Welcome to Rancho Mirage, California!

Camp Dates & Pricing

  • Accommodations at beautiful resort in the middle of Palm Springs.
  • Access to onsite pool, spa, restaurant, exercise facility, golf course, shopping and coffee shop.
  • All meals are catered.
  • Unleashed Camp types are offered here.
  • Camp is held indoors in an air-conditioned facility.
  • Select sessions offer concurrent NCA camp during NDA camp, meaning you can bring both cheer and dance teams together.
  • For more information, contact Nicole Cestone at ncestone@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated throughout camp! – Brittany
  • Ask your Head Instructor for anything you may need while at camp. The sooner we know, the sooner we can accommodate! – Ashley
  • Don’t forget to download your music app before coming to camp! – Megan

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Our buddy instructor was great, and our Head Instructor was so helpful throughout the entire camp!'" Coach AlexaCommack High School
"'We loved how flexible the staff is to meet our needs. All of our instructors provided all the support our team and coaching staff needed to have a success camp experience!'" Coach LaurenNew Prairie High School
"'I really liked the team time where they used the positive words for the kids to go to and reflect. Loved it and going to use it for my classes!'" Coach AlexisShawnee Mission East High School

Camp Notes

Camp Theme


Greatness can be portrayed in many ways, including becoming a leader, helping others, or inspiring the feeling of spirit. Since 1976 NDA 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
  • Dance Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Fun Day Outfit – see below for ideas on what to wear!

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What to Wear

We want to see how your team PURSUES GREATNESS at NDA Summer Camp!

Here are some ideas on what to wear for fun day:

  • What you want to be when you grow up
  • Great historical figures or heroes
  • Role models or trailblazers
  • Landmarks or monuments
  • Someone you admire
  • Great celebrities
  • 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 NDA Summer Camp today!

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Required Forms & FAQs

Come into NDA Summer Camp fully prepared! Access required forms and read through our frequently asked questions before coming to camp.

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