Welcome to Emporia, Kansas!

  • 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.

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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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

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!

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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