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Premier Camps

The USA Premier Camp Experience

4 Days/3 Nights – Resort, Hotel or University options
• Get a little of everything at this all-inclusive camp experience
• Perfect your sideline skills with Game Day focused evaluations
• Leave camp with ready-to-go performance material
• Receive top notch technical training from the USA staff
• FUN is at the forefront with Unity Games, the USA Dance Party and Spirit Awards incorporated throughout camp
• Get ready to RALLY at the 2020 RALLY NIGHT: “Better Together!”

Premier Camp Cheer Curriculum

All-American Tryouts
All Varsity team members are eligible to tryout to be an All-American. In the cheer program, 6 members from Freshman/JV Teams may tryout. (Chaperone required for Freshman attending Rome Tour). In the Song/Pom program, 4 members from Freshman/JV teams may tryout. Mascots can tryout under either cheer or song/pom. Tryout requires campers to perform material learned at camp. Campers selected as an “All-American” have the opportunity to attend the All-American tour in Rome!
Camp Dance
Part of the USA experience is learning the annual camp dance. This routine will be taught to every camper that attends a USA camp and can be used as a fun “unity” routine bringing all your programs together.
Coaches Meetings
Head Instructors will meet with advisors and coaches daily to review important items for the day. There will also be workshops geared toward advising/coaching. Coaches also have the opportunity to fill out a Coaches Assessment on Day 2 of camp. Lastly, classes for Coaches Certification are available.
Captains Meetings/NFHS Credentialing
Head Instructors will meet with the captains (or assigned leaders) to inform them of important items for the day. Captains will gain a sense of responsibility for their team, begin to develop and utilize their leadership skills all while learning about the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader. By participating in daily classes, teams will become certified in the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader and will receive a credentialing certificate at the end of camp.
Evaluations
FIGHT SONG EVALUATION/HOME ROUTINE SHOWCASE (Optional) - Teams may bring a Fight Song to be evaluated and/or a home routine to showcase, limited to 1 minute per routine. The Fight Song Evaluation/Home Routine Showcase takes place on DAY 1 of camp. Teams will receive written feedback for their Fight Song performance. Use your traditional Fight Song or USA Fight Song available to learn online prior to camp. Add formation changes, visual effects, roll offs, skills, etc. Incorporations should be practical and crowd oriented. Emphasis on TECHNIQUE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP. For the Home Routine Showcase, teams will receive verbal feedback from USA instructors. Home Routines can be performed with or without music.

USA ROUTINE EVALUATION - This evaluation takes place on DAY 3 of camp. Teams will be evaluated on the USA Routine that they learn at camp. The routine must incorporate formation changes, visual effects, roll offs, plus skills (tumbling and/or stunts). Emphasis on CREATIVITY, TECHNIQUE & SHOWMANSHIP.

GAME DAY EVALUATION - This evaluation takes place on DAY 4 of camp. Perform with all programs (Cheer, Song/Pom, Mascot, Pep Flag). Teams will be evaluated on Game Day material learned at camp. They will perform a Band Chant first then they must respond to a game situation with an appropriate Sideline Cheer. Teams must follow up the cheer with a crowd oriented cheer/chant or drum cadence. The Band Chant and Sideline Cheer are performed separately. Emphasis on CROWD, COMMUNICATION & SHOWMANSHIP.

Game Day 101 Workshop
This interactive workshop is geared to teach spiritleaders about game day basics and how to lead the crowd. Skills/techniques learned in this workshop will be applied in the Game Day Evaluation on the final day of camp.
Pin It Forward
This is an opportunity for select campers to be recognized by both the staff and their peers for demonstrating leadership, spirit, commitment, kindness and motivation.
Spirit Rally
Better Together! Peanut Butter Jelly, Charlie’s Angels, Mickey & Friends...some things are just better together! Link up with your teammate(s) and dress up as a dynamic duo, tremendous trio or fabulous four (or more)...the opportunities are endless...So come celebrate a night that is better together with USA!
Specialty Workshop
A variety of classes both skill based and material based will be offered during these workshops. To take full advantage of all classes & material, divide your team members and have them attend different classes.
Staff TeamMate
Each Team will be assigned a Staff TeamMate for camp. This staff member will work closely with your team prepping them for evaluations and will focus on helping them accomplish camp goals.
Team Up for St. Jude
Teams are encouraged to participate in this philanthropy program supporting St. Jude Hospital by filling out fundraising letters.
Teammaker Workshop & Unity Games
Team bonding time and team building activities designed to unite your team!

Premier Camp Mascot Curriculum

All-American Tryouts
All Varsity team members are eligible to tryout to be an All-American. In the cheer program, 6 members from Freshman/JV Teams may tryout. (Chaperone required for Freshman attending Rome Tour). In the Song/Pom program, 4 members from Freshman/JV teams may tryout. Mascots can tryout under either cheer or song/pom. Tryout requires campers to perform material learned at camp. Campers selected as an “All-American” have the opportunity to attend the All-American tour in Rome!
Camp Dance
Part of the USA experience is learning the annual camp dance. This routine will be taught to every camper that attends a USA camp and can be used as a fun ``unity`` routine bringing all your programs together.
Coaches Meetings
Head Instructors will meet with advisors and coaches daily to review important items for the day. There will also be workshops geared toward advising/coaching. Coaches also have the opportunity to fill out a Coaches Assessment on Day 2 of camp. Lastly, classes for Coaches Certification are available.
Captains Meetings/NFHS Credentialing
Head Instructors will meet with the captains (or assigned leaders) to inform them of important items for the day. Captains will gain a sense of responsibility for their team and begin to develop and utilize their leadership skills. By participating in daily classes, teams will become certified in the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader and will receive a credentialing certificate at the end of camp.
Evaluations
FIGHT SONG EVALUATION/HOME ROUTINE SHOWCASE (Optional) - Teams may bring a Fight Song to be evaluated and/or a home routine to showcase, limited to 1 minute per routine. The Fight Song Evaluation/Home Routine Showcase takes place on DAY 1 of camp. Teams will receive written feedback for their Fight Song performance. Use your traditional Fight Song or USA Fight Song available to learn online prior to camp. Add formation changes, visual effects, roll offs, skills, etc. Incorporations should be practical and crowd oriented. Emphasis on TECHNIQUE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP. For the Home Routine Showcase, teams will receive verbal feedback from USA instructors. Home Routines can be performed with or without music.

IMPROMPTU MUSIC EVALUATION - Mascots will be given a random piece of music to which they must react. For this evaluation the focus will be on responding appropriately to the music, how quickly they react, creativity and exaggeration.

GAME SITUATION (PROP) EVALUATION - Mascots will receive a game day situation and must create a skit revolving around the situation. For this evaluation the focus will be on responding appropriately to the situation, using a prop, working the entire stage, involving the crowd and exaggeration.

GAME DAY EVALUATION - Perform with all programs (Cheer, Song/Pom, Mascot, Pep Flag). Teams will be evaluated on Game Day material learned at camp. They will perform a Band Chant first then they must respond to a game situation with an appropriate Sideline Cheer. Teams must follow up the cheer with a crowd oriented cheer/chant or drum cadence. The Band Chant and Sideline Cheer are performed separately. Emphasis on CROWD COMMUNICATION & SHOWMANSHIP.

Game Day 101 Workshop
This interactive workshop is geared to teach spiritleaders about game day basics and how to lead the crowd. Skills/techniques learned in this workshop will be applied in the Game Day Evaluation on the final day of camp.
Pin It Forward
This is an opportunity for select campers to be recognized by both the staff and their peers for demonstrating leadership, spirit, commitment, kindness and motivation.
Spirit Rally Night
Better Together! Peanut Butter Jelly, Charlie’s Angels, Mickey & Friends...some things are just better together! Link up with your teammate(s) and dress up as a dynamic duo, tremendous trio or fabulous four (or more)...the opportunities are endless...So come celebrate a night that is better together with USA!
Specialty Workshop
A variety of classes both skill based and material based will be offered during these workshops. To take full advantage of all classes & material, divide your team members and have them attend different classes.
Staff TeamMate
Mascots will be assigned a Staff TeamMate for camp. This staff member will work closely with your team prepping them for evaluations and will focus on helping them accomplish camp goals.
Team Up for St. Jude
Teams are encouraged to participate in this philanthropy program supporting St. Jude Hospital by filling out fundraising letters.
Teammaker Workshop & Unity Games
Team bonding time and team building activities designed to unite your team!

Premier Camp Song/Pom Curriculum

All-American Tryouts
All Varsity team members are eligible to tryout to be an All-American. In the cheer program, 6 members from Freshman/JV Teams may tryout. (Chaperone required for Freshman attending Rome Tour). In the Song/Pom program, 4 members from Freshman/JV teams may tryout. Mascots can tryout under either cheer or song/pom. Tryout requires campers to perform material learned at camp. Campers selected as an “All-American” have the opportunity to attend the All-American tour in Rome!
Camp Dance
Part of the USA experience is learning the annual camp dance. This routine will be taught to every camper that attends a USA camp and can be used as a fun “unity”routine bringing all your programs together.
Coaches Meetings
Head Instructors will meet with advisors and coaches daily to review important items for the day. There will also be workshops geared toward advising/coaching. Coaches also have the opportunity to fill out a Coaches Assessment on Day 2 of camp. Lastly, classes for Coaches Certification are available.
Captains Meetings/NFHS Credentialing
Head Instructors will meet with the captains (or assigned leaders) to inform them of important items for the day. Captains will gain a sense of responsibility for their team, begin to develop and utilize their leadership skills all while learning about the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader. By participating in daily classes, teams will become certified in the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader and will receive a credentialing certificate at the end of camp.
Evaluations/Showcases
FIGHT SONG EVALUATION/HOME ROUTINE SHOWCASE (Optional) - Teams may bring a Fight Song to be evaluated and/or a home routine to showcase, limited to 1 minute per routine. The Fight Song evaluation/Home Routine Showcase takes place on DAY 1 of camp. Teams will receive written feedback for their Fight Song performance. Use your traditional Fight Song or USA Fight Song available to learn online prior to camp. Add formation changes, visual effects, roll offs, skills, etc. Incorporations should be practical and crowd oriented. Emphasis on TECHNIQUE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP. For the Home Routine Showcase, teams will receive verbal feedback from USA instructors. Home Routines can be performed with or without music.

ROUTINE A EVALUATION - This evaluation takes place on DAY 3 of camp. Campers will perform Routine A and will receive individual verbal feedback. Emphasis on KNOWLEDGE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP.

TEAM ROUTINE EVALUATION - Teams will learn two “Team Routines” (Pom Sideline and Funky Sideline). They will receive a written evaluation on their performance. Emphasis on KNOWLEDGE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP.

GAME DAY EVALUATION - This evaluation takes place on DAY 4 of camp. Perform with all programs (Cheer, Song/Pom, Mascot, Pep Flag). Teams will be evaluated on Game Day material learned at camp. They will perform a Band Chant first then they must respond to a game situation with an appropriate Sideline Cheer. Teams must follow up the cheer with a crowd oriented cheer/chant or drum cadence. The Band Chant and Sideline Cheer are performed separately. Emphasis on CROWD COMMUNICATION & SHOWMANSHIP.

ROUTINE B SHOWCASE - This showcase takes place on DAY 4 of camp. Campers will gain performance experience and confidence by showcasing this routine.

Game Day 101 Workshop
This interactive workshop is geared to teach spiritleaders about game day basics and how to lead the crowd. Skills/techniques learned in this workshop will be applied in the Game Day Evaluation on the final day of camp.
Pin It Forward
This is an opportunity for select campers to be recognized by both the staff and their peers for demonstrating leadership, spirit, commitment, kindness and motivation.
Spirit Rally Night
Better Together! Peanut Butter & Jelly, Charlie’s Angels, Mickey & Friends… some things are just better together! Link up with your teammate(s) and dress up as a dynamic duo, tremendous trio or fabulous four (or more)… the opportunities are endless … So come celebrate a night that is better together with USA!
Specialty Workshop
A variety of classes both skill based and material based will be offered during these workshops. To take full advantage of all classes & material, divide your team members and have them attend different classes.
Staff TeamMate
Each team will be assigned a Staff TeamMate for camp. This staff member will work closely with your team prepping them for evaluations and will focus on helping them accomplish camp goals.
Team Up for St. Jude
Teams are encouraged to participate in this philanthropy program supporting St. Jude Hospital by filling out fundraising letters.
Teammaker Workshop & Unity Games
Team bonding time and team building activities designed to unite your team!

Premier Camp Pep Flag Curriculum

All-American Tryouts
All Varsity team members are eligible to tryout to be an All-American. In the cheer program, 6 members from Freshman/JV Teams may tryout. (Chaperone required for Freshman attending Rome Tour). In the Song/Pom program, 4 members from Freshman/JV teams may tryout. Mascots can tryout under either cheer or song/pom. Tryout requires campers to perform material learned at camp. Campers selected as an “All-American” have the opportunity to attend the All-American tour in Rome!
Camp Dance
Part of the USA experience is learning the annual camp dance. This routine will be taught to every camper that attends a USA camp and can be used as a fun “unity” routine bringing all your programs together.
Coaches Meetings
Head Instructors will meet with advisors and coaches daily to review important items for the day. There will also be workshops geared toward advising/coaching. Coaches also have the opportunity to fill out a Coaches Assessment on Day 2 of camp. Lastly, classes for Coaches Certification are available.
Captains Meetings/NFHS Credentialing
Head Instructors will meet with the captains (or assigned leaders) to inform them of important items for the day. Captains will gain a sense of responsibility for their team, begin to develop and utilize their leadership skills all while learning about the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader. By participating in daily classes, teams will become certified in the NFHS Roles of a Spiritleader and will receive a credentialing certificate at the end of camp.
Evaluations/Showcases
FIGHT SONG EVALUATION/HOME ROUTINE SHOWCASE (Optional) - Teams may bring a Fight Song to be evaluated and/or a home routine to showcase, limited to 1 minute per routine. The Fight Song evaluation/Home Routine Showcase takes place on DAY 1 of camp. Teams will receive written feedback for their Fight Song performance. Use your traditional Fight Song or USA Fight Song available to learn online prior to camp. Add formation changes, visual effects, roll offs, skills, etc. Incorporations should be practical and crowd oriented. Emphasis on TECHNIQUE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP. For the Home Routine Showcase, teams will receive verbal feedback from USA instructors. Home Routines can be performed with or without music.

ROUTINE A EVALUATION - This evaluation takes place on DAY 3 of camp. Campers will perform Routine A and will receive individual verbal feedback. Emphasis on KNOWLEDGE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP.

TEAM ROUTINE EVALUATION - Teams will learn one “Team Routine” (Pep Flag Sideline). They will receive a written evaluation on their performance. Emphasis on KNOWLEDGE, EXECUTION & SHOWMANSHIP.

GAME DAY EVALUATION - This evaluation takes place on DAY 4 of camp. Perform with all programs (Cheer, Song/Pom, Mascot, Pep Flag). Teams will be evaluated on Game Day material learned at camp. They will perform a Band Chant first then they must respond to a game situation with an appropriate Sideline Cheer. Teams must follow up the cheer with a crowd oriented cheer/chant or drum cadence. The Band Chant and Sideline Cheer are performed separately. Emphasis on CROWD COMMUNICATION & SHOWMANSHIP.

ROUTINE B SHOWCASE - This showcase takes place on DAY 4 of camp. Campers will gain performance experience and confidence by showcasing this routine.

Game Day 101 Workshop
This interactive workshop is geared to teach spiritleaders about game day basics and how to lead the crowd. Skills/techniques learned in this workshop will be applied in the Game Day Evaluation on the final day of camp.
Pin It Forward
This is an opportunity for select campers to be recognized by both the staff and their peers for demonstrating leadership, spirit, commitment, kindness and motivation.
Spirit Rally Night
Better Together! Peanut Butter & Jelly, Charlie’s Angels, Mickey & Friends… some things are just better together! Link up with your teammate(s) and dress up as a dynamic duo, tremendous trio or fabulous four (or more)…the opportunities are endless…So come celebrate a night that is better together with USA!
Specialty Workshop
A variety of classes both skill based and material based will be offered during these workshops. To take full advantage of all classes & material, divide your team members and have them attend different classes.
Staff Teammate
Each team will be assigned a Staff TeamMate for camp. This staff member will work closely with your team prepping them for evaluations and will focus on helping them accomplish camp goals.
Team Up for St. Jude
Teams are encouraged to participate in this philanthropy program supporting St. Jude Hospital by filling out fundraising letters.
Teammaker Workshop & Unity Games
Team bonding time and team building activities designed to unite your team!

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