Southeastern NEWS Southeastern Louisiana University University Relations Office SLU 880, Hammond, LA 70402 504/549-2341/fax 504-549-2061 email@example.com www.selu.edu/NewsEvents Date: 05/13/98 Contact: Sherri Encar 35 CHEERLEADING AND DANCE SUMMER CAMPS KICK OFF AT SLU HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University s department of Continuing Education will host cheerleading and drill/dance team workshops for junior and senior high school students interested in learning the most contemporary cheerleading routines and dance moves in the nation. Instruction will be provided by several national and regional cheerleading and dance organizations. The National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) will come to Southeastern June 15-18. The instruction will be on cheers, chants, spirit dances, beginner and advanced dance routines as well as creativity workshops, partner stunts and a cheer aerobics class. Each participant will attend a workshop class everyday and be evaluated at night. Ribbons and awards will be given out. The Southwestern Cheerleaders Association (SCA)will come to Southeastern June 22-25. SCA will instruct participants on chants, cheers, dance routines, partner stunts, pyramids, jumps and tumbling. The Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA)will come to Southeastern June 9-12, July 17-20 and July 21-24. The UCA will instruct on cheers, chants, partner stunts, pom pon routines, pyramids, tumbling, cheerleading safety, spotting and conditioning. In addition, private coaching lessons will be given everyday with some of the nation s most talented instructors. NCA Danz and its staff of top instructors from the Kilgore Rangerettes will be at Southeastern June 19-22, teaching a variety of dance styles, including jazz, high kick, pom pon, prop, novelty and military routines to the latest music and top band arrangements. NCA will -more SLU Cheer&Dance Camps/ADD ONE instruct those participating in marching, including entrance and exit basics. The NCA will also select the next Superstar Girls from their participants. Each girl has an opportunity to win various types of awards throughout the week. A private coach or buddy instructor will be assigned to each squad for guidance. The Universal Dance Association will begin its instructions on drill techniques, parade routines, precision kick routines for drill teams and conditioning dance techniques at Southeastern June 29-July 2 and July 14-17. Dance combination classes will also be taught to those who participate. UDA recommends that each squad divide up into groups, which will give them an advantage of taking home 15-40 new routines. While at Southeastern, visiting squads will be housed in a residence hall within walking distance of all major facilities. Participants should pack light clothing for warm weather, pillows, linens, sheets, towels and personal items. For more information on each of the camps, contact Veda Abene, executive assistant of continuing education and special activities/camps at 504-549-2301 or 800-256-2771. -SLU- Dance & Cheerleading Camps at SLU- Summer 1998 National Cheerleaders Association, June 15-18. NCA Danz, June 19-22. Universal Cheerleaders Association, June 9-12, July 17-20 and July 21-24. Southwestern Cheerleaders Association, June 22-25. Universal Dance Association, June 29-July 2 and July 14-17.