Rebel Quest

Join us for summer fun and learning on the University of Mississippi campus this summer. Each week will feature activities built around an academic theme incorporating different departments and disciplines on the University of Mississippi’s Campus. Each week will be filled with creativity, interaction, and enrichment.  

Grades:Rising 1st to 6th graders 
Dates: Six week-long sessions running May 28 – July 19, 2024  
Cost:$195 for regular week.  

For four-day weeks the cost will be: $156 for non-employees, $131 for employees 

University of Mississippi Employees (full-time) may choose ONE of the following employee benefit options: Save $25 per week now by paying the full cost upfront with a card. –OR– Choose Payroll Deduction – Full price of day camp ($195/week) taken out over six (6) pay periods starting with the first payroll of July. Available until June 15th.  

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Step 1: Pay + Secure Spot Step 2: Create Account

Rebel Quest is a day camp held on the Ole Miss campus and led by highly qualified university and community instructors. Students will experience hands-on learning and exploration that will encourage and motivate critical thinking. Students will explore different topics each week such as science, camping, arts, food from around the world, among other topics.

Regular Registration Deadline:

  • June Weeks: May 1st
  • July Weeks: June 1st

Late Registration Deadline:

An additional $15 late registration fee will be charged per week registered.

  • June Weeks: May 20th
  • July Weeks: June 20th

Registration Instructions

Program registration is a 3-step process that should be completed in order:

  • Step 1: Pay and secure your spot.
  • Step 2: Create an account. 
  • Step 3: Complete registration and checklist items.

Please only complete one (1) student registration per transaction. If registering multiple students, complete one student's registration, then start the process over for the next student. This system does not allow entry of multiple students' information within the same registration.

Step 1. Pay and secure your spot

Pay using the payment portal linked above to secure your student's spot.

Step 2: Create an account

Please use a personal email account, not a school affiliated email address, as most servers block external emails.

Within 3 business days, you will receive an email from with steps to create your Admissions Portal through our Blackbaud MySchoolApp system.

Create account

Step 3. Complete your registration and checklist items before the deadline.

Once in the Admissions Portal, you will instantly see your program’s registration checklist that our admissions team has assigned you. Please complete the registration checklist before the program deadline and within 14 days of creating an account.

Registration includes standard questions (e.g., contact information, academic history, etc.) as well as instructions for submitting rules and guidelines agreements and medical information and forms.

Before the program begins:

Prior to the start of summer, you will receive a detailed pre-summer logistics email along with a pre-arrival checklist shown on your MySchoolApp account.

Incomplete or Late Registrations

After you have paid and secured a seat in the program, make sure to finish the remaining steps within two (2) weeks. If your registration is incomplete or an application is inactive for three (3) weeks, a $20 late fee will incur, unless an extension is requested.

Refund Policy

You must cancel your registration at least two weeks before the chosen session to receive an 80% refund. Refunds are not available to cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the chosen session. Full refunds will be issued if the camp is cancelled due to low enrollment.

Daily Schedule

Time Event
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Morning drop off (Lamar Hall — back entrance, parking lot side)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rebel Quest activities
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Afternoon pick up (Lamar Hall — back entrance, parking lot side)

Week 1: Life on Mars 

Dates: May 28 - 31 (short week) 
Have you ever looked up in the sky and wondered what’s out there? Here at Rebel Quest, we have! Come with us as we blast off and explore our little red neighbor and ponder the question of if there could ever be Life on Mars. During this week, we will explore topics such as rocket propulsion, creating habitats, and what it would take to live on Mars.  

Week 2: Juicemanji 

Dates: June 3 - 7 
A camp for those who seek to find a way to leave their world behind! Roll the dice, and join us as we embark on an adventurous “journey” learning about the animal kingdom as we go! Each day will cover new animals and biomes. This week will be more fun than a barrel of monkeys!  

Week 3: Around the World in Five Days 

Dates: June 10 – 14 
Travel the world with Rebel Quest! Join us for a week full of fun learning about different cultures and languages around the world. We will “visit” places such as Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, and Morocco. All aboard this week as we “set sail” for new and fun experiences! 

Week 4: Summer Olympics  

Dates: June 17 – 21 
In honor of the 2024 Summer Olympics, Rebel Quest is diving into the wonderful world of sports! During this week, we will learn about the history of the Olympics, sports science, and the competitive spirit. Join us as we go for the gold!  

Week 5: Jurassic Quest 

Dates: July 8 - 12 
Welcome to Jurassic Quest! Join us as we explore the fantastic world of dinosaurs. We will look at paleontology and fossils as we learn about some of the most interesting animals to ever walk our planet. This week of Rebel Quest, life finds a way!  

Week 6: Level Up 

Dates: July 15 - 19 
Do you like games? This week of Rebel Quest, we will explore the history of gaming and diving into what makes our favorite games tick! We will investigate concepts such as coding, game design, and much, much more! Get some experience and Level Up!  

For additional information, please contact:

  • Address: Outreach and Continuing Education, Office of Pre-College Programs, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
  • Phone: (662) 915-7621
  • Fax: (662) 915-1535
  • Email: