Camp Leatherneck

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FREE 2-day leadership retreat for incoming students

Organized and facilitated by current student leaders (Camp Leatherneck Leaders)



  • Discover your own leadership strengths
  • Learn how to get involved on campus
  • Get tips for academic success
  • Participate in a variety of activities


  • Learn about local service opportunities
  • Hear stories from servant leaders
  • Give back as a member of WIU Move-in Crew for fall opening weekend


  • Connect with over 100 peers (Campers) & 20 current student leaders (Camp Leaders) 
  • Establish lasting friendships to begin your first year
  • Learn about campus resources
  • Meet WIU staff and administrators who are passionate about your success at WIU

Contact Info

Camp Leatherneck
Phone: 309-298-3232

Important Dates

Wednesday, July 21: Deadline for Campers to Apply for Camp

August 1: Campers will be notified if selected to attend Camp.

Wednesday, August 16: Camper Move-In & Introduction to Camp

Thursday, August 17: Depart for Camp

Friday, August 18: Return from Camp & New Student Convocation

Apply for Camp Leatherneck HERE