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120 Letters for St. Jude

At cheer camp, teams get the opportunity to participate in the Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity program which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Prior to arriving at camp, cheerleaders are encouraged to get the mailing address of two friends or family members. During camp, letters are passed out that share the mission of St. Jude, where no patient ever pays for treatment. Letter recipients are encouraged to join the fight against childhood cancer by making a donation to the hospital. Tioga Varsity Cheerleader, Isabell Catarino went above and beyond for the kids of St. Jude. In ... Read more

Empty Bowls

All the way up in the tippy-top corner of the United States in Snoqualmie, Washington, the Mt. Si High School Cheerleaders are using empty bowls to feed their community.  In a small, tight-knit town, the cheerleading program strives to provide basic necessities to every student in local schools and allow families to have access to food banks year round.  In just the past two years, the cheerleaders have proudly donated $2,500 to the Snoqualmie local food banks. How? With empty bowls. Every winter, the cheerleaders spend two afternoons designing and creating beautiful ceramic bowls at their local middle schools. Students, ... Read more

Are You an All-American?

With school almost out and summer on its way, teams are gearing up for camp where many cheerleaders will be trying out for a spot as an All-American. Do you have what it takes? Read on for some All-American advice! CLEAN, SHARP MOTIONS are imperative. Many cheerleaders get in the habit of skimming over motions when they learn a new cheer or sideline. Don’t let that be you! Focus on hitting your motions as sharp as possible while executing proper placement and technique. During your All-American tryout, you will be critiqued on little things that may be overlooked at a normal practice. Rest assured that your summer staff won’t neglect your motions, nor anyone else’s for that matter. This is not an area you’ll ... Read more