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Frequently Asked Questions

Camp COE is an exciting experience for incoming engineering students at Mizzou. Here’s a bit more about what to expect from the experience.

What does COE stand for? COE stands for College of Engineering.

What is Camp COE? Camp COE serves as a student led avenue that will welcome and pass on COE traditions and values while creating a universally accepting support system in an environment that helps build relationships.

Who can attend Camp COE? Any incoming freshmen, transfer, and international students are welcome to attend.

When is Camp COE?  August 28 through August 30.

Where is the camp located? Camp C.O.E. will be held an hour from Columbia at High Hill Retreat Center. Campers will be housed in cabins for the weekend.

What kind of amenities can I expect at Camp COE? A variety of housing options will be utilized at the camp including a hall, lodge, and cabins. For more details on the amenities at High Hill, visit the website.

How long does Camp COE last? Camp C.O.E. will be most of the weekend. We will depart from campus on Friday afternoon and return Sunday afternoon!

Why should I participate in Camp COE? Camp COE will give students the opportunity to meet other students and faculty/staff in a safe, relaxed and fun atmosphere.

What activities does Camp COE provide? High Hill hosts activities such as the “blob” and ziplining over the lake, land sports including sand volleyball and gaga ball and much more! Additionally, activities such as paintball, axe throwing, and archery, all subject to change upon provided interest.

How much money does Camp COE cost? Camp C.O.E. is free of cost to the first 230 incoming students who register to attend.

How do I get to Camp COE? COE will provide bus transportation to and from the camp to give you the full camping experience.

How do I register? Registration for Camp COE 2020 is now open! Use the Camper Registration.

How can I get involved in Camp COE? Enjoy your experience as a camper! If you absolutely love it, we ask that you come back next year and become either a camp director or counselor.

What should I bring?

  • Bedding for a twin sized bed or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Bath linens

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