Catch-A-Dream has a NEW Home!


West entrance to the new Catch-A-Dream Lodge

The Catch-A-Dream Foundation has, from its inception in 2000, been housed on the campus of Mississippi State University in a unique and unprecedented partnership between a charitable foundation and a land grant university.  That partnership came to a mutually determined end on December 31, 2012. Beginning  January 1, 2013 the Program is independent of the university, and we have relocated to a new location off campus.

Each member of the Staff has left university employment and assumed appointments as employees of the Foundation.  Executive Director, Dr. Marty Brunson, will retire as Extension Professor at MSU on January 31, but will continue in his long-time role providing leadership for Catch-A-Dream.

We have been blessed to take ownership of a tremendous property just southwest of Starkville, MS that will serve as the permanent home for the Foundation and provide many new opportunities for Program growth and development.  The property consists of 43 acres of timber land nestled between the 43,000 acre Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge and the 10,000 acre John Starr Memorial Forest and Management Area.  Facilities include a 2,500 square foot lodge and a 1,500 square foot office building.  The office building was previously an 8 bedroom/ 4 bathroom bunkhouse, but over the past 6 weeks has been totally renovated and transformed into a beautiful office complex in which the daily operations for the Program will be housed.

The transition brings with it many changes in contact information. The one constant is the mailing address, which will remain the same at PO Box 6280, Mississippi State, MS  39762.  The shipping address, telephone and fax numbers, and email addresses have changed.  These have been updated on the web page and are also listed below for convenience.

If you find yourself in the Starkville, MS area please plan to stop by the office to say hello and see our new home!

NEW Contact Information

Telephone:  662-324-5700  |  Fax:  662-324-5699

Shipping Address (NEW):

2485 Ennis Road | Starkville, MS  39759