Welcome to Bismarck, North Dakota!

Camp Dates & Pricing

  • 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 Jill Petersen at jpetersen@varsity.com.

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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


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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