Welcome to Hilton Riverside!

Learn more about this specific location below. The UCA instructional staff cannot wait to start working with you and your students.
We are excited to partner with you to build skills, confidence, routines, friendships and memories to last a lifetime!

Location Tips

  • Squads stay in hotel rooms – no need to bring sheets or pillows!
  • Camp is held in a great indoor facility
  • All meals except for breakfast are provided by the hotel.
  • On-site pool
  • Enjoy the scenery and food of downtown New Orleans for the ultimate cultural experience!
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • State Director: Amanda May | amay@varsity.com | 1.800.378.6750

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Testimonials from Camp

"'Camp was AWESOME!! The UCA staff are amazing!'" Coach RaseArchbishop Hannan High School
"'The material is great! The staff is always amazing, and being able to enjoy the hotel amenities makes this camp the BEST!'" Coach MyersThe Dunham School
"'As a new cheer coach starting with half of a new team. This camp provided us with the help we needed to bring this team together.'" Coach LetulleJohn Ehret High School

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Camp Notes

Camp & Pep Rally Theme

This year’s theme is Spirit Power featuring our Pep Rally: Super Squad Rally! On night three, be ready to get creative and dress up with your team for an interactive, super hero-themed rally!

What to Bring

  • Spirit Raising Props such as signs, poms, megs and flags.
  • Addresses for St. Jude Letters (or see the link below to pre-order your Letter Writing Kit!)
  • Outfits for the Pep Rally: Super Squad Rally! Dress as your favorite super hero, create your own super hero or wear a costume that represents your favorite super power!

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 UCA Summer Camp today HERE! 

Required Forms & FAQs

Don’t come to #UCAcamp unprepared! Access the required forms and view the frequently asked questions here.