Welcome to Clemson University!

  • Newest Camp Location in SC located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Only NCA Performance Camp in South Carolina
  • Geared toward teams interested in competing/performing/working skills
  • 1 instructor/choreographer buddy per team
  • Focus on transitional and inverted stunts/pyramids
  • Top Gun Jumper, Tumbler, Stunt Group, and Dancer competitions
  • Learn The Jam, a routine choreographed just for your team
  • Hand-picked staff based on competitive/choreography background
  • Camp is held in an air-conditioned indoor practice facility with mats
  • Great food with tons of variety
  • All squads stay in dorms within close walking distance of camp
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a popular college campus
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Lauren Bladergroen, at lbladergroen@varsity.com

required forms

Location Tips

  • If you’re attending the NCA Performance session, your buddy instructor will contact you a few days before camp-be sure to let them know your team’s skill level! You can even send them video clips of stunts or pyramids you’re currently working! – Lyndy
  • If you can make time to work on stunt basics before camp, you’ll get even more out of NCA Performance! We can help you move on the more elite skills. – Paul
  • Fun, fast and high-energy camp! Come prepared to learn! – Tucker

camp location website

Testimonials from Camp

"'Can’t wait to come back next year! Our goal was to improve on our skills and abilities as well as bond as a team. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!'" Coach DebbieStratford High School
"'I have attended many different camps, nothing compares to the performance camp at Clemson! It was exactly what we were looking for! The staff, material taught at camp, and organization of the camp were all fantastic. The performance style camp is perfect for competitive teams!'" Coach HaileyFort Mill High School
"'NCA Performance Camps encompass the team building and spirited fun of a traditional camp while also providing instruction and the TIME to learn new skills. You and your team have the freedom to work on what you need for the season and having your own buddy is an added bonus.'" Coach BrandyBay High School

Photo Gallery

Camp Notes

Camp Theme

Stronger Together

We believe that teamwork and personal growth go hand in hand. At NCA Summer Camp, you’ll develop skills that last a lifetime. You’ll go beyond athletic achievements and learn the art of becoming a leader. You’ll create lifelong memories – together. Whatever your team’s goals are, we have the resources to help you succeed.

Together we are a team. Together we are stronger.

What to Bring

  • A great attitude!
  • Athletic clothing and shoes
  • Water bottles
  • Fun Day clothes
  • Game Day Props: Poms, Signs, Megaphones, Signs, Flags

What to Wear

On fun day, show how your team is stronger together! Here are some examples:

  • Super heroes
  • Puzzle pieces
  • Links on a chain
  • Legos
  • Athletic teams
  • Any other creative idea your team comes up with!