2021 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 28 - July 17
Session 2: July 12 - July 23
Session 3: July 26 - Aug 6
Session 4: Aug 9 - Aug 13

Note: Camp is closed Monday, July 5th.

Summer Camp 2021 Open House Dates

Important Dates

Medication Drop Off Days


A Medication Request Form must be filled out by your childs physician, and must either be sent into the camp office ahead of time or accompany the medication being dropped off.

Medication must be in the original container, including the label with your campers name, doseage, and the perscribers name.

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Christine A. Nowierski Cheer Camp 2021

10 TIME UCA Small Co-Ed National Champions

Christine A. Nowierski
For Campers Entering Grades 2-12
Week 1: June 28 - July 2
Week 2: July 5 - July 9
Week 7: August 9 - August 13

C.A.N. Cheer Camp, under the direction of Hofstra Cheerleading Coach Christine A. Nowierski-Farina, is designed for cheerleaders who desire a full day of expert training in all facets of cheerleading. C.A.N. Cheer Camp offers an innovative and creative curriculum developed and instructed by Coach Nowierski-Farina and her Division I collegiate staff. Hofstra Cheerleading is a nationally recognized program with ten UCA College National Championship titles in 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016. The staff is all AACCA-certified cheerleaders, and the gymnastics sessions are led by qualified instructors.

Training includes cheers, dances, jumps, stunts, pyramid building, and gymnastics. A routine with skills the campers are taught will be performed at the end of camp for Family and Friends. The camp is structured to encourage both individuals and teams to believe in themselves and achieve their personal best. C.A.N. Cheer Camp encompasses all styles and skill levels, from beginner to elite. Cheerleaders are grouped according to age and skill level. Teams are able to work on routine building for the upcoming season as well as create spirited traditions for their schools.

Hofstra’s C.A.N. Cheer Camp utilizes the University’s state-of-the-art, air-conditioned facilities for gymnastics and stunting sessions.

Hofstra Cheer Camp
Hofstra Cheer Camp

Camp Objectives

  • To provide a creative environment where students can develop friendships and enjoy a valuable learning experience.
  • To present the fundamentals of cheerleading so that each cheerleader understands safety measures and proper techniques.
  • To expose each cheerleader to a memorable experience that allows each student to develop individually.

Daily Program

  • Warm-up, stretching exercises and flexibility training.
  • Jumps and Jump Exercises.
  • Stunts and pyramid building on safe cheer mats.
  • Motion technique/sideline chants.
  • Team building/individual goal-setting activities.
  • Gymnastics with certified instructors using fun-shaped mats and inclines to help student learn fundamental to intermediate level skills.
  • Dance

What to Wear/Bring

Each camper should wear daily: cotton T-shirt, athletic shorts with no pockets, flat-soled sneakers/cheerleading sneakers, and sweat socks. Players must bring their own water bottle. Bathing suit and towel will be needed on assigned swim days. Please label all items clearly with first and last name. Hofstra is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Program Director: Christine A. Nowierski

Christine Nowierski-Farina has been head coach of Hofstra Cheerleading since 2003. Christine is honored to be coaching at her alma mater. She graduated with a B.B.A. in finance from Hofstra in 1999. A four-year member of the Cheer team, Ms. Nowierski-Farina was captain of the coed squad. During those four years the team honored her with many awards, including Most Dedicated '97-'98, '98-'99, Outstanding Jumper '98-'99, and Most Valuable '97-'98, '98-'99. The Hofstra Pride Club also presented her with the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award in 1999.

View Christine A. Nowierski's Full Bio

Christine Farina
Hofstra Head Cheer Coach
'03, '06, '07, '09, '10, '11, '12, '13, '15, '16 UCA National Champions

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