Bearkat Camp

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What is Bearkat Camp?

Bearkat Camp is a three-day, two-night experience for incoming SHSU Freshmen that focuses on the spirit, pride and traditions of Sam Houston.

Top 5 Reasons to Register:

The Activities

Competitions, socials, ropes course, zipline, waterfront activities and more. We dare you to not have fun!

The Food

Catered meals, unlimited snacks and sweet treats are all offered while accommodating all dietary needs!

The Memories

This one needs no explanation but check out these camper testimonials to hear firsthand!

The Friendships

Become a part of the SHSU community before moving in! The students you meet at BKC are the same ones you will share dorms, classes, and campus activities with throughout the year. Why not meet them early?!

The Location

BKC is held at SHSU's own University Camp in Riverside, TX. UCamp features lake-front views, air-conditioned buildings and all the modern conveniences in a traditional camp setting.

2024 Dates

Session Dates
Session 1 July 22 - 24
Session 2 July 26 - 28
Session 3 July 30 - August 1
Session 4 August 3 - 5
Transfer Camp August 24 - 25

Bearkat Camp is $125, and Transfer Camp is $50. Bearkat Camp registration fee includes all meals, lodging, camp t-shirt, and programming.

Cancellations made after listed deadlines are non-refundable.