Welcome to Panama City Beach, Florida!

  • This resort offers housing in large condos on the Golf Course and beachfront
  • 24 hour on-site security
  • Take your shoes off for Cheer Class on the beach Day Two!
  • Poolside Luau third night of camp
  • Schedule allows for an afternoon of relaxation on the beach and an evening off for the luau
  • NCA Staff includes cheerleaders from top collegiate teams across the country!
  • Camp is held inside a large air-conditioned ballroom in close proximity to condos
  • Meals include Lunch and Dinner
  • This location uses mats for camp
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Gillian Guadagnino, at gguadagnino@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • Be ready to work and learn lots of great material, stunts, pyramids, and of course baskets! – Ryan
  • No need to bring blankets or a pillow – everything is provided for you at the resort. – Heartt
  • Don’t forget to bring your bathing suit and a towel so you can enjoy the pool and luau! – Nikki

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Camp was amazing!! My cheerleaders loved it and went home with so many stories for their parents! We learned so much, we are going to use the camp cheer and pyramids we learned as well as some of the 3-3-3 cheers! The best things about camp was the entire staff!! You guys rock.'" Coach MarianneCambridge Christian
"'Our buddy really made sure that my girls felt proud of their accomplishments. Everything felt organized and I appreciate that you adhered to the schedule! We loved NCA Camp!'" Coach TracyRidge Bay High School
"'We LOVED the Band Chant. This is a great start to a new tradition we can create by introducing our band to this music and making this become an every Friday Night Song!'" Coach ChelseaRutherford 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!

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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.

required forms & faqs