Welcome to Henderson State University!

  • NCA Performance Camp
  • Focus on stunts/pyramids
  • Staffed 1 instructor per team
  • Buddy instructor contacts you prior to camp to discuss your team’s goals
  • Camp is held indoors in a matted facility
  • Nice dorms, new gym, and new cafeteria
  • Minimal walking –  All three facilities are next to each other
  • For more information, contact your State Director, Stan Tabor, at stabor@varsity.com

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Location Tips

  • There is a track with railing above the gym, so feel free to bring your banners or run-through type signs to hang with rope/string!   If this is your first time to attend a Performance Camp, email me for tips on how you can prepare! – Stan
  • Bring water bottles to avoid standing in line at the water fountain! – Paul
  • Work on stunt and pyramid basics prior to camp so the staff can help you move on to more advanced skills! – Kortni

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Testimonials from Camp

"'The one-on-one staffing was very helpful!   I’ve already booked it for this coming summer!'" Coach StacyNashville Jr. High
"'With the help of our buddy instructor, we learned a creative routine that we can perform at pep rallies and halftimes.   This camp was a great foundation for our competitive year.'" Coach ChristyAlma High School
"'The staff was super helpful and encouraging!'" Coach SarahGoza Middle 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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