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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 the Honors Welcome


Dates: Aug 15 - 19, 2021 

Cost per Camper: $250

Registration: Closed as of Aug 5, 2021

Click here to view the tentative schedule

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.

Thank you for your interest in Camp Blue 2021! 

Registration is now closed, thank you for your interest!

Preparation: 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
  • Names of guests/family members that will attend the Camp Blue Welcome session and Family Program (limit of 4)

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


Deadline: Must be received by 1 EDT on Aug 5, 2021

  • Must be emailed to camp email address with student name and ID number
  • No cancellation and/or refund requests will be accepted over the phone
  • No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline for any reason

Cost per Camper: $250

If you are Pell Grant eligible, discounted Camp fees may be available. More details will be updated here soon.

Camp Fee includes all of the following:

  • 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.


Student Transitions and Family Programs - Camp Blue

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911