Fun, enrichment available through variety of MSU summer camps

Contact: Carl Smith

STARKVILLE, Miss.—From STEM-focused events to arts and humanities workshops, Mississippi State is offering a wide range of summer camps that will enrich Bulldogs and provide days of fun to participants of all ages.

2023 Advanced Composite Institute
Mississippi State is hosting a variety of STEM-focused summer camps this year, including the Advanced Composite Institute that features hands-on activities including wooden airplane construction and water rocket launches. (Photo by Grace Cockrell)

A complete listing of activities and registration information is available at, and events are designed for elementary students through post-college adults, including some designed specifically for participants with special needs.

Camps include immersive learning opportunities, recreational activities, field trips and social activities.

“We’re excited to provide another summer of diverse programming and events for the greater community,” said MSU Vice President for Student Affairs Regina Hyatt. “It’s exciting to have so many people turn to Mississippi State for fun and enrichment.”

2023 Youth Dawgs summer camp
Sanderson's Youth Dawgs participants enjoy the Great Dawg Games in the air conditioning of the Joe Frank Sanderson Center Auxiliary Gym, with inflatable bouncy jumpers and slides. (Photo by Megan Bean)

In addition to camps, is a resource for those planning or attending summer conferences. Information about amenities, lodging, dining, parking and transit, recreation and meeting spaces is listed on the site, as well as related university policies, including the Minors Protection Policy at

MSU’s Office of Guest and Conference Services offers a clearinghouse of summer camp information and may be contacted at Individual camp coordinators or sponsoring departments also may be contacted for full event details.

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