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Welcome to Harford Cheerleading!

We Are a premier competitive Performance rec cheerleading & TRAINING Program,
a first of its kind in Harford County, MD. We offer sport specific skills training for athletes of all ages, from toddler to college level and beyond. Class information and schedules will be Updated as sessions begin.

Summer Camps

Our boosters program, leading harford is sponsoring camps for this upcoming summer session! These camps are open to all and include more than cheer!
For dates, details and registration, check out the link below:

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Competitive Cheer

This program is for Girls & Boys ages 5 - 18 years old. No experience necessary.

2023-24 Competitive Season

Full Season Registration opens May 1st!

Our next competitive season will begin in August and run through April, possibly into May depending on competition options. Teams practice 3-5 hours a week. Practice days/times will be sent with team placements.

Registration Fee: $250
Monthly dues: $109 (charged August-April on the 15th of each month)

Fees include: Gym fees (insurance, rent, utilities, admin fees, etc), practice wear, special event participation, team bonding (mandatory team bonding will be once a month during the season), athletes gifts/prizes, skills training and more!

Additional competition fees: These fees are based off the competitions we will attend. We expect to have these confirmed by September. We plan to attend between 4-6 competitions this season (3-4 local/semi-local competitions plus 1-2 travel competitions). Competition fees include: competition registration/entrance, choreography clinic, bow(s), make up and routine music.

All registrants will need to be evaluated prior to being placed on a team. We will have multiple opportunities for this in June.

If you register after June 15, an additional $35 evaluation/placement fee will be applied - this will be refunded if we do not have a spot available. Registrations will be accepted as long as there is a team/position available. If you are not happy with your child's placement and would like them re-evaluated, there will be a $50 re-evaluation fee - they will be expected to present appropriate skills & display the behavior for desired level/division (see below for level recommendations).

Additional fees: We will do our best to fundraise for any fees beyond what is included in your fees above, however the fees below may also be required.

  • Uniform
  • Team Jacket/outerwear
  • Cheer shoes (ANY white CHEER shoe that works for your cheerleader).
  • Any travel accommodations if applicable.
  • Quitting fee: $250 (Applies if you quit after 9/30 of current season or after team routine choreography).

COMPETITION DATES: Will be announced once confirmed - we are waiting on all options to make sure we set up the best schedule for success. Participation in Finals events will be based on each teams eligibility and will require an additional fee to cover any registration or travel fees.

All families will be charged an annual membership fee of $35 - This fee will be charged yearly when a family registers for a program.

CROSSOVER FEES:  Athletes participating on more than one team may be required to pay an additional Crossover Fee ranging from approximately $200 – $400, depending on competitions selected for the season.  The Crossover Fee will be determined at the end of August.  

Competitive Cheer - Half Season

2023-24 Season Registration opens in August

This program is a great option for those that play fall sports and can't commit to cheer until they are done. Teams will practice 1-3 hours a week and compete in 1-3 competitions, depending on competition dates and team readiness.

Registration is $150 to register. In addition monthly dues are $75 from November-April. These will be charged the 15th of each month. The season will run from November through April/May depending on competition dates.

Fees include: 2 competitions, Gym fees (insurance, rent, utilities, admin fees, etc), performance wear, athletes gifts/prizes, skills training, choreography clinic, bow(s) and routine music!

Additional fees:

  • Additional Competition Registration fees will be applied based on the competitions we attend.
  • Cheer shoes (ANY white CHEER shoe that works for your cheerleader).
  • Any travel accommodations if applicable.

Evaluations: All registrants will need to be evaluated prior to being placed on a team.

Practices: Practice day & times TBD once we have teams decided.

All families will be charged an annual membership fee of $35 - This fee will be charged yearly when a family registers for a program.

FUNDRAISING: In order to maintain fair pricing while offering a quality program, we will fundraise throughout the year. All families will be encouraged to participate as much as possible. Our Competitive program will require participants to fundraise, or offer a comparable fee to opt out of fundraising. We will also offer optional individual fundraising options to help pay for your fees.

Volunteer expectations: In addition to fundraising, there may be times we need help from you to support the program. This may be through volunteering your time at an event, help with fundraisers, community support, cleaning, transporting etc. If we do not have enough help when requested, we will have to assign parents to fulfill requirements.

Athlete Evaluations & Team Placements

Athletes will be evaluated according to the skills they have perfected in order to place them on appropriate level teams. Possible Divisions are Tiny level 1, Mini Level 1, Peewee Level 1, 2, 2.1 or 3.1, Youth Level 1, 2, 2.1, 3.1 or 3, Junior Level 1, 2, 2.1, 3.1, 3 or 4 and Senior Level 1, 2, 2.1, 3.1, 3, 4 or 4.2

Tiny Prep Program

We have something special for 3 - 6 year olds to get competition ready too!
Our Tiny Prep program focuses on learning and practicing cheer fundamentals such as Cheer, Dance & Tumbling along with age appropriate social and academic
skills in a fun but structured atmosphere.

$160 per session* - This is due when you register.

Our Tiny Prep team is for girls and boys ages 3-6 (ages may vary per session). We will introduce fundamental Cheerleading skills as well as focus on social and cognitive developmental skills, such as counting, listening to and following instructions, taking turns and working together. This program will allow budding athletes to expand their knowledge of cheerleading & team sports, while getting a good workout and having fun in a safe environment. Must be 3 by the first practice.

No competition for this program, however they will perform for families at our program showcase.

This program will be offered in 2 sessions:

  • Fall: September 20 - Dec 20 - Registration Open Now!
  • Winter: Jan 10 - March 27 - Registration opens 11/1
  • Spring (mini session): May 1 - June 5 - Registration opens 3/1

NEW this season we have a TINY TEAM option!

This is a full competitive season for ages 4-7 years old. Practice begins the week of September 10th and runs through early April. Practice day/time will be confirmed once registration is complete. This team will practice 1-3 hours a week depending on team needs. Must be 4 by the first practice.

Registration is $125 & Monthly dues are $65 from September - April, charged on the 15th of each month. Competition fees will be additional. There is an option to pay in full for a discounted fee as well!

All families will be charged an annual membership fee of $35 - This fee will be charged yearly June 1st or when a family registers for the first time if after that date.

Cheer Training Program

This program is for Girls & Boys ages 5 - 18 years old, that participate in other sports / activities as well and / or cannot commit to a full Competitive season at this time. We are offering this option to give athletes the opportunity to stay active, learn new skills and perfect their current skills.

This program & classes are OPEN TO ALL! It's great even if you cheer for another program or play another sport and want some additional training & practice! In each class, Instructors will work with athletes to form an essential foundation, focusing on necessary athletic principles to include tumbling, dance, jumps and stunting, when appropriate. Each training session will be 45-60min. Cheer shoes will also be required, any kind will do.

FALL TRAINING Registration is open!

$115 - 1 class per week for the entire session

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm - More classes will be added if interest!

Individual classes are $15 each - no commitment!
Drop in classes are on a first come first served basis as availability allows.

This program will be offered in 2 sessions

  • Session 1: Sept 24 - Nov 22
  • Session 2: March 3 - May 8

This cheer training program does not include competition, but is great for high school, sideline cheer & competition PREP or just for a sample of the sport for fun.

All families will be charged an annual membership fee of $35 - This fee will be charged yearly June 1st or when a family registers for the first time if after that date.

TUMBLING

Registration is OPEN - Classes can be prorated (see below for private/small group options as well!)

Walkovers & Beginning BHS: Athletes will work on building a solid foundation to progress towards advancing skills. Athletes will be separated by skill level to focus on perfecting skills before progressing.
Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm
9/21-10/12 ($68)
10/26-11/16 ($68)
11/30-12/21 ($68)

Tiny Tumble: This class is for those aged 3-7 years old. This is a great introduction to tumbling where athletes will work on progressing skills. You can register per session or pay per class. Per class fee is $15
Tuesdays 7:00-7:45pm
9/26-10/24 ($65)
11/7-12/5 ($65)
1/2-1/30 ($65)

Advanced: Athletes must at least have a back handspring without a spotter. Ideally they will also have a solid cartwheel, round off, back and front walkover - if not they should also take the Beg/Intermediate class as these are important skills to have for running passes & progressions.
Contact Harfordcheerleading@gmail.com for options as these lessons are small groups only.

**We can prorate classes as needed and offer drop ins if class has availability**

More Tumbling, Stunt, Cheer skills & Tryout prep classes & clinics coming soon!


Small Groups & Private Lessons

Grab a group of friends or teammates and get some extra practice! These individual and small group lessons are great option for those that prefer to keep to their small group/pod/bubble as much as possible during this time. However, if you don't already have a group to join you, we can match you up with others interested in the same training.

Instructors and scheduling are based on skills requested and space availability. Please email harfordcheerleading@gmail.com for schedule options.

Small Group (min of 4 athletes)

  • Stunts, Tumbling or Acro: 45 minutes - $30 pp, 1 hour - $40 pp
  • Conditioning, Flex, Jumps, Dance, etc.: 30 minutes - $15 pp, 1 hour - $25 pp

Privates (2-3 athletes)

  • Your choice of training: 30 minutes - $25pp, 45 minutes - $35pp, 1 hour - $50pp
  • 1:1 Training is very limited, case by case pricing and availability will be determined

Private Group/Team Event, Clinic or Camp

We can design something just for your team/group! Choose from tumbling, stunts, dance, sideline cheer, Acro and/or conditioning sessions - mix & match. Includes the option of crafts, games, team building activities and more!

Special Stunt Group Training

  • 45 minutes of instruction: ONLY $50!
  • 5 athletes max - must be a complete stunt group (bases, back spot, flyer, front) BRING YOU OWN GROUP!
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Our Address:
Harford Cheerleading
701 Whitaker Mill Road, Joppa, MD 21085

Nikki Day
Program Director
Email: harfordcheerleading@gmail.com

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