Eagle Camp (Fall)

About Eagle Camp

Not to be confused with Freshman Orientation, Eagle Camp is the next step in a smooth transition to UNT and the Denton community. Eagle Camp is a great opportunity for you to make new friends, learn UNT traditions, and enter into your first year of college with confidence and feeling like a part of the UNT family! You will also meet student leaders who will help you feel ready as you start college as part of the Mean Green family!

How to Register for Eagle Camp

Registration for Eagle Camp is is now closed. On-site registration will take place from 4:00pm - 5:00pm at the office of Orientation and Transition Programs in the University Union, 377. 

Details

Date

Friday, September 20 - Saturday, September 21, 2019

Cost

Regular Registration Fee: $35
The camp fee covers transportation to and from camp, lodging for one night, three meals, a camp t-shirt, and all activities. Payment should be submitted online when you register.

Schedule at a Glance

Friday, September 20, 2019
Time Event Location
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Student Check-In
Office of Orientation & Transition Programs 
University Union, 377
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Welcome & Pep Rally
UNT Coliseum
6:00pm
Grab & Go Lunch/Depart for Camp Copass
UNT Coliseum
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Arrive at Camp Copass/Settle into Cabins
Various Locations
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Group #1
Various Locations
8:30pm - 11:00pm
Silent Disco
Main Auditorium
10:30pm - 11:30pm
Games & Camp Fire* (weather permitting)
Various Locations
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time
Event
Location
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
Dining Hall
9:00am - 10:00am
Small Group #2
Various Locations
10:00am - 12:00pm
All-Camp Challenge Rotations (4)
Various Outdoor Locations
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Clean up & Lunch
Dining Hall
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Chant Competition
Various Locations
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Final Small Group
Various Locations
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Closing & Awards
Main Auditorium
4:00pm
Pack Cabins & Load Buses
Various Locations
4:30pm
Return to Campus
UNT Coliseum
5:30pm
Eagle Camp Tailgate
The Hill at Apogee
6:30pm
UNT Football Game vs. UTSA
Apogee Stadium

Location

Eagle Camp is hosted at Camp Copass in Denton, TX. Students ride buses from the UNT campus to Camp Copass, where they stay in air-conditioned, furnished cabins.

Transportation & Event Logistics

A bus will take students to Camp Copass for Eagle Camp. Students will be expected to check-in for camp during a designated time and bring all of their overnight belongings. A bus will also bring the group back to campus on Saturday afternoon prior to the North Texas football game. 

Accommodations

Students who intend to register with the Office of Disability Accommodation (ODA) under the terms of ADA/504, or who request accommodations for Eagle Camp should include necessary information on their Eagle Camp registration. Dietary restrictions should also be included on the form.

Medical Information and Release Form

There will be a nurse on staff at Eagle Camp to help with any minor injuries of incidents that could occur. All Eagle Camp participants are required to complete a Medical Information and Release Form prior to leaving for camp. If a participant is under the age of 18, the form must be completed by a parent or guardian.

Medical Information and Release Form (pdf)

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Refunds

Refund requests must be made in writing and received by an Orientation & Transition Programs Staff member no later than one week prior to Camp. There will be NO refunds issued after this date. Refunds will be credited to the original card used to register.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be made by the student in writing online (using the cancellation form). No cancellations will be taken by phone. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the Orientation and Transition Programs Staff no later than one week prior to camp in order to cancel and receive a refund. There will be NO refunds issued after this date.