Welcome to Grapevine, Texas!

  • Resort hotel accommodations
  • You don’t have to bring sheets, towels or pillows – just bring clothes and toiletries!
  • Hotel room amenities include Iron/Ironing board, Hair Dryer, Coffee Maker and Refrigerator
  • Resort has an outdoor water park (slides, lazy river, etc.) as well as indoor/outdoor pool areas!
  • All indoor facilities are air-conditioned. Due to COVID-19 , some classes may be held outdoors.
  • Lunches and dinners included in camp cost (Breakfast NOT included)
  • This location uses mats for camp
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Amy Miller, at amiller@varsity.com

Location Tips

  • Pack a swimsuit. After a fun day at camp, relax at the pool or water park! – Cassie
  • 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

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Testimonials from Camp

"'We LOVE NCA Camp! Love the emphasis on hitting the crowd and being positive role models at school and beyond. Staff has been amazing and our Buddy Coaches are terrific! My cheerleaders are learning a ton, having a blast and most importantly, bonding as a cheer family. Thank you NCA!'" Coach DeitraAlba-Golden High School
"'The camp facility is wonderful and the NCA Staff is amazing.'" 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 camp we’ve been to!'" 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