Welcome to the University of Tennessee- Martin!

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 dorms on campus
  • The staff and teams are like family here! They keep up with each other the entire year because they bond and make friendships at camp that last a lifetime!
  • Delicious food options!
  • Camp is held inside a large, indoor, air-conditioned facility
  • Great opportunity for cheerleaders to visit a college campus
  • This location uses mats for camp
  • Shop the latest trends in cheer fashion at the Varsity Spirit Shop on site!
  • State Director: Ryan Jackson | ryanjackson@varsity.com | 845.475.7113

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Testimonials from Camp

"'The entire staff at camp was amazing!!! Mel is by far one of the best head camp instructors we have ever had! Her love for the sport, her job, and the cheerleaders is amazing. We appreciate everything she did for us this week! The UCA staff was awesome. Red shirts were so helpful. It was an AMAZING camp!Mel, Jasmine, Mac, Evan, and Chelsea went above and beyond! All of the camp staff was amazing, but these really gave us that one on one family feel! Thank you UCA!!

- Katie Black (Montgomery Central High School)'"

"'UT Martin is a great campus with incredible staff (housing, dining, Betty, Seale, etc).
- BreAnna Hankins (Summit High School)'"
"'We loved all the UCA Staff. This was our first year to attend a UCA away camp and my girls had a blast! They are already excited and planning for next year! Thank you all so much for your hard work!'" Coach CarlyChrist Presbyterian Academy
"'The camp at Martin is ALWAYS great! We LOVED the UCA Staff. They were full of energy, knowledgeable, and a big help teaching our squad. The coaches meetings were incredibly helpful and the food was AWESOME! We can’t wait to return!'" Coach JessicaJohn P Freeman High School
"'Thank you so much for all the assistance through camp! We, as a team, felt very supported by not one but ALL staff. Our ladies grew a lot from the experience and the expertise of the UCA Staff.'" Coach TanzyePearl Cohn 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.