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.

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

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!

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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.

required forms & faqs