SARA'S CAMP 2021
"STICK TOGETHER"

 
 
 

MONDAY:

 "Our big thing is to stick together as a team. Whether we're down or
up, just stick together. Don't break apart from each other no matter what!"


SPIRIT DAY DRESS UP: Dress up to demonstrate the word "STICK"
SNACK:  Shawna

LUNCH: Team lunch at SW provided by Jennie A, Brook A, Maggie S

ARRIVE:

At Southwest @ 8:00am (early is on time). Camp ends at 4:00pm
WEAR:

Arrive in theme clothes.
APPAREL FOR THE DAY:
Black team shorts/sports bra/black tank

BRING:

knee pads/jazz &or tennis shoes/water bottle/snacks if desired

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EVENING ACTIVITY:

Team Dinner at  1919 Kitchen & Tap- 7:00pm
Dress summer cutely casual

BRING: 

$ for dinner/ sis questionnaires (Click HERE)

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TUESDAY:

"We may not have it all together, but together we have it all!"


SPIRIT DAY DRESS UP: Dress up to demonstrate the word "TOGETHER"
SNACK:  Linda Schmitt

LUNCH:  You may pack a lunch or go out (stick TOGETHER)

ARRIVE:

At Southwest @ 8:00am (early is on time). Camp ends at 4:00pm

WEAR:

Arrive in theme clothes.
APPAREL FOR THE DAY:
Black leggings/sports bra/blue tank

BRING:

Decorated towel to exchange/knee pads/jazz &or tennis shoes/water bottle/snacks if desired/$ for lunch or pack your own

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 EVENING ACTIVITY: 

Team Movie- Black Widow, 7:00 pm Marcus Cinemas East
Comfy clothes & layers (it can be cold in the theater)

BRING: 

Money or Movie pass/bag of candy to share

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WEDNESDAY:

"Sticking with your family is what makes it a family!"


SPIRIT DAY DRESS UP: Dress up to demonstrate the word "FAMILY"
SNACK:  Shawna

LUNCH:  Team lunch at SW provided by Missy M, Jenn G, Tammy P
 

ARRIVE:

At Southwest @ 8:00am (early is on time). Camp ends at 4:00pm

WEAR:

Arrive in theme clothes.
APPAREL FOR THE DAY:
Black team shorts/sports bra/peach tank

BRING:

knee pads/jazz &or tennis shoes/water bottle/snacks if desired

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 EVENING ACTIVITY: 

Farmer's Market-6:00...Meet and park at Post's house
then team-building after at Post's
Snack or dinner at F.M. -Dress cute/casual (&walkable)

 

BRING:

Money/jacket if cool

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THURSDAY:

"No one is brave alone. Hold fast and Hold tight!"
 

SPIRIT DAY DRESS UP: Dress up to demonstrate your Troyette Spirit!
SNACK: Rita Hermsen

LUNCH: You may pack a lunch or go out (stick TOGETHER)

This is SHOW-OFF day...4:00 in the SW Commons so invite your friends
and family!
The more people, the more fun!

 

ARRIVE:

At Southwest @ 8:00am (early is on time). Camp ends at 4:00pm

WEAR:

Arrive in theme clothes.
APPAREL FOR THE DAY:
Black leggings/sports bra/tank of choice

BRING:

knee pads/jazz &or tennis shoes/water bottle/snacks if desired/$ for lunch or pack  your own
FOR SHOWOFF:
Black leggings/sports bra/black tank/jazz shoes/Team NIKES
makeup/hair stuff/deodorant/body spray

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 EVENING ACTIVITY: 

Pool party, cook-out & Awards at 6:00 @Paloma's Grandparents house.
637 Voelker St.

 

BRING:

Swim Suit/towel
SENIORS:  meat to grill/buns
JUNIORS: Fuit or veggies or drinks (coordinate)
SOPHOMORES: chips or side dish
FRESHMEN: Desserts

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FRIDAY:

"Together wins...Stick to it!"

FUN DAY:

Six Flags 
( cost will be applied to your FACTS account)

**This is a mandatory team bonding Event**

BUS SNACK:
Megan Valley, Julie Klatt
WEAR:

Summer comfy-casual with good walking shoes

BRING:
Spending money for snacks &or meals/sunscreen/sunglasses/phone charger

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SCHEDULE:

We will leave at TBD from SW...Spend the day enjoying the park and then plan on leaving the park between 4:00/5:00

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IMPORTANT INFO:

 

**We will be learning a jazz routine that Sara's COLLEGE team performed at competition.  The plan is to make this OUR nationals jazz routine, since there is limited time between state and nationals, and the sooner we know this,the better.   We will obviously have to scale it back in certain sections to make it work for us.  Although all of us will be learning this routine at camp, It is an "Invite only" routine at nationals and it is NOT likely that we will be performing it with all 19 members...so show me what you've got.

 

**We will also be learning a cute (and fast) hip hop routine. 

**Both routine previews can be found HERE

 

**Our focus at camp will be on getting the choreography learned.  This may mean a little less "across the floor"/technique and warm up time.  Be prepared to work hard and stay focused on internalizing the choreo.

 

**It is important that you are at every day of camp, all day, incuding "fun day"...and at each evening activity (unless pre-excused).  EVERYTHING is mandatory!

 

**You should consider the theme/dress up days mandatory. Have fun with them! Interpret them creatively!  You will arrive in theme clothes but change into designated dance clothes for warm-ups and learning choreography.  WEAR THE CORRECT CLOTHES!

 

**Decorated sweat towels will be exchanged on Tuesday. Please MAKE SURE that you bring these, as we go around in a circle and show them off. It’s very sad when someone doesn’t get one...and certainly not displaying a selfless, "we before me" focus. Take some time to put some personal, heartfelt work into showing your big/little sis just how much you care!!!!

 

**Early is on time!!! It is important that you are on time. This shows respect to Sara, your coach and your teammates. Returning members should coordinate with non driving members to arrange rides ASAP.

 

**This is our week to lay the foundations for our year. We need to work hard, play hard, get to know each other and be positive at all times. We need to set the tone for how our practice are going to run, how we work with each other, and how focused we are on improving as individuals and dancing as a team! This is TROYETTE week...all day and all evening. Let your family and friends know that this week is dedicated to US!  Go Troyettes!!!!!

 

**Come with a positive, uplifting attitude and let’s make it our goal to have an amazing week. This is a great time for bonding and growing as a team and as individual dancers...This experience will be exactly what you make of it!

 

**We need to talk OUT LOUD and positively to each other during warmups/technique/ and learning choreography (when appropriate). Be involved in your teammates growth, development and excitement!

 

**The rule for all circle and break times is to make sure that you are sitting next to somebody new or that you wouldn't normally sit by. Do not sit by the same people all the time...Step out of your comfort zone and get to know somebody better! 

 

**TEAM NICE is in effect! TEAM RESPECT is in effect! TEAM 110% is in effect...for the whole week and forever.

 

**Returning girls, and specifically upperclassmen...it is your responsibility to make EVERYONE feel included. This includes camp time, lunch time and team bonding events. It is your responsibility to be fun, excited, uplifting and to spread the Troyette love. It is your responsibility to demonstrate how we work hard and how we play hard. The 2020 seniors are gone and after a year off, the new group needs to start stepping up and putting their own personal stamp on this year! How exciting!!!!

 

**You are expected to represent yourselves, your coach and our team in a respectful and mature manner at all times...at camp, at lunch and at evening activities. Please be quiet and attentive while learning, an do not ask for breaks.

 

**Be sure to eat a healthy breakfast and lunch EVERY day...you can’t make your car go if there’s no gas in it :)

 

**If you are receiving a ride...you should pay gas money.  Please see the team handbook for monetary guides. This is TEAM NICE and TEAM RESPECT in action!!!!

 

**Shoes must be worn during all class times and all times that camp is “in session” unless Sara has specified otherwise. Please don’t wear your good performance jazz shoes for this camp...or your new team nikes. 

 

**Go FULL OUT rather than walking through choreography at all times...Sara will let you know if you can mark it...otherwise, dance it full!  This is how it works its way onto your body and into your mind.

 

**No swearing or gum chewing. Be aware of your body language at all times.

**Be coachable and teachable.  Think about what you are giving as much as what you are receiving.

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