Welcome to Winona State University!

  • Traditional NCA Camp featuring the full curriculum
  • Camp location utilizes indoor and outdoor space
  • Suite-style dorm accommodations
  • Bus transportation provided to facility
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a college campus
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Jenna Reynolds, at jreynolds@varsity.com or (573) 397-2976.

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Location Tips

  • Winona State has a beautiful campus, comfy dorms and such a great atmosphere and learning environment! My favorite part is the outstanding sportsmanship between teams that attend. – Bri 
  • Make sure you bring sunscreen! Some classes are held outdoors. – Lexie 
  • Remember, the Staff is here to help make your new season a success. Don’t be afraid to ask us questions! – Holden

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Testimonials from Camp

"'The NCA Staff that was at camp this year, were hands down one of the best groups I have ever seen put together! Between all of the skills and their overall attitude, they were amazing to our team. The instructors really went the extra mile for every single girl at this camp and they made learning the material enjoyable for each girl!'" Stewartville High School
"'I have been to camp both as a cheerleader and a coach. This was by far the most caring and wonderful group of staff I have ever seen. The coaches were wonderful to collaborate with and the critiques given to my girls were within their abilities.'" Coach NashiaGrand Meadow High School
"'This experience was so wonderful for our team. Looking forward to coming back next year with more athletes!'" Coach VictoriaFarmington High School
"'This camp has a great atmosphere. Awesome staff and beautiful location!'" Coach KrystalBaraboo 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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