Aggie Camp FAQs

If you still have questions, contact Campus Activities  at 575-646-3200.

What is Aggie Camp?

Aggie Camp is a spirit camp that instils Aggie traditions for the new students at New Mexico State University.

Who can go to Aggie Camp?

Any new incoming students to New Mexico State University who are enrolled full time in the fall semester.

Where and when will Aggie Camp be?

Aggie Camp will be held at Camp Aspendale in Cloudcroft, NM. The camp starts 3 days before move-in. Campers should arrive on campus on August 11th.

How do I get there?

Aggie Camp will provide transportation to Aspendale from the NMSU campus to all students participating in the camp.

Can I bring my friend?

Yes! If your friend is also a new Aggie they can also register for Aggie Camp.

How long is the camp?

Aggie Camp lasts three days from August 10th till August 13th.

When and how can I apply?

You may apply online through our Aggie Camp page on the Campus Activities site or during Aggie Welcome and Orientation.

How much does Aggie Camp cost?

Aggie Camp fee is $200.00 which includes transportation, meals, lodging, and a shirt. This fee is due by August 1st. Please note, you must also register for Aggie Camp to complete your sign up. You Aggie Camp Fee can be paid here

Are meals provided?

Yes! Meals will be provided by Aggie Camp staff, make sure to write down any food restrictions on your application so we can best serve your needs.

What should I bring to Aggie Camp?

Reusable water bottle, sunscreen, toiletries, sleeping bags, pillows, snacks, positive attitudes, active gear, closed-toe shoes, comfortable clothing, light jackets. A complete packing list can be found here.

What if I have allergies?

Please list your allergies during registration. Aggie Camp staff will work with you to accommodate your needs.

Where do we sleep? Sleeping arrangements?

All campers will be staying in cabins, gender assigned. No co-ed living. Supervised by camp counselors and other staff. Please be sure to bring bedding for your bunk.

What should I wear?

Comfortable clothing. Keep in mind that we will be outside and participating in different activities.  You find the complete packing list here.

Why should I go to Aggie Camp?

You should be part of Aggie Camp because it will not only allow you to meet new incoming Aggies but you will learn about the traditions that happen at New Mexico State University. You will be more than ready to start your freshman year of college with great Aggie Spirit.

Who do I talk to about concerns?

If you have any concerns please contact Campus Activities at or call 575-646-3200

Who will be there?

Aggie Camp Directors, Assistant Directors, Co Chairs and counselors along with the Student Program Coordinator and your fellow Aggie campers.

Where is Cloudcroft, NM and Aspendale Camp?

Cloudcroft, NM off of Cox Canyon Hwy.
Address: 163 Pierce Canyon Rd. Cloudcroft, NM 88317

What activities will be happening?

This is all a surprise! Be prepared for being outside, having fun, and meeting new people.

What if I have a disability?

If you have a disability please contact Campus Activities at or call 575-646-3200