Welcome to Northwestern State University!

  • Dorm room accommodations
  • NSU is a contract camp for NCA, your invoice will come directly from NSU
  • June 10th session is a Leadership camp. Team bonding & leadership is woven throughout this impactful camp experience. Curriculum unique to this camp type.
  • Talent Show!
  • Camp held indoors
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Amanda May, at amay@varsity.com

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Location Tips

  • Make plans to tour the downtown area before or after camp. The movie “Steel Magnolias” was filmed there! – Stan  
  • Remember to bring any signs, poms, megaphones or flags for the Game Day evaluation and Top Team run-off on the final day! – John 
  • Make sure there’s plenty of memory available on your cell phone or camera so you can document the experience! – Sayde 

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Testimonials from Camp

"'I like getting a variety of material! We take it home and build on it!'" Coach FrancesPrairie View Academy
"'My team enjoys NCA camp at NSU because of the apartment style dorms.'" Coach BronwenSouth Cameron High School
"'My team had fun at the NSU camp! We like the final day competition at the Leadership camp.'" Coach BrianneBastrop 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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