Welcome to Emporia, Kansas!

Camp Dates & Pricing

  • Hosts one of the largest NDA elite sessions in the country!
  • The elite camp schedule is ideal for teams looking to challenge their dancers a bit further.
  • Camp will feature class with a Master Instructor!
  • KSHSAA Coaches Course is offered during the session at no additional charge.
  • Dorm room housing a short walk from the camp facility space.
  • This camp always has an awesome home routine competition on Day 1!
  • For more information, contact Kelsey Scheffer at kscheffer@varsity.com

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Location Tips

  • Staff love this camp type because we get to see dancers push themselves outside their comfort zones. Dancers, don’t be afraid to really let loose in the master class.  – Carolina
  • The Head Instructor is committed to making sure you and your dancers have the best camp experience possible. Come to us with any questions or concerns. – Britney
  • Download your camp music prior to camp on your phone or desktop too. If you have trouble downloading before camp, let Kelsey Sheffer know! – Hunter

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Featuring 2019 Master Instructor, Darren Wong!

  • Master Instruction offered at Emporia Elite Camp
  • Darren is a member of the Kinjaz from NBC’s World of Dance Season 1.
  • He has had the opportunity to perform with artists such as Nicki Minaj, Big Bang, and Neyo on stages such as Saturday Night Live, the BET Awards and MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew.
  • Darren teaches choreography and and strives to share the knowledge he has learned throughout his dance career.
  • 2020 Master Instructor coming soon!

Testimonials from Camp

"'We love having Britney as Head Instructor on this session! She’s organized and personalized the experience for teams.'" Coach AllieShawnee Mission South High School
"'We had so much fun and the staff were incredible with helping our Team excel in their goals. We can’t wait to come back next year! Thank you NDA Staff!'" Coach KatieWichita Collegiate School
"'Choreography and staff were fantastic!'" Coach KristieAugusta High School

Camp Notes

Camp Theme

PURSUE GREATNESS at NDA Summer Camp.

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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