Welcome to Towson University!

Camp Dates & Pricing

  • Master Instructor Class Offered (exclusive to Elite camps).
  • Large facility space in Campus Recreation.
  • Performing Arts Center studio spaces for Prime Time and Day 3 practice.
  • Dorm room accommodations are suite style and close walking distance to the facilities – Towson Student Life.
  • For more information, contact Marja Edwardson at medwardson@varsity.com.

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Location Tips

  • A variety of routine styles will be offered including team performance, jazz, hip hop, pom, kick and contemporary, so get excited to learn and grow! – Elyse
  • Be ready to not only learn great routines and practice technique, but also work together in team building exercises! – Ari
  • Coaches bring questions and ideas to discuss at the professional development training. Also, bring your dancing shoes because we love to have you join for the master class! – Shannah

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Featuring 2019 Master Instructor, Charles Smith!

  • Charles Smith projects include Dancing for Grammy-nominated artist Jidenna and T-PAIN, Michael Jackson’s final album “Michael,” choreographed by Tweetie; Capezio’s 125th Anniversary, choreographed by Stephen “Twitch” Boss of So You Think You Can Dance.
  • Charles recently choreographed and taught in China and Russia, Good Morning America, Chaka Khan, Brianna Perry, The NBA Teams The Brooklyn Nets ,Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, Detriot Pistons and the Atlanta Hawks , Exit 21, Fly Panda, Disney’s Make Your Mark, Bratz Dolls, Chanelle Ray, Marz, Lizzo, Janet Jackson, Travis Scott and Bahja.
  • Charles has taught workshops in China, Russia, Choreographypros convention, Platinum dance Convention, as well as Guest staff at Broadway Dance Center.
  • Charles is Currently part of Joffrey’s Summer of Hip Hop Faculty and is represented by MSA talent Agency.
  • 2020 Master Instructor coming soon!

Testimonials from Camp

"'The staff was wonderful and the head instructors made us feel so welcome during our first camp experience.'" Coach MaximowiczCumberland Valley High School
"'Perfect amount of everything this year! Seriously- best year yet!'" Coach CoreyNorth Stafford High School
"'The camp runs very efficiently and on time. All changes are communicated clearly and we feel very informed about the whole weekend.'" Coach AnandDominion 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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