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!

    • SHSU Basketball

      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. Autographs after!


    • 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!


    • Tree Of Light

      Come join us for a holly jolly good time at the Tree of Light Ceremony.Our ornament will be hung on the tree with care as we all enjoy plenty of treats to share!.


    • Holiday Craft

      Join the SHSU art department in creating gifts for your friends and family. We will have fun while we decorate & get in the Beakat Holiday Spirit!


    • Pep Rally

      Come join the SHSU cheerleaders as we cheer on the Bearkats at our Pep Rally! We'll learn cheers and then perform them with the team.


    • Football

      Join us for tailgating, sign decorating, and more! We will sit together at the game, have a chance to meet the players, and even go down on the field!


    • Chemistry Fun

      Join the J.C. Stallings Chemical Society for experiments and more!
      I'd tell a Chemistry joke but all the good ones ARGON!


    • To Be Announced

      Check back often for exciting events to come!