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Student Transitions and Family Programs

Camp Blue

The Perfect Fit for You

Camp Blue follows the University of Dayton's philosophy of, "Learn Lead, Serve" and provides an opportunity for you to: 

  • Gain hands-on leadership skills
  • Find connections to last your entire college experience
  • Get on campus earlier and settled into life at UD
  • Engage in service in the local Dayton community

Please note: Students interested in participating in Camp Blue can also attend MECpro and the Honors Welcome


Dates: Aug 14 - 19, 2022

Cost per Camper: $250

Registration: Registration has filled, if you would like to join our waitlist please fill out the following form.

Learn about Camp Blue:

Curious about Camp Blue? Learn more about what exactly is Camp Blue and why incoming students should be a part of this engaging opportunity. Find out why incoming students that engage in this program and Blue Crew Counselors often talk about the rewarding relationships they build that last their entire UD journey and beyond. Email to learn more!

Check out our 2022 Camp Blue Schedule

Camp Blue Registration

Thank you for your interest in Camp Blue 2022! 

Registration has filled, thank you for your interest!


During registration, you must provide the following:

  • UD Student ID #
  • UD email address
  • Student cell phone number
  • Emergency contact name, email address and phone number

***If you are attending Camp Blue and a campus resident, you will move in to your fall assignment at the beginning of the program.


  1. Deadline: Must be received by 1pm EDT on July 20, 2022
  2. Must be emailed to camp email address with student name and ID number
  3. No cancellation and/or refund requests will be accepted over the phone
  4. No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline for any reason

Cost per Camper: $250

If you have financial need and would like to be considered for a scholarship, please complete the following form.

Camp Fee includes all of the following:

  • Collaboration Micro-credential
  • Early move-in to assigned academic year residence hall room
  • Transportation to/from service trip, and all of other off campus trips
  • Camp T-shirt
  • Camp Reunion programming

Each confirmed camper will receive an electronic confirmation once registration has been successfully completed. 


The following forms will need to be completed by each camper. Please click on each link below to download a copy, print and sign the document, and bring it with you for camp check-in. Any campers who will not be 18 years old by the first day of camp will need to have a parent or guardian sign all waivers. Failure to return forms may result in camper not being able to attend and having to return home.

Tentative Camp Blue Schedule

Highlights include: 

  • Welcome to Camp!!
  • Dayton Dragons Game
  • Team Time #1

Highlights include: 

  • Low ropes with Campus Recreation 
  • DISCovering Leadership 
  • Team Time #2
  • Engage with the Institute for Applied Creativity and Transformation (IACT)

Highlights include: 

  • Tour the Dayton Arcade Innovation Hub
  • Work towards the "Collaboration" Micro-credential
  • Enabling your Leadership Toolkit
  • Leading in the Marianist Tradition
  • Team Time #3

Highlights include: 

  • Discover Dayton
  • Service in the Dayton Community
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Team Time #4

Highlights include: 

  • Leadership Games with Campus Recreation
  • Spirit Cup!
  • Achieving your Collaboration Micro-credential
  • Leadership & Laughter

Highlights include: 

  • Service in the UD Community - helping other first years move in!


Student Transitions and Family Programs - Camp Blue

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911