Welcome to Lafayette, Louisiana!

  • This camp is a Traditional Overnight NDA camp. Please visit the camp type page for camp schedule and specifics.
  • Dorms are fairly new and a quick walk to the cafeteria.
  • Camp is held at Bourgeois Hall on multiple basketball courts. Nice open space for dancing and camp activities.
  • Bourgeois is not located on campus however we provide bus transportation for campers and coaches.
  • Great opportunity for dancers to visit a college campus.
  • For more information, contact Stacy Shelton at sshelton@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • Coaches don’t forget to download the music app before you get to camp! – Luise
  • If you are performing a home routine please have your music on your smart device and a jump drive. – Darian
  • Don’t forget to ask your State Director about the Fun Day theme! – Mysha

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Having a staff buddy throughout camp was great. We loved working with Linden!'" Coach AmandaAE Phillips Lab School
"'Luise was very helpful and welcoming. She showed us lots of love and made us feel at home.'" Coach NancyScotlandville Magnet High School
"'Katie was our custom coaching buddy and we really liked her critiques and coaching style!'" Coach TiffanyGrant 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