Welcome to Panama City Beach, Florida!

  • Meals include lunch and dinner.
  • Camp is held inside a large air-conditioned ballroom.
  • Resort has pools and beach access to enjoy on your afternoon off!
  • Shop the latest trends in dance fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site.
  • For more information, contact Angela Futato, at afutato@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • There are refrigerators in the rooms, so be sure to pack snacks for your downtime! – Sabrina
  • Camp will be on carpet, so be sure to pack the appropriate shoes. – Cianella
  • Don’t forget to bring your bathing suit and a towel so you can enjoy the pool and luau! – Keely

Testimonials from Camp

"'My experience at NDA was like no other. Dance is my happy place and my team is my family and being able to immerse myself in that environment was wonderful. The instructors were kind and helpful, the dances were so fun to learn, and they made sure to focus on the ``team`` part of dance team through fun and meaningful team bonding activities. I'm so grateful to be able to attend NDA.'" Coach RianPensacola Catholic High School
"'The Staff was excellent to work with! They gave lots of praise and tips and kept the dancers working and motivated!'" Coach KimForest County Agricultural High School
"'We loved the NDA Staff and our NDA Camp experience! We will return next year!'" Coach HeatherPensacola Catholic High School

Camp Notes

Camp Theme

It’s all about the JOURNEY at NDA Summer Camp!

This summer we are exploring the invaluable role dancers play in their communities as athletes, ambassadors, performers, role models and spirit raisers. Not only will the journey at NDA Summer Camp be fun and educational, but also lead to self-discovery so your athletes can return to their peers as empowered, respectful leaders. What will you discover on your #JourneyWithNDA?

What to Bring

  • A great attitude!
  • Camp Wear
  • Dance Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Funner Day Outfit — see below for ideas on what to wear!

Download NDA Packing List

What to Wear

We are going on a JOURNEY at NDA Summer Camp! Discover the importance of respect, hard work, encouragement, confidence and just having fun. Speaking of fun, here are some outfit ideas to plan for FUNNER DAY at camp:

  • Take flight as PILOTS
  • Set sail as SAILORS
  • Shoot for the stars as ASTRONAUTS
  • Stay on track as TRAIN CONDUCTORS
  • Explore new frontiers as EXPLORERS
  • Enjoy seeing new things as TOURISTS
  • Discover something new as SCUBA DIVERS
  • Set a course for success as OLYMPIC ATHLETES
  • Get creative and have FUN!

Team Up for St. Jude

Varsity Spirit partners with St. Jude to support its mission of finding cures for children fighting cancer and other catastrophic illnesses. Each summer, we ask every dancer attending a Varsity Spirit camp to send fundraising letters to friends and family around the country, asking for donations to the renowned hospital. Join the fight and pre-order your letters for NDA Summer Camp today!

pre-order st. jude letters

Required Forms & FAQs

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

required forms & faqs