

Camp Cowboy welcomes students to campus and shares the story of what it means to be a part of the Cowboy Family.

About Us

Why attend Camp Cowboy? 

Students who attend Camp Cowboy… 
  • Develop a sense of community with fellow Cowboys entering their first semester at OSU. 
  • Build relationships with student camp staff who help them find connection points, provide peer-to-peer guidance on how to excel and keep them informed of leadership opportunities around campus. 
  • Learn about co-curricular resources that are critical partners in students’ campus support networks. 
  • Understand common challenges of first-year students and develop strategies for addressing those challenges. 
  • Are more likely to be involved and stay engaged in campus and community activities throughout their time at OSU. 
  • Earn higher GPAs and complete their OSU degrees in a more timely fashion. 

Who We Are & What We Do


Camp Staff helps incoming students feel connected to the campus community and gain valuable insight important for success in and out of the classroom. 


Camp Cowboy is produced by students. Our student leaders enhance their leadership skills, project management abilities, and career readiness skillsets while serving to support the Cowboy Family. 

Camp Dates & Schedule

We have several chances for students to attend Camp Cowboy throughout the summer, and would love to see you there!

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