Welcome to Tucson, Arizona!

  • Camp will be held in a ballroom
  • Resort accommodations
  • For more information, please contact your NCA State Director, Megan Bamford, at mbamford@varsity.com

Location Information:

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa is a AAA Four-Diamond hotel in the middle of the Sonoran Desert. With staggering views of the Santa Catalina Mountains, activate your sense of adventure with a stroll through Sabino Canyon. Learn about local wildlife at one of our many museums or enjoy shopping nearby La Encantada. Our resort balances activity with leisure, offering dynamic work spaces at our full-service business center and five outdoor pools with cabanas, chaise lounge chairs and shimmering waterfalls.

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Testimonials from Camp

"'The staff was wonderful, the knowledge the staff had for all scenarios was amazing and they went above and beyond to make sure every team felt liked and supported equally.'" Coach Tracy
"'We loved our instructor and the fact that he was working with us the entire camp! He was able to meet our particular needs based on our skills. Overall, this was an amazing experience for us and probably the best staff we have worked with!'" Coach Ashley

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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