Welcome to Cru Kids!

Cru Kids is a club for children and grandchildren of UMHB graduates. Your kids will grow up surrounded by the same Crusader spirit that you grew to love as a UMHB student. You can start now by giving them an authentic experience of a lifetime. There are fun events and benefits for all ages!

Registration for the 2022-23 academic year will only be open until August 31, 2022. So sign up today to be involved in this fun and exciting club.

From infant to age 18, all Cru Kids can join!

Your membership includes a Cru Kids t-shirt, a membership card, and birthday card from our mascot! You will need to wear your t-shirt or have your card for access to Cru Kids events and perks. Membership runs from September to August. Sign up now and join the fun!

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Perks and Benefits

  • Cru Kids t-shirt
  • Cru Kids membership card
  • Birthday Card from Crunk
  • Free Meals at all alumni events (with adult registration)
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Naomi Shoemake

Age 5

I love it cause I get to do arts and crafts and hang out with Crunk at UMHB.

Naomi Shoemake

Age 5

Registration and Fees

A Cru Kids Annual Membership is only $20.

Cru Kids grow up already feeling the sense of home that UMHB offers all its students. Your registration covers an entire year's worth of fun events for your kids. 2022-2023 Cru Kids memberships are from September 1, 2022, to August 31, 2023.

Crunk with Cru Kids

Crunk’s Birthday

September 3, 2022 | 3:00 pm

Come and celebrate Crunk’s birthday with us from 3 pm to 4 pm. We will have some fun activities, cupcakes, and enough Cru spirit for the whole family to enjoy. If you would like to give Crunk a gift, please feel free to donate Easy Mac to The Source, UMHB’s on-campus food pantry for students. Following the party, stay to enjoy our first home football game of the 2022 season.

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Servin’ it With the Cru

September 16, 2022 | 6:00 pm

Join us at the Mayborn Arena for Crusader volleyball. After enjoying the game, Cru Kids are invited to go on the court to meet the players and try their hand at serving the ball.

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Cru Kids hanging out with Cru Cheer at Crusader Stadium.

Cru Kids Day at Crusader Stadium

October 1, 2022 | 12:00pm

C – R – U – S – A –D – E – R –S!

Cru Kids are invited to spend time on Fredenburg Field during our Homecoming festivities! Join Crunk, the Sader Belles, Cru Cheer, and UMHB’s Football team at noon to enter the stadium. The event is a Cru Kids exclusive, so make sure your Cru Kid has their t-shirt or Cru Kids I.D. to participate.

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Kickin’ it With the Cru

October 20, 2022 | 5:00 pm

Your Cru Kid is invited to an exciting evening of men’s and women’s soccer. At both games, during halftime, Cru Kids will have the opportunity to go on the field to score a goal. All your Cru Kid needs is some crusader spirit and their soccer ball to enjoy this activity.

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Art Zoom Beth Norvell UMHB

Art Zoom with Ms. Beth

December 9, 2022 | 6:00 pm

Jolly Ms. Beth is excited to share another Christmas-themed Art Zoom with our Cru Kids. Register online by December 2 for the activity, and all the supplies will be mailed to your home.

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Basketball with the Cru

January 12, 2023 | 5:00 pm

We invite you to the Mayborn Arena for Cru Kids day with our Crusader basketball teams. Cru Kids are invited to meet and greet our Crusader basketball players in the lobby after each game.

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Acrobatics & Tumbling

Tumblin’ With the Cru

February 18, 2023 | 4:00 pm

Join us at the Mayborn Arena to cheer on our Acro and Tumbling team. Cru Kids will be amazed by our talented team as they jump, flip, and tumble to victory. Following the meet, Cru Kids can join the team on the mat to take fun photos.

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Cru Kids Day at Red Murff Field

March 03, 2023 | 6:00 pm

Crusader Baseball is sure to be a hit with Cru Kids. Enjoy a Crusader Baseball Game and watch as your Cru Kid gets the opportunity to meet the team and run the bases following the game.

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83 Annual Easter Pageant UMHB

Easter Pageant

April 05, 2023 | 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm, and 5:30 pm

Experience one of UMHB’s long-standing traditions; on April 5, UMHB will present the 84th Annual Easter Pageant.

No tickets are needed for this event, and all seating is first-come, first-serve at Luther Memorial.

Cru Kids and their families are invited to join us at the Musick Alumni Center and Museum at the Parker House for light refreshments after the show. During the reception, there will be an exciting scavenger hunt for the Cru Kids.

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Storytime with the Cru

June 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2023 | 11:00 am

Join us for lunch as we host a virtual summer reading activity. We will have a few awesome guests from UMHB join us from 11 am to 11:30 am, including Mr. Crusader Knight, Miss Mary Hardin-Baylor, and Jesus from the Easter Pageant.

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Got Questions?

We're happy to answer any questions you may have about Cru Kids!
Please contact our Alumni Engagement staff at alumni@umhb.edu or (254) 295-4599.