Welcome to Lincoln, Nebraska!

  • NEW camp location in 2020!
  • Traditional NCA Camp for both building and non-building teams
  •  Conveniently located next to the University of Nebraska and Memorial Stadium
  • In downtown Lincoln near the Historic Haymarket District
  • Minutes from popular attractions such as the State Capitol
  • Camp is held indoors with a full set of mats
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Ashley Parnell, at aparnell@varsity.com

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Location Tips

  • Bring a great attitude ready to learn! Team bonding at this camp is top notch and so is the material you will learn. – Julie 
  • Bring your own snacks for breaks – fresh fruit and granola bars are a good, healthy source of energy! – Alex 
  • Bring a water bottle to refill at hydration stations. Camp can be hard work sometimes, so be prepared! – David 

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Testimonials from Camp

"'We loved the Band Chant. It was a lot of fun. I love how the NCA staff were knowledgeable about the Limited Stunting Rules for Nebraska teams and were able to teach creative skills within those parameters.'" Coach CarleceThayer Central High School
"'The girls learned always learn so much from the NCA Staff and have fun while at camp.'" Coach Chelsea StockampLogan View High
"'We love the NCA staff. All instructors were so supportive of our athletes and worked with them tirelessly to help them be their best.'" Coach MakalaPapillion/Lavista High School

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Camp Notes

Camp Theme

PURSUE GREATNESS at NCA Summer Camp.

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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