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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 11 - 16, 2024

Cost per Camper: $TBD - For reference, in 2023 the program was $280

Registration for Camp Blue 2024 will take place in July. If you are interested in Camp Blue please reach out to



Learn about Camp Blue:

 Check out our 2023 Camp Blue Schedule

Curious about Camp Blue? Camp Blue participants and counselors carry the experience from this week-long leadership opportunity with them throughout their time at UD! Learn more about what exactly Camp Blue is and why incoming students should be a part of this engaging opportunity by emailing 


Camp Blue Registration

Thank you for your interest in Camp Blue 2023! 

Registration has closed. If you are interested in Camp Blue please reach out to STFP @ 937-229-2229 or


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 19, 2023
  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: $280

If you are Pell Grant eligible, discounted Camp fees may be available. Please submit the request for scholarship here:

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
  • Adventure Challenge at Camp Kern
  • 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.


Student Transitions and Family Programs - Camp Blue

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911