Welcome to Topeka, Kansas!

  • New location for 2020!
  • June 25-27: Game Day Speed Camp with a focus on skills and some sideline/game day material. View Speed Game Day Schedule
  • June 28-July 30: Traditional NCA Camp with the full NCA curriculum
  • Both sessions offer 1:1 staffing ratio, every team has their own instructor to ensure specialized attention during the camp
  • Housing, meals and camp facility are all at the Capital Plaza facilities.
  • Camp facility is indoor with A/C and mats
  • KSHSAA rules are followed for Kansas schools and KSHSAA certification is offered for coaches.
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Holly Schaffner, at hschaffner@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • Having camp at a hotel has the advantage of hotel beds and bathrooms, you don’t have to pack linens for this one! – Jessica
  • This camp has a great Spirit Shop, so be sure to bring extra spending money! – Alannah
  • Bring your own snacks for breaks – fresh fruit and granola bars are a good, healthy source of energy! – Trey

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Staff was very positive, knowledgeable, extremely friendly, very attentive, overall AMAZING!'" Coach BryannaBuhler High 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, NCA was an amazing experience for us.'" 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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