Welcome to Mississippi State University!

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

  • Dorm housing in Zacarias Village is a fun experience for team bonding
  • UCA Staff includes Mississippi State Cheerleaders
  • Classes are held in the air-conditioned Sanderson Center
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a college campus
  • Many food options in the cafeteria
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • State Director: Kelsey Cooper | kcooper@varsity.com | 800.238.0286

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Testimonials from Camp

"'I loved the one-on-one time with UCA Staff. Their guidance, enthusiasm, encouragement, and instruction helped our team so much. They always answered our questions even though there were a lot!'" Liz SmithPearl River Central Varsity
"'This was a wonderful camp. The Staff was great! With this being my first camp experience as a coach, I was worried about how it would go. The coaches meetings were very helpful for me to keep up with what was going on. The overall camp experience was great for both me and my varsity cheerleaders. Thanks so much to the AWESOME Staff!!'" Coach ErinBenton Academy High School
"'We had a great experience! The instructors’ staff was very friendly, informative, organized.'" Coach JamieHeritage Academy High School
"'Personal attention from staff, facilities, material (dances and cheers) were AWESOME! We loved our Big Bro Caleb!'" Coach KariTupelo Middle 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.