Welcome to Emporia, Kansas!

  • Traditional NCA Camp featuring the full curriculum
  • Dorm room accommodations
  • Camp is held in an indoor, matted facility with A/C
  • KSHSAA rules are followed for Kansas teams
  • Camp is run by a 50-year NCA veteran, Elaine Brady
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Jason Sack, at  jsack@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • Bring all of your gameday props like signs and megaphones to get the most out of your camp experience– Erin 
  • Coaches, bring a lawn chair to use in the gym during the day!– Jessie  
  • This is a solid camp year after year. Come prepared to learn and grow as a team, and register early! This location often fills up fast!– Alannah

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Our squad LOVED NCA. We were challenged and learned NEW material.'" Coach RobertaTopeka West High School
"'Elaine caters to her coaches, staff, and makes her camps memorable for customers.'" Coach HeatherRidge Community High School
"'On behalf of Lee's Summit North we wanted to say THANK YOU! We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Emporia! It was the BEST camp I have attended as a coach and as an athlete! One thing we really appreciated was how this particular camp setup allowed us to bring both teams to the same camp and get both the traditional and performance experience!'" Coach AshleyLee's Summit North

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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