Jr. Bearkats

What is Jr. Bearkats?SamKat

Jr. Bearkats is the official SHSU club for our youngest bearkats ages 13 and under!  Membership is FREE and gives you access to exclusive events, on-field opportunities, a free t-shirt, and more! 

Join bearkat nation as we learn first-hand our school’s motto “The Measure of a Life is its Service”, the pride that comes with being a bearkat, and the importance of a college education.



  • Exclusive Events:
    • Academic Exploration Events
    • Cheer on the Bearkats (Pep Rally Show)
  • On-field Experiences & chances to meet the team (football & other sports!)
  • Free admission to all home, regular season SHSU athletic events (excluding football)
  • Other perks:
    • Official Membership Card
    • Jr. Bearkats t-shirt
    • Monthly Mailings
    • Exclusive Contests & More
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Mark your calendar! Get ready! Grab your SHSU gear! It’s time to show your Bearkat spirit and have some fun!

  • SHSUBasketball

    Join the Jr. Bearkats as we cheer on our Women's Basketball team in the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Autograph meet and greet with the team after the game.


  • Dance Class

    Any Bearkat Can Dance! ABCD and Jr. Bearkats team up for an epic dance class! Come learn some cool new moves with us. Location TBA.


  • SHSU Baseball

    Batter up! Get your SHSU gear ready as the Jr. Bearkats cheer on the baseball team. Come ready to run bases after the game!


  • SHSU Softball

    Take me out to the ball game, Jr. Bearkats are in the crowd! Come support our SHSU softball team.


  • Bearkat Crafts

    SHSU Art and the Jr. Bearkats welcome spring with some colorful projects. "Art" you going to come craft with us?


  • Service Project

    “The measure of a life is its service” Let’s serve the state park, cookout and meet an alligator!