Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Camp Duke cost? $200 and this includes all meals, t-shirt, activities and three nights stay.

Are there fee waivers or scholarships available for Camp Duke? Yes! E-mail Taler Alexander at for more information about how to apply for a Camp Duke scholarship. Scholarships will be given based upon need and the number of applicants.

When is the last day to enroll for Camp Duke? SWOSU has space for 200 campers, registration will end on June 19, 2020 at 5 p.m. or when the 200 camper capacity is filled.

How do I pay for Camp Duke? You can pay via PayPal on the website or send a check to New Student Orientation, 100 Campus Drive, Weatherford, OK 73096, make checks payable to Camp Duke.

What time does Camp Duke start? Check-in begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21st.

What time does Camp Duke end? Checkout will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 24th.

What is the dress for Camp Duke? July is very warm in Oklahoma; please bring comfortable clothing for outdoor activities from morning to evening. Dress is casual, yet appropriate. Refer to the “What To Bring” tab for further details.

What is included in my $200 registration fee? All meals, lodging in campus Residence Hall, one official Camp Duke t-shirt (worn on the last day), all activities and events.

My summer is really busy, is Camp Duke really worth it? Camp Duke will be an unforgettable experience. Four days and three nights of non-stop fun at Camp Duke will help you feel at ease with SWOSU before you step foot in a classroom. You will meet some of your first SWOSU friends and make memories to last a lifetime! Mark Camp Duke on your calendar right now!

I’m not a very social person, is Camp Duke really the right environment for me? Camp Duke will help you step out of your reserved shell. Data collected from the last two years of Camp Duke showed that 70 percent of campers wanted to return as Camp Counselors, 80 percent of campers said Camp helped them better prepare for college academically, 98 percent of campers said Camp helped them better prepare for college socially. Camp Duke has something to offer everyone. We guarantee that you will have a great time and meet new people!

How do I get to Camp Duke? Click here!

Where can I park? You may park in any of the campus parking lots.