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Modified Recreational Cheer for Fall 2020

The SYC Recreational Cheerleading program is modifying the Fall 2020 program to a "Practice & Performance Improvement" season. There will be two practices per week from September 14th to October 28th and a final performance for parents on October 30th. Registration fee of $50 covers administrative fees, insurance, a practice tshirt, hair bow, face mask, and supplies. Check out our Facebook page for updates and highlights from the 2019 Football Cheer Season!

SYC Cheer Information & Registration

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What is Recreational Cheer?

The SYC Recreational Cheerleading Squad is an instructional, recreational cheer program that performs sideline cheers for Football games in the Fall and Basketball games in the winter. The program incorporates cheers, dances, jumps, stunting, and tumbling into their sideline and halftime performances.

Who Can Participate?

Recreational cheer is open to cheerleaders within grades Kindergarten to 6th grade and in the SYCSD or surrounding Southern York County area. All participants must register through the SYC Youth Club and sign the parent code of conduct in order to join the team.

What is the Commitment?

Participants must be prepared for two evening practices per week (beginning approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the sports season. Practice participation is highly recommended - especially for the older teams to safely prepare their stunts. If a child is going to miss a practice, please notify the coach before the practice. Practice takes place at one or more of the SYCSD elementary schools.

For Football cheerleading, games are from late August through October on Saturdays or Sundays. Home games are held at Susquehannock High School football field (approximately one half are home games) while away games are at other local sports facilities within a 1 hour drive. For Basketball cheerleading, games are from December through mid-February on Saturdays or Sundays and held at one of the SYCSD indoor school gymnasiums.

Registration Fee:
$50 program fee which includes insurance, facility usage, hair bow, Homecoming gifts, end of season trophy/medal and gift. Uniforms are sold separately and outlined below.

Additional expenses will include:

  • Shell Top and Bottom - primary uniform pieces (approximately $70)
  • Bloomer Shorts and Crop Top - To be ordered with uniform (approximately $35)
  • Cheer Warm Ups – To be ordered with uniform (approximately $65)
  • Indoor Cheerleading Shoes – Kaepa Cheerful (available from Flying Feet approx $35-40)

What Else Should I Know?

Cheer Camp:

The cheer program generally offers a cheer camp during the summer before practice begins to learn a cheer and dance. This camp is three evenings and is a great way to meet their squad. Camp information is usually available by June 15th. Camp fees pay for facility usage, water, snacks, hair bow and Tshirt to each participant as well as serve as a fundraiser to the cheer program.

The cheer program requires participation in one fundraiser to continue to support the program. Monies raised from the fundraisers have been used for pom poms, safety equipment, banquet costs, Tshirts for all cheerleaders, etc.

To learn more, please contact us at [email protected]