Fish Camp 2016 ~ A Freshman's First Tradition

Welcome to the Fish Camp homepage! Fish Camp welcomes the Freshman class to Texas A&M each year with the purpose of giving them an opportunity to have fun, make friends, and learn more about life at Texas A&M.

Freshman registration for Fish Camp 2016 is open until June 30, 2016 at   5:00 PM on!

Scholarship applications to attend Fish Camp are available during registration!

An information packet that can answer many of your questions is attached at the bottom of this page! Medical release forms are only necessary if the student will not be 18 years old before July 29, 2016.


How much does Fish Camp cost?

Fish Camp costs $225. This price covers the cost of your bus ride, lodging at Lakeview, meals for four days, a Fish Camp t-shirt and water bottle.  The cost also included an exclusive Fightin' Texas Aggie 12th Man towel.

Financial assistance is available at the time of registration for those who have a financial need. An Installment Plan and Scholarship opportunities are provided in part by individual donations, The 12th Man foundation, the Gina and Bill Flores '76 Scholarship Endowment, the Michael '08 and Kristen '05 Nance Scholarship Endowment, the Fish Camp Scholarship Endowment, and Aggie Mom's Clubs. 

If payment is received by Fish Camp, you are ineligible for a scholarship or refund of that payment to receive a scholarship. You will receive a scholarship notification on June 23rd, until then NO payment is needed until you hear from us.

The Texas A&M Foundation Fish Camp Awards

Thanks to an $8,000 donation by Barbara and Bill Huffman ’53, the Texas A&M Foundation is giving away $1,000 to seven freshmen who attend Fish Camp plus one member of the counselor, crew, co-chair and director staff.

Every freshman, counselor, crew member, co-chair or director age 16 or older may apply for the awards online at from July 29 to August 28, 2016. All you have to do is answer three short-answer questions!

The Texas A&M Foundation will select recipients through a judging committee and notify winners Sept. 19. Awards will be applied to the recipients’ spring 2017 semester tuition and fees.

Look for more information at Fish Camp!


Special thanks to our Fish Camp 2016 sponsors for helping us transition the class of 2020 into A&M!

  • Abuelos Mexican Restaurant

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Have questions about Fish Camp 2016? Visit the Class of 2020 page for more information. Also, confused by some of the Fish Camp terms? Check out our Fish Camp Glossary!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at





MedicalReleaseForm.pdf18.91 KB
Final Freshman Mailer.pdf4.94 MB
2016 Freshman Information Packet.pdf3.92 MB