Welcome to Davenport University!

  • Camp held inside air conditioned Student Center.
  • Suite-style dorm room accommodations- great for team meetings at night!
  • For more information, contact Ashley Udashen at audashen@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • Be sure to let your Head Instructor know of any questions you have- it’s what they’re there for! – Kristen
  • The facilities are fantastic! Everything is in close proximity and of great quality. The dorms are spacious with an open living space including a microwave, sink, and a fridge! – Nina
  • Fun, fast and high-energy camp! Come prepared to learn! – Emily

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Testimonials from Camp

"'This camp was amazing from beginning to end. The staff was phenomenal!! They were kind, funny and helpful. My team learned a ton and had such a wonderful experience and so did I as the coach. They made it a very warm and welcoming environment!'" Coach KariLakeshore High School
"'The facilities were wonderful. The entire feel of the weekend was one of positive encouragement with high expectations.'" Coach HollyAcademy de la Danse
"'Team time activities helped open up some of the more reserved members and have really helped with our bonding!'" Coach JackieStagg 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