Welcome to Lander 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

  • Squads stay in the newest on-campus dorms within close walking distance of camp
  • One of the top traditional University UCA Camps in the Southeast!
  • Known for having great housing, delicious food choices and large indoor practice facilities
  • Experience unparalleled personal customer service from Lander’s Head Cheerleading Coach
  • Camp is held in multiple air-conditioned indoor practice facilities
  • This location offers a Pre-Camp Day 1 Lunch option and a Commuter Camper Meal Plan
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a college campus
  • This location uses mats at camp
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • State Director: Lauren Bladergroen | lbladergroen@varsity.com | 1.855.651.8290

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Testimonials from Camp

"'I loved that my team not only took away new skills but also memories that help build a community within our team.'" Coach JessicaGreenwood High School
"'After years of attending the UCA Summer Camps, I think WOW!! How are they going to top that next year!?! At Lander they always do!'" Coach JenniferCane Bay High School
"'Love everything about Lander - facility, dorms, food, gyms...great to get that kind of expertise so close to home. UCA inspires us to be better, stronger, louder and prouder!'" Coach AngelGreenwood Christian 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.