Welcome to Denton, Texas!

  • This camp features the NCA Leadership Program – unique curriculum. 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.
  • Team bonding & leadership is woven throughout this impactful camp experience.
  • New dining hall! Check out the menu here.
  • New ballroom facility and brand new dorms. This renovated campus is once again one of our finest locations!
  • For more information, contact your NCA State Director, Amy Miller, at amiller@varsity.com

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Location Tips

  • We do a t-shirt swap at camp so be sure to bring a t-shirt to trade with someone from another school. – William
  • It’s helpful if you’ve put your stunt groups together before camp. – Amisha
  • Bring a water bottle to refill at hydration stations. Camp can be hard work sometimes, so be prepared! – Jessie
  • Mascots – remember to bring your character! And, come ready to meet tons of great people. – Ty
  • Coaches, be ready to interact with coaches from other schools. You’ll get fresh ideas and learn some new coaching styles! – Ashley 

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Testimonials from Camp

"'I love the options Leadership camp gives the girls to make their own choices. Leadership was fabulous and after attending other camps, I think this is needed.'" Coach JenniferCenterville High School
"'The format of the competitions really helped my girls become better cheerleaders, To me, that's the purpose of camp. I loved the Rally Routine and Game Day competition. We are prepared!'" Coach AngelaSacred Heart School
"'The Rally Routine taught at Leadership camp is super helpful! It was a lot to learn, was taught well and it flowed in progression. By the end it all came together! We left with a great pep rally routine.'" Coach LisaFirst Baptist Academy

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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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