Welcome to Gatlinburg, Tennessee!

  • Squads stay in hotel rooms – leave your own linens at home!
  • Beautiful location tucked away in the Smoky Mountains
  • Camp is held inside air-conditioned ballrooms
  • Location offers outdoor pools
  • Catered meals are included
  • This location offers a private water park
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • State Director: Ryan Jackson, ryanjackson@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • Bring your own snacks for breaks – fresh fruit and granola bars are a good, healthy source of energy! – William
  • Bring a water bottle to refill at hydration stations. Camp can be hard work sometimes, so be prepared! – Jessie
  • Fun, fast and high-energy camp! Come prepared to learn! – Tucker
  • Arrive early to allow plenty of time to get settled in your comfy hotel room! – Ryan

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Testimonials from Camp

"'GREAT experience and we will definitely be back!'" Coach KasieLawrence High School
"'We loved everything about camp! Stunt class is a favorite of my girls. We also love learning the dances and the fact we got to spend some of camp outside was GREAT!'" Coach LizzieChuckey-Doak High School
"'Great experience! The entire staff was very helpful through the whole process and gave us great one on one attention! Thank you so much, Staff!'" Coach MadelineVincent High School

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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!