What is Gator Camp?
Gator Camp is a one-day experience that allows all incoming UHD freshman to meet new friends and show their school spirit! Incoming freshman students will interact with staff and current students in learning activities and student leadership opportunities. This is your opportunity to get answers about life at UHD and to foster friendships that will allow you to feel comfortable as you become part of the UHD family. Gator Camp will keep you busy with a host of activities including paddle boat races, scavenger hunts, kickball, mud volleyball, and much more!
When and where is Gator Camp?
Gator Camp is Saturday, August 27, 2011 (9:00am – 2:00pm) at the University of Houston-Downtown. Check-in will begin at 9:00am on the North Deck.
How much does it cost?
It’s FREE to all incoming freshman students! All activities, games, food, and prizes are free to you as long as you attend!
How do I register?
You register online. See the registration page. Once you register, an email confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided in one – two business days.
Can I bring guests?
No, Gator Camp is designed for incoming freshman students only. You will have an opportunity to meet new friends and maybe even mingle with some old ones that are also attending UHD.
What do I need to bring to camp?
Comfortable modest clothes for recreation and activities. Shorts and closed toe shoes are appropriate for all activities. T-Shirts will be provided when you check-in and we ask that you wear your shirt during the program. Towels for the shower is optional. It is hot in August so protection from the sun, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses may be helpful.
What should I not bring to camp?
Valuable items that could be easily misplaced or stolen such as jewelry, credit cards or cash. Any drugs, alcohol, weapons of any kind including pocket knives are not allowed. Any violations will be handled in cooperation with the university police and/or university disciplinary council.
Who do I contact for more information?
Gator Camp at 713-221-8022 or firstname.lastname@example.org (please put Gator Camp in the subject line).