Welcome to Marshall, Texas!

  • NCA Leadership camp location
  • NCA Leadership camps offer in-depth training on individual and team leadership skills. The leadership curriculum is woven into every area of the camp experience through fun, thought-provoking activities and team bonding. Teams focus on practical leadership, goal setting and creating a vision for being difference makers.
  • Personalized pep rally routine for each team.
  • Excellent facilities and university staff
  • Large gym with full matted floor
  • Dorm room accommodations
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Amy Miller, at amiller@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • Get to know each other before camp. Our leadership program will be more impactful if you know each other well. Get ready to feel empowered! – Baleigh
  • It’s helpful if you’ve put your stunt groups together before camp. – William
  • The Leadership camp is a great way to kick off your summer and new team! – Jenna

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Testimonials from Camp

"'I cannot adequately explain what a blessing NCA Leadership - the whole experience but especially the staff has been to me personally and our cheer program.'" Coach CindyAnacoco High School
"'I love the leadership! I really feel like my squad benefited so much.'" Coach AmberTioga High School
"'I love the leadership lessons. I also love that awards really have to be earned not just given freely.'" Coach AshleyMany High School

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Camp Notes

Camp Theme


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 trail blazers
  • 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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