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Camp Big Red

Western Kentucky University
Camp Big Red is back for 2021!
Registration Update!
Camp Big Red 2021 registration will open to WKU Faculty/Staff and Students on Tuesday, April 27 and continue through Wednesday, April 28.  Preston Center member registrations will follow on April 29.  Outside community registrations will open on April 30.

Due to COVID-19, all camp sessions will be limited to 64 participants.

Weekly Special Event information will be updated shortly.



Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Enrollment is limited to the first 70 campers per session.  If a session is full, we will place any interested campers on a first-come, first-served waiting list.

WKU Faculty/Staff/Students

  • Tuesday, April 27 - Wednesday, April 28

Once online registration opens it will remain open until all sessions are full

Preston Center Members

  • Thursday, April 29

Once online registration opens it will remain open until all sessions are full

Community members

  • Friday, April 30

Once online registration opens it will remain open until all sessions are full.

Registration Instructions - Follow these step by step instructions to help you register.

Registration link

You are encouraged to set up your account as soon as you can, so when registration opens later, your account will be ready.


WKU affiliates
New Guests


Camp is comprised of nine, one-week sessions. Camp sessions are Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:30pm. Campers should be dropped off on Court # 3 of the Preston Center Gymnasium. Campers may arrive as early as 7:30am and must be picked up on Court # 3 no later than 4:30pm. After-care fees will be charged for any campers departing after 4:30pm




A Typical Day at Camp Big Red

7:30 - 9:00am - Camper Drop Off/Free Play

9:15 - 10:30am - Swim Time (Mon - Thurs)

9:15 - 10:30am - Kid Yoga (Friday - NO SWIM)

10:40am - Snack Time (Camp Will Provide)

11:10 - 11:50am - Organized Games

12:05 - 1:15pm - Lunch location DSU (Mon-Thur);

Lunch @ Preston Center (Fri)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Arts & Crafts (Mon & Weds)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Organized Activities (Tues)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Field Trips & Special Events(Thurs)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Pizza Party & Movie Day (Fri)

3:30 - 4:30pm - Free Play/Camper Pick Up

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 Last Modified 4/13/21