2014 Junior Ben-Gal Cheerleaders Program
Jr Ben-Gals 2014 Wait List! We will have the new dates up in February. However, if you want to get on the list for information and be a part of the new season, complete the entry fields below. Ages 5 through high school age are accepted.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Jr. BenGals Program
Charlotte Simons, Director
Julie Raleigh, Coordinator
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Q: When does the program start?
A: The Jr. BenGals will kick off the season August 25 with a guaranteed fun event for all. The season ends with a Holiday Party in December. Parents will meet with Charlotte Simons and Julie Raleigh to go over details and dates during the August event while the Jr. BenGals will hang out with the BenGals.
Q: How many practices are included with the program?
A: We will have approximately eight scheduled practices led by the BenGals, and held at Paul Brown Stadium on selected Saturdays and Sundays. The Jr. BenGals use the stadium on the weekends that the team is away. Please note infield practice December 19 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Q: If I am returning and want to use my uniform from last year am I able to do so?
A: There will be all new uniforms provided for the 2013 season as part of your tuition.
Q: Do parents get to watch practices?
A: Parents will have the opportunity to sign up to watch at least one practice at the stadium.
Q: How do the practices work if the parents can’t stay to watch the whole time?
A: If you are not signed up to view practice, you will drop your child off and sign them in. You will be free to leave and return for pick up at end of practice. Shopping downtown, or local restaurants are a few of the popular spots on Saturday afternoons during Jr. BenGal practices.
Q: How does the Game Day performance work?
A: Each Jr. BenGal will be required to be dropped off at the North Dock (directions provided) at 9 a.m. to one of our Game Day Assistants. The Jr. BenGals will practice with the BenGals on the field for their big performance. After practice, they will go to the gym and be provided lunch and assistance in getting prepared. Game Day Assistants will escort your child to and from the restroom and be available for your child. After their pregame performance, the Jr. BenGals will be escorted to their parents' seats for the game.
Q: What events can we look forward for our Jr. BenGals involvement?
A: Community work with BenGals, fun and exciting times at the stadium with theme parties included; Holiday party for Jr. BenGals and families, performances at great events around the city; Not to mention, Saturdays with friends and BenGals.
Q: What about the Summer Dance Camp?
A: Summer Dance Camp is an added bonus. Summer Dance Camp is open for Jr. BenGals and friends. It is not necessary to be a Jr. BenGal in order to attend camp. For a fee of $55, Dance Camp will be held July 7-8 at Club East with the BenGals teaching the latest moves. Each day will be from noon-3 p.m.
Q: What is the fee to participate?
A: Inclusive tuition is $485 and is due in the form of a cashier's check on July 1st, 2014(Register here).