Welcome to Illinois Wesleyan University!

Camp Dates & Pricing

  • Camp held indoors.
  • Great central location for camp in Illinois!
  • For more information, contact Stephanie Raciak at sraciak@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • The commute from the practice facility to the dorms is less than two minutes. This is helpful for maximum practice time. – Kassie
  • Be ready to learn from the best staff ever! – Alexys
  • Be sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. – Molly

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Testimonials from Camp

"'We adore NDA Camp, the curriculum and the Staff! Hannah was phenomenal. She wasn't our Buddy, but she made a point to build a rapport with my team. She's very intuitive and is invested in each camper's success.'" Coach DebbieRochester High School
"'We love this camp and continue to come to this location for the personal attention year after year.'" Coach RebeccaEureka High School
"'We enjoyed the intimacy of IWU! We will be back next year.'" Coach TiffanyJacksonville 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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