Become a part of Southeast's newest tradition!

  • Want a jumpstart on getting involved on campus?
  • Interested in campus tradition?
  • Ready to meet new friends?

What is CampRedhawk?

CampRedhawk is a summer leadership camp designed for new students preparing to enter their first semester at Southeast Missouri State University. It will offer an introduction to campus life and traditions, immerse you in school spirit, and introduce you to other new Redhawks. You will become more familiar with campus and the community where you will spend the next four years.

Is CampRedhawk for me?

If you are enthusiastic about your upcoming college experience, and like meeting new people, CampRedhawk is for you!

When is CampRedhawk?

All sessions run Sunday-Wednesday.

June 12-15

June 19-22

July 10-13

July 17-20

Online registration will open in February. Please contact us at with questions. 

What will we do at CampRedhawk?

You'll be busy! Activities will include:
  • Southeast's new high ropes course
  • Competing in team challenges
  • Getting to know campus and Cape Girardeau
  • Learning tips and tricks for involvement and success from current student leaders
  • Experiencing the "Redhawks Rally"
Basic Schedule

What do I need to bring?

 The Essentials:
  • Insurance information
  • Comfortable, casual clothing
  • Active wear for physical activities
  • Tennis shoes or other footwear suitable for significant walking and activities
  • Personal toiletries and towel for bathroom
  • Bed linens, including pillows
  • Day pack- backpack or other bag you can keep with you during the day
  • Reusable, refillable water bottle
  • Sunblock and bug spray
  • Light snacks
Optional things:
  • While no money beyond the cost of the camp is required, we do advise students to bring some spending money for outside snacks or treats, visits to the bookstore, etc.
  • Small fan
Are there things I cannot bring?

Yes. Please view this list. 

What does CampRedhawk cost?

The charge for CampRedhawk is $180.00, and will be billed to your Southeast student account prior to your arrival. All fees for camp are due on the Tuesday of your camp session. 

The fee cannot be covered by university scholarship awards or financial aid; however, limited scholarships for participants with demonstrated financial need are available. Submit scholarship inquiries to 

I'm in! Where do I sign up?

Online registration will open for 2016 dates in February.