TONIGHT: Cheerleading for Children with Special Needs

Three Southborough Girl Scouts — Emily M., Taylor F., and Alyssa B. — are developing a cheering program for kids with special needs as their Silver Award project. The Silver Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout aged 12 to 13 can achieve.

Tonight the girls will hold an informational meeting for parents at Algonquin. Here are the details.

Cheerleading for Children with Special Needs
Children ages 5-10

Informational meeting for parents
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Room B124, Algonquin Regional High School

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13 years ago

What a fantastic idea! Thanks, girls!

13 years ago

Absolutely – it would be great to see a good turnout. Parents, please come along and learn about the class.

Sarah Cronk
13 years ago

Sounds fantastic! Check out my website for a free downloadable Quick-Start kit, which provides a step-by-step model for how to create an inclusive cheerleading squad. The kit includes tips for successful practices, fundraising ideas and more! If your new squad will be cheering with typically-developing cheerleaders at middle school or high school sporting events, you may qualify for free uniforms and free on-site training from The Sparkle Effect! Feel free to e-mail me at with any questions. Best of luck to you!

Jen Green
13 years ago

This is such a great idea! Congratulations to the three girl scouts. I really hope the meeting tonight goes well, and I wish them all the best in this endeavor. Thank you for sharing their efforts! I look forward to hearing how the meeting went.

13 years ago

What a great idea!! These girls and their parents should be so proud! I wish you much success in your endeavor.

drew maxwell
13 years ago

I am a varsity cheerleeader at Algonquin and would love to get involved. I have coached special olympics teams for 7 years and work with special needs cchildren on a weekly basis. Please email me at thank you,Drew Maxwell

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