Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Camp Fees & Registration

Camp A-State will be held from Wednesday, August 3, 2016, to Thursday, August 4, 2016. Information regarding registration will be included in the packet each student receives during New Student Registration. Spots are filled on a first come, first served basis and the deadline to register, if capacity has not been reached prior, will be Wednesday, July 13, 2016. The cost to participate in Camp A-State is $60 per student. This fee includes: all meals, housing in a double room or quad with assigned roommate, t-shirt, all materials, activity fees, and lots of fun! Should you have any questions please contact Natalie Eskew at neskew@astate.edu.

Camp Program

If you are interested in being involved on campus and want to become a student leader at A-State, then Camp A-State is the place for you! Camp A-State is a an additional 2-day, 1 night program designed to provide incoming freshmen students with information to help aid in the transition process to A-State. The camp is facilitated by current student leaders, called Pack Leaders, and the Leadership Center staff works closely with both the Pack Leaders and camp participants to create a fun and unique leadership experience. Participants have the opportunity to meet current students, staff, faculty, and administrators from A-State.

Camp A-State begins on Day 1 at approximately 9:00am and ends on Day 2 at approximately 3:00pm. 

The Camp A-State program will include sessions on:

  • Leadership
  • History of A-State
  • 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 held the following leadership positions:

• Global Student Leaders
• Student Government Association President
• Student Government Association Vice President
• Student Government Assocation Executive Board
• Chancellor's Ambassadors
• Pack Leaders
• Student Government Association President
• Yearbook Staff
• Resident Assistant
• Student Activities Board President

• Sorority Executive Council
• Fraternity Executive Council
• Black Student Association
• A-State Sound of the Natural State Marching Band
• Student Activities Board Director and Committee Members
• Baptist Collegiate Ministry
• Reng Student Union Advisory Council
• United Voices Gospel Choir
• and much more...