Welcome to Colorado Springs, Colorado!

Camp Dates & Pricing

  • Unleashed Convention Camp (3 Day Schedule): Athletes will take Master Classes.
  • Traditional Overnight Camp (4 Day Schedule): Standard Overnight 4 Day schedule including Custom Coaching, Leaders-in-Training, Fun Day, and much more.
  • Admire views of Pikes Peak and Cheyenne Mountain during your stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs Hotel – enjoy beautiful scenery, outstanding service, and spacious indoor facilities great for learning dance curriculum.
  • Guest rooms feature king or queen-sized beds and Wi-Fi with complementary parking.
  • 24-hour fitness center, pool, and hot tub are also available for your team’s enjoyment.
  • Sign up with Brooke Hoepfner at bhoepfner@varsity.com or 866.725.2307.

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Location Tips

  • Watching the athletes ‘get it’ and push themselves in Master Classes was a great reminder why I love this job as a NDA Instructor. – Kelly
  • It’s great staying in a hotel compared to a dorm. The facilities to teach in are amazing and conveniently close to food and your room! Both camp types are great and I’m sure it’s nice to have options at this great location. – Danielle
  • When the teams come prepared to learn it fuels me and drives me to do better. – Hayley

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Featuring 2019 Master Instructor, Crystal Ahlberg!

  • Crystal has performed both nationally and internationally for many years. Her professional experience includes work with Enrique Iglesias, Shop Boyz, Automotion, Shockwave, cruise ships, and several local artists.
  • In the competitive world she has also judged and taught master classes for multiple dance competitions including directing one of her own called “Raw Energy dance Competition.”
  • Most recently, Crystal has begun to make her mark among the elite with her fast-paced and innovative choreography.
  • Crystal also has been a part of Dance Spirit, Strut and Six Degree’s magazines.
  • 2020 Master Instructor coming soon!

Featuring 2019 Master Instructor, Jenny Durbin Smith!

  • Jenny Durbin Smith is one of the Dallas’s most sought after and award-winning choreographers and her resume reads like a “who’s who” list in the dance industry!
  • Jenny’s dynamic choreography has been featured on many national television commercials, industrials, films, reality television shows, and international stages.
  • Jenny is the proud Director and Choreographer for the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue, a choreographer for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, a master instructor for Professional NFL and NBA Cheerleading & Dance Conventions including All Pro and Choreography Pros, and travels the country choreographing for numerous high school teams, collegiate teams, professional teams, and studios.
  • 2020 Master Instructor coming soon!

Testimonials from Camp

"'Just loved the amount of variety of styles and levels offered! So useful for our team since we have such a wide spectrum of talent and skill level abilities.'" Coach KatieRangeview
"'Custom coaching with Gretchen was amazing! Sammy was also very helpful! This made our jobs as coaches easier and motivated the team! Both of them are so genuine but know how to get them to work!'" Coach BrittanyMonarch
"'We really liked the layout of each day this year and thought that the entire camp experience went smoothly. The routines and specialty technique classes were great as well.'" Coach JuliaArvada West

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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