Welcome to Baker University!

  • June 23-26 session offers both Traditional and Performance camps simultaneously.
  • July 10-12 session is a Traditional 3 day camp, there is also a 3 day NDA Ignite dance camp running simultaneously for teams that want to travel with their dance team.
  • Camp is held in an Indoor, matted and air conditioned facility
  • Small, convenient campus – minimal walking
  • KSHSAA rules are followed for Kansas teams and KSHSAA coach’s certification is offered.
  • This camp is run by a 50-year NCA veteran, Elaine Brady
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Holly Schaffner, at hschaffner@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • Bring door decorations for your dorms! – Erin
  • Register for this camp early. It tends to fill up fast! – Carrie 
  • Great small campus, everything is close and convenient.– Jessie

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Staff was very positive, knowledgeable, extremely friendly, very attentive, overall AMAZING!'" Coach BryannaBuhler High School
"'We love the Baker campus.  We love the NCA staff. Everyone was great!'" Coach EricaPiper Middle School
"'We loved our instructor and the fact that he was working with us the entire camp! He was able to meet our particular needs based on our skills. Overall, this was an amazing experience for us and probably the BEST camp we’ve been to!'" Coach AshleyBay 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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