Welcome to the University of Southern Mississippi!

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 is a fun experience for team bonding
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a college campus
  • 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

"'The staff was very welcoming and very helpful! - Penny Sawyer, Centreville Varsity'" Coach HilarySt Luke’s Episcopal High School
"'Sloan and Hunter were great with our girls. They pushed more than any other instructor and utilized our one on one time to max to truly get our team to where they need to be. They truly are what UCA camp is all about!!! - Jessica Trawick, Florence Junior High'" Coach HilarySt Luke’s Episcopal High School
"'This camp was such an enjoyable experience for me as a coach and for my girls! Stephanie as head instructor set the tone here. She was very professional and organized! This camp ran flawlessly 🙂 The entire instructional staff was the best we've had to date at a UCA camp. We are very appreciative of the great experience we had here! Even the dining hall staff was nice! Dorms were great, too! Needless to say, the St. Luke's Wildcat Cheerleaders will be back next year!'" Coach HilarySt Luke’s Episcopal High School
"'Everyone was so friendly and eager to help!! This is my first year as coach and I could not have had a better experience! Thank you'" Coach StephanieBrookhaven Academy
"'I loved how personalized private coaching was. There was plenty of time to get everything game day ready!'" Coach AmySimpson Central Junior 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.