Welcome to Bismarck, North Dakota!

  • Camp sessions are held indoors with ample space for all activities.
  • Leave your shower shoes at home – teams will stay at a hotel with breakfast provided!
  • Concessions available on-site for lunch and dinner.
  • For more information, contact Stephanie Raciak at sraciak@varsity.com.

Location Tips

  • Be sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated while you’re dancing your heart out! – Emily
  • Don’t forget to pack your things for Fun Day and decorating your team’s Spirit Stick! – Kia
  • No question is a silly question – ask your Head Instructor anything and everything before, during, and after camp to gain as much knowledge as you can! – Linden

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Testimonials from Camp

"'We love all things NDA! Our camp experience this year was fantastic, and we already cannot wait until next year’s camp!'" Coach JenBismarck High School
"'Our staff was awesome! They all had so much energy which really helped the team stay energized and motivated. They all were able to provide specific and helpful feedback as well.'" Coach EmilieSt. Mary's Central High School
"'All of our instructors were very well-trained and had a great ability to teach the routines in a clean, concise manner. This was very helpful for my girls!'" Coach AngelaKindred 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!

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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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