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 or (813) 455-2904.

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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


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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