We are proud to sponsor five events before classes begin each fall semester. You can only register for one as they overlap in time.
H-Camp is our traditional camp at an off-site location filled with camp games, friendships, and connections.
H-Day is a one-day excursion to a campsite filled with fun times and memory-making.
Honors Potions (HP) Camp
HP-Camp is an experience unlike any other on campus. Instead of camp games, it will feature potion-making and Harry Potter-inspired fun.
One Credit to Rule them All (OCRA)
OCRA is a camp devoted to fantasy worlds. Learn about castles, culture, siege engines and more in this Lord of the Rings-inspired experience!
The Think Tank
Think Tank is a course where students will compete in ethics case competitions together. Prepare to be a leader of tomorrow, today!
- Can I register for multiple retreats?
Unfortunately, no. The calendars for H-Camp, H-Day, HP Camp, Think Tank and OCRA overlap.
- Can I register for either retreat if I will be in Gainesville for Marching Band or Sorority Rush?
Unfortunately, no. Band and rush are huge time commitments, and they overlap with the retreat schedules.
- When can I move in if I am attending either retreat?
Campers participating in either H-Camp, HP-Camp, Think Tank or OCRA can move into on-campus housing early. Housing and Honors will be in touch with more information about early move-in for retreat participants.
- Do SHO members receive a discount?
Every student is now automatically a member of SHO, as of Fall 2023, so there is no longer a member / non-member pricing difference.
- Can I get the registration fee waived for either camp if I demonstrate financial hardship?
Because of the cost it takes to put on H-Camp and H-Day, we cannot waive fees completely. However, some campers may be eligible to receive a discounted registration price due to financial hardship, and they should contact Dr. Forbes if they believe this to be the case. HP-Camp, Think Tank and OCRA-Campers will not have their fee discounted.
- Is there a waitlist?
There is a waitlist for all five retreat experiences. Students on the waitlist will be notified if a spot becomes available.
- How will I get to camp?
HP-Camp, Think Tank and OCRA camps take place on the University of Florida campus, so transportation will include walking and campus buses. H-Camp and H-Day take place off-campus, and the cost of registration includes campers’ motorcoach transportation fees.
- How do I register for the course credit I earn for doing HP-Camp, Think Tank or OCRA?
Do not worry – the Honors office will register all HP-Camp, Think Tank and OCRA participants for the Fall course credit prior to the start of their respective camp.