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Deacon Campus Pre-Orientation Application: Due July 15th

Deacon Camp....An Insider's Guide to Wake Forest 

Deacon Camp is a three and a half day introduction to the compelling story of Wake Forest – past, present, and future. Go where few of your classmates will go, including Wake Forest historical sites, Demon Deacon athletic venues, and President Hatch’s residence; meet many of our Wake Forest leaders and coaches; and work together to develop a class legacy project. The incoming students of Deacon Camp will begin to discover their new home and make their mark at Wake Forest.

Deacon Camp is designed and facilitated by student leaders from the Wake Forest Traditions Council and Office of Campus Life staff. Each group of eight new students will have two upperclass students as their leaders.

Deacon Camp is an opportunity to jump-start your new college experience by fully integrating into the community, culture and traditions of Wake Forest. Throughout Deacon Camp you will discover the values and experiences that make Wake Forest so special. You will make new friends as well as valuable connections as you begin to write your  own unique chapter in the grand Wake Forest story.

"Knowing where you come from is a huge part of determining where you go. Deacon Camp gives you this opportunity. Explore the great legacy of Wake Forest and learn how to make the most of your time here."                                      - Patrick Yarborough, Class of 2013

Program Fee and Financial Aid: There is a $300 Program Fee due upon acceptance into the program.  The fee covers housing, transportation, food, and entertainment for the duration of the program.  There are a limited number of full and partial scholarships available for applicants in need of financial assistance.  If you are in need of a scholarship in order to attend, please answer the question regarding financial aid below and fill in the requested amount. You will be contacted by a program representative to discuss your request.  We do our best to fill funding requests, but not all requests for funding are guaranteed to be met.  Deacon Camp practices need blind admissions, therefore your application for the program will be considered separate from your request for financial aid. 

Please complete the application below by July 15th. 


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