Mission Statement

The tradition of Camp Cowboy is to introduce and engage first-year students with their peers, upperclassmen, staff and faculty to provide an experience that will in-turn create a more meaningful and impactful collegiate experience.

By attending Camp Cowboy, participants will:

  • Take the first step in their leadership development journey by being introduced to the diverse opportunities of engagement and involvement offered at OSU.

  • Foster relationships with peers and gain valuable knowledge of vital OSU resources.

  • Learn elements of the university's history along with the traditions and ethics that are core to the OSU legacy.