Welcome to Arkansas State University!

If you are interested in being involved on campus and want to become a student leader at ASU then Camp A-STATE is the place for you! Camp A-STATE is an additional 2-day, 1 night program designed to provide incoming freshmen students with information to help aid in the transition process to ASU. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet current students, staff, faculty, and administrators from ASU.

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Upcoming Camps

Camp Fees & Registration

The cost to participate in Camp A-STATE is $60 per student. This fee includes: all meals, housing in a double room with assigned roommate, t-shirt, all materials, activity fees, and lots of fun! Registration is now open and you may apply by filling out the Camp A-STATE brochure and mailing it, along with payment to the address listed on form. Spots are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Camp Program

Camp A-STATE begins on Day 1 at approximately 10:00am and ends on Day 2 at approximately 3:00pm. The camp is facilitated by current student leaders, called Orientation Leaders, and the Leadership Center staff works closely with both the Orientation Leaders and camp participants to create a fun and unique leadership experience.

The Camp A-STATE program will include sessions on:
  • Leadership
  • History of ASU
  • How to get involved on campus
  • Benefits of being involved
  • Skills for collegiate success
  • College life
  • Peer relations
  • Teamwork


  • Pillow and sheets for a twin bed or sleeping bag
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Money for snacks and drinks or feel free to bring snacks from home

Making Leaders on Campus

Participants have gone on to hold the following leadership positions:

• Global Student Leaders
• SGA President
• SGA Vice President
• SGA Executive Board
• Chancellor's Ambassadors
• Orientation Leaders
• SGA President
• Yearbook Staff
• Resident Assistant
• Campus Outreach

• Sorority Executive Council
• Fraternity Executive Council
• Black Student Association
• ASU Marching Band
• Student Activities Board
• Baptist Collegiate Ministry
• Student Union Advisory Council
• United Voices Gospel Choir
• and much more...