Pre-Camp | Springfield College

What is Pre-Camp?

Pre-Camp is a student-run program for first-year Springfield College students designed to help you get a head start in making friends with your peers, familiarizing yourself with the college experience, and gaining a sense of self-assurance and confidence.

A Letter from Your Pre-Camp Staff

As students ourselves, we understand that attending college may be a tremendous change for you, and some of you may be leaving home for the very first time. We've all been there. Pre-Camp provides a unique and fun experience that encourages reflection and acceptance. We hope you decide to take this opportunity to get a head start on your college experience. We look forward to reading your applications and meeting you at Pre-Camp!

Pre-Camp will take place before the school year begins-- August 29 through September 1, 2023.
You will spend four days and three nights at East Campus, a section of Springfield College located a mile and a half away from the main campus. East Campus is a nature zone with outdoor sleeping facilities as well as hiking trails, picnic areas, wide-open fields, and a waterfront.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as Pre-Camp can only accommodate up to 85 students. The deadline for the application is Wednesday, July 12. Students will be given more details and will need to pay an $100 fee to cover the cost of food and activities upon acceptance.

If you have any questions or would like further information about Pre-Camp 2023, please contact us by email at

Sincerely yours,
Pre-Camp 2023 Staff