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, Stefanie Irick, at sirick@varsity.com.

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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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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


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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