Welcome to South Padre Island!

  • Beach access and large outdoor pool
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Microwave and fridge in every room
  • Optional breakfast buffet (additional cost)
  • Nightly activities that include fireworks and hula dancing
  • Large outdoor patio – great for team bonding activities
  • Camp is held in an indoor, matted facility
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Art Elizondo, at aelizondo@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • This camp just has such a unique feel. Everyone here is nice and eager to learn. The cheerleaders and mascots walk away with material, memories and so much more! – Kelsey
  • This camp is small but competitive – Bianca
  • Bring a water bottle to refill at the hydration stations. Even though you’re inside, it gets hot! – Alex
  • This camp is a Staff favorite. We love the teams that attend this camp and the memories we make here. – Jessica

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Hilton CleanStay

Testimonials from Camp

"'I give this camp 5’s across the board. Great camp!'" Coach K.
"'We enjoy being close to the beach. The team bonding we experienced here was incredible. Resort camps are the way to go!'" Coach Stanton
"'I loved how generous the buddies were here. They were patient and helped the teams that didn't catch on as fast!'" Coach Angee

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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!

pre-order st. jude letters

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