2017 Cheer Information
Ages: 5 thru 16 as of Sep 1, 2017
Contact Information: COACH BENITA JACKSON, 301-792-0556 OR COACH ROBIN 240-280-4103
6U - Coach Celita and Jasmyne
8U - Coach Tonya & Coach Amber
10U - Coach Tish & Coach Keisha
12U - Coach Robin & Coach Johnyce
14U - Coach B & Coach Kwan
We are also looking for additional coaches. If you are interested or know of someone who wants to work with children, we're open to them joining our team!
UPDATE, 29 July: We will no longer use the FIREHOUSE for tumbling. We request that you join us at the Sports and Learning Complex on Sundays, beginning August 6. Please contact Coach Tish for more information.
CAMPS: April 3-14, Mon - Fri, 6:00-8:00 PM, Judge Sylvania Woods
July 17-28, Mon - Fri, 6:00-8:00 PM, Glenarden Community Center
Camp Cost: $25 (includes: t-shirt, shorts, which will be our daily practice uniform and a snack on performance day).
Required: Each athlete must wear socks & tennis shoes to all practices
Each camp has a final performance on the last Friday of each Camp, 7:15 PM at the respective locations.
REGISTRATION: $130 plus $170 (uniform items that you keep) TOTAL: $300 You may register at any camp session. Registration required documents: copy of her/his birth certificate, complete a yellow and white card, small photo (head shot). Registration must be paid in full in order for your child to participate after our camps end.
UNIFORM FITTINGS: Jun 3, (10:30-12:00), July 8, (10:30-12:00), July 31 (10:30-12:00) & Aug 5 (10:00-11:30)
Uniforms include: Vest/Skirt Rental, sweat suits ($50), midriffs ($45), briefs ($6), 2 pairs of socks ($12/$6 each), 2 pairs of Shoes ($57) TOTAL: $170 for new cheerleaders. Cheerleaders from previous years may pay less if they have the midriff/briefs/sweat suit. Everyone must purchase shoes, 2 pairs of socks whether they cheered with us in prior years or not. Additional practice uniform T-shirts are $10 and shorts are $10.
PARENT’S MEETING (MANDATORY)
AUG 7 – PARENT’S MEETING, Glenarden Community Center (Your child will NOT be allowed to participate in cheer until a parent either attends this meeting or an alternate meeting)
UPDATE, as of July 31: Picture day has change to Aug 20, 2:00 PM, Ardmore Field (We will start on time please be at the field not later than 1:30 PM) **DO NOT WEAR ANY COMPETITION ITEMS**
Sept 9 - First game (the schedule will be released by the football league)
GREAT WOLF LODGE OUTING
Sept 29 - Oct 1 (Friday - Sunday)- Great Wolf Lodge outing (ANYONE MAY ATTEND)
COST: $135 (cheerleaders will be asked to pay an additional fee for food, and other activities)
Depart Flowers HS 9:30 AM (all cheerleaders must take the bus)
IHOP or Dennys - 10:30 AM
1:00 PM Check in at the LODGE (official check in time is 4:00 PM, they will allow us to arrive at 1:00 to enter the water park
Cheerleaders will eat with the squad (PIZZA PARTY)
All cheerleaders must be in the room or with their respective coaches/squad/chaperone not later than 10:00 PM
Oct 1 - Great Wolf Lodge (Play all day)
Oct 1 - Depart the LODGE at 3:00 return to FHS around 7:00
This is a 3 day trip and may be pricey for multiple persons to attend. We have a few fundraisers. If your child participates she/he'll benefit from the profits.
April 5-12 – Scratch offs
JULY- Car Washes (2)
Sept 14 - Chic Fil A night out
Aug - Chuckee Cheese night out
AUG – Skate Zone Skating Rink
Family Day TBD
TENTATIVE: Oct 13/14 PEP RALLY/HOMECOMING
Oct 30 – Competition Uniform Inspection (CLEAN and Bring all competition uniform items, vest, skirt, briefs, socks, shoes with color swatches, sweat pants and shirt, and the hair ribbon.
Nov 5 - County Competition (Details will follow as soon as they are known)
Dec 6 - Annual Banquet, Lafontaine Bleue, New Carrollton, MD, 6:30-9:00 PM, $25 for guests 1 year and older. No strollers please. Contact Coach B or Trashawn Herring for tickets. You may purchase tickets at the registration tables. ALLFOOTBALL/CHEER ATHLETES DO NOT HAVE TO PAY ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR THE BANQUET - Their ticket is included in the registration fee!