Welcome to Lake Charles, Louisiana!

  • NEW camp location in 2020!
  • Don’t forget sheets and pillows!
  • The indoor facility is so nice and the campus is easy to navigate.
  • Bring signs to hang up in the facility!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Amanda May, at amay@varsity.com or 800.378.6750.

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Location Tips

  • The NCA Staff is here to help – don’t be afraid to ask us any questions throughout camp! – Ashley 
  • Remember to bring any signs, poms, megaphones or flags for the Game Day evaluation! – Mattie
  • McNeese is a beautiful campus, make sure you have plenty of phone storage for all the photos you will be taking! – Kasey

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Loved the layout of camp at McNeese State! The dorms, cafeteria and instructional facility were all together!'" Coach HannahCoach Hannah, Iota High School
"'We loved that this camp was not too crowded with too many squads. I felt like there was more time to focus on our squads needs.'" Coach MelanieSt. Cecilia Junior High
"'Everyone was extremely helpful at this camp! The campus is a perfect size to give my girls a great experience.'" Coach GrayWestlake 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 trail blazers
  • 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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