Welcome to Arkansas State University!

  • 1-to-1 ratio – each team will have their own Buddy Instructor
  • Buddy instructor contacts you prior to camp to discuss your goals
  • Apartment style dorm room accommodations
  • State of the art Convention Center
  • Indoor, matted facilities
  • For more information, contact your State Director, Stan Tabor, at stabor@varsity.com

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Staff Tips

  • ASU’s Convocation Center is beautiful, but some coaches think that it’s chilly! Pack a sweatshirt if you are cold natured! – Blake
  • Make sure you have plenty of memory on your phone or camera to take videos of your team and the Staff!– Christy
  • Bring your own water bottles to avoid long lines at the water fountains! – Jarrod

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Testimonials from Camp

"'The was our first year to attend NCA at ASU and we had a great time! I especially liked the apartment style dorms and the 1-to-1 staffing.'" Coach Lauren L.Lakeside Jr. High
"'The Convocation Center is very nice and so are the dorms!'" Coach DeAnn P.Trumann High School
"'This was my team's first time to attend an NCA 1-to-1 camp. We loved having a buddy instructor all to ourselves!'" Coach Cassie D.Greene County Tech High School

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Camp Notes

Camp Theme


Greatness can be portrayed in many ways, including becoming a leader, helping others, or inspiring the feeling of spirit. Since 1948 NCA has pursued our mission of empowering great athletes and building strong teams.

Join us this year to discover how to pursue your greatness.

What to Bring

  • A great attitude!
  • Camp Wear
  • Cheer Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Fun Day Outfit – see below for ideas on what to wear!
  • Game Day Props such as poms, signs, megaphones and flags

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What to Wear

We want to see how your team PURSUES GREATNESS at NCA Summer Camp!

Here are some ideas on what to wear for fun day:

  • Great historical figures or heroes
  • Role models or trailblazers
  • Great celebrities
  • What you want to be when you grow up
  • Landmarks or monuments
  • Someone you admire
  • Olympic teams
  • USA

Team Up for St. Jude

Since 2011, Varsity Spirit has raised over $6.5 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital because of cheerleading teams just like yours – through game days, donation letters, and online fundraising. Join the fight and pre-order your letters for NCA Summer Camp today!

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Required Forms & FAQs

Come into NCA Summer Camp fully prepared! Access required forms and read through our frequently asked questions before coming to camp.

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