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

Location Tips

  • Squads stay in four bedroom, two bath suites that include a living room and kitchenette
  • Camp is held in a large arena known as the Convocation Center
  • Dorms are located right across the street from the Convocation Center
  • Lunch is served at the Convocation Center
  • This location uses mats for camp
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a college campus
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • State Director: Stan Tabor stabor@varsity.com 501.413.9854

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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

It’s all about the JOURNEY at NCA Summer Camp!

This summer we are exploring the invaluable roles cheerleaders play in their communities as athletes, ambassadors, crowd leaders, entertainers and spirit raisers. Not only will the journey at NCA Summer Camp be fun-filled and educational, but also lead to self-discovery so your athletes can return to their peers as empowered respectful leaders. What will you discover on your #JourneyWithNCA?

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 are going on a JOURNEY at NCA Summer Camp to explore what makes us great! Discover the importance of respect, hard work, encouragement, confidence and just having fun. Speaking of fun, here are some outfit ideas to plan for FUN DAY at camp:

• Take flight as PILOTS

• Set sail as SAILORS

• Shoot for the stars as ASTRONAUTS

• Stay on track as TRAIN CONDUCTORS

• Explore new frontiers as EXPLORERS

• Enjoy seeing new things as TOURISTS

• Discover something new as SCUBA DIVERS

• Set a course for success as OLYMPIC ATHLETES

• Get creative and have FUN!

Team Up for St. Jude

Varsity Spirit partners with St. Jude to support its mission of finding cures for children fighting cancer and other catastrophic illnesses. Each summer, we ask every cheerleader attending a Varsity Spirit camp to send fundraising letters to friends and family around the country, asking for donations to the renowned hospital. Join the fight and pre-order your letters for NCA Summer Camp today!

pre-order st. jude letters

Required Forms & FAQs

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

required forms & faqs