Welcome to Dallas, Texas!

  • Dorm room accommodations
  • NEW JH/MS only session in July!
  • Great food in the cafeteria
  • Camp held both indoors and outdoors
  • Register early to secure your spot for the date of your choice
  • Pizza party on Day 3!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Amy Miller, at amiller@varsity.com

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Location Tips

  • Coaches and participants, bring a water bottle to refill at hydration stations. Camp can be hard work sometimes, so be prepared! – Michelle
  • Pizza party on the 3rd night of camp is a fun time for everyone to socialize before saying goodbye! – Paige
  • SMU is a gorgeous campus. There are plenty of opportunities and spaces to snap team pictures for your football program! – William

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Testimonials from Camp

"'I really like the head instructors at the SMU camp. They communicate the information and schedule clearly and efficiently.'" Coach TaraGrace Community School
"'Staff was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable and I appreciated that they frequently checked in with coaches to see how things were going and to see if we had questions or concerns. Our buddy was amazing… We will definitely be back!'" Coach Tracy
"'The camp helped my girls learn new stunts and cheers. The instructors gave my girls the help they needed to grow as cheerleaders. I loved the custom coaching. The concept keeps my cheerleaders on their toes!'" Coach Ashley

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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 trailblazers
  • 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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