Future Stars Cheerleading Camp (ages 7-15) is designed for the camper whose aim is to develop the confidence and skills necessary to perform the latest stunts, pyramids, gymnastics and cheers.
Whether you are a high school cheerleader looking to ignite your school spirit or a total beginner, our highly trained and expert staff will ensure that you achieve your goals in a safe and fun environment by integrating the latest research and trends in skill development and choreography.
Learn more about our cheerleading programs for kids.
Dates: Jul.17-21 & Aug.14-18
2 Weekly Sessions
Time: 9am - 4pm
9am Daily Orientation
9:30am Cheers and Chants
10:30am Dances and Jumps
11:30am Cheer Routine(s)
1:15pm Recreational Swim
2:15pm Stunts and Pyramids
3:15pm Cheer Routine(s)
*Activities & times subject to change
Director of Cheerleading: Gina Caputo
Coach Gina Caputo began her love for cheer and dance back in high school and college when she was both on cheer and dance teams. She has been coaching cheerleading at the college level since 1989. She began her coaching career at St. Joseph’s College and has been the head cheer coach at Suffolk County Community College since 1994. In 1998, she was elected to the Executive Board of the Long Island Cheerleading Coaches Association and remained a member of the board until 2015. During her time on the board, she was a LICCA Safety Certifier, hosted the LICCA Cheerleading Championships, and was the choreographer for LICCA’s Annual Patriotic Tributes. She was also the Cheer Coach for the NYPD Football Cheerleaders, and the Director of GForce Cheer Co. which ran cheer camps and clinics all over Long Island. She has been actively involved in judging Cheerleading competitions on all levels since 1996. In 2004, she was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Long Island Cheerleading Coaches Association. In 2011 she began coaching a second team at Suffolk and became the head dance team coach. In 2015 she became the college’s Spirit Coordinator where she runs the mascot program with the college’s first-ever mascot “Fineas”.
Coach Gina Caputo is an alumnus of Suffolk County Community College. She received her degree in Business Administration in 1986 and went on to receive her B.S. in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s College in 1988. She has worked in the Athletic Department since 2004 and is currently the Athletics Coordinator here at Suffolk.
Suffolk Federal Credit Union Arena - Fieldhouse
Most camp activities take place in and around the Fieldhouse, which is fully air-conditioned throughout the summer. During the summer, you can find our camp office in the foyer of the Suffolk Federal Credit Union Arena, along with the athletic training room/infirmary.
Additional Campus Facilities include the air-conditioned Captree Commons Cafeteria.
Specialty Camp Features include our inflatable water slides featuring our Big Kahuna Double Lane Waterslide and Double Lane Slip’n’Slide. We also boast two outdoor GaGa Pits, an indoor inflatable GaGa pit, Bag Toss, Kan Jam, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Giant Checkers, multiple Nukem Courts and more!
Health & Wellness
Your child’s safety is our top priority and getting them home just as they arrived is not only up to our coaches, teachers and instructors, but also our medical staff. Our medical team boasts qualifications and certifications ranging from EMT, RTE, CPR, First Aid and Epi-Pen. Along with the staff listed below, all of our teachers and coaches hold certifications required by their school districts or organizations.
Health Director: Adam Montes – tenure w/ Future Stars – 5 years
Adam has been a certified athletic trainer at Center Moriches High School for 5 years where he evaluates, treats, and rehabilitates student athletes. Identical to his objective with Future Stars, he strives to maintain safety and overall well-being of the athletes to ensure participation in their respective sport.
He is also a paraprofessional at Clayton Huey Elementary School in which he works 1-1 with a student to ensure they are able to receive their necessary needs academically.
Adam received his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training in 2016 and passed his certification exam the same year. He is also CPR/First Aid/RTE/AED certified.Queen Ervin - Queen is EMT certified who holds RTE/CPR/First Aid and Epi-Pen certifications.
Address to this location is:
1001 Crooked Hilld Rd.
Brentwood, NY 11717
Phone Number: 631.646.2267
Who are your staff members?
Our staff comprises coaches, teachers, instructors and collegiate-student athletes who share a passion for working with children and have experience and know-how in their respective fields.
What are the ratios?
Typically, between 8-10:1. Exception is Little Stars (4:1).
What happens during inclement weather?
Camp still runs as planned. If and when inclement weather mandates we go indoors, we have sufficient indoor space for all camps to carry out their traditional programming. We don't do 'movie days' at Future Stars Suffolk.
What happens on really hot days?
Our experienced coaching staff will take mandated and frequent water/shade breaks throughout the day. Additionally, we will schedule additional indoor air-conditioned time and extended pool time to limit exposure to the intense heat.
What do I send to camp?
Please follow this link for "What To Bring"
Where is drop-off and pick-up?
Please follow this link for Arrival & Departure Info
Can I schedule a tour?
Yes, absolutely. Call us at 631.646.CAMP or email us to schedule a tour today! email@example.com
Click HERE for our upcoming Open Houses.
Can I switch sessions and/or programs?
Yes. You can do this anytime throughout the summer, pending availability. Our office must be notified on the Friday of the prior week so that we can staff accordingly. We cannot make changes after Monday. Please email us with any changes. firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I add sessions during the summer?
Yes. You can add sessions anytime, prior to the week you’re looking to enroll, pending availability. The price will be at our current 1-week rate and will not include any previous discounts, aside from our sibling discount.
Do you have a camp nurse?
We have EMT’s and certified athletic trainers. Please see our “Leadership” section for details.
Are programs Co-Ed?
Most programs are co-ed. Please see our individual program pages for details.
How are campers grouped?
For sport specific programs (soccer, basketball, baseball, etc.), campers are grouped by age and ability. For our popular multi-sport program, campers will be grouped mainly by age/grade.
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Should you still have questions or concerns, please e-mail us at email@example.com or give us a call 631.646.CAMP. We will be happy to help.
Future Stars has exclusive use of the College pool during our swim hours.
Campers have a recreational swim every day for about 45 minutes. Little Stars and youngest Multi-Sports campers will also receive instructional swim each day.
Pool safety is taken very seriously, and the pool staff is highly qualified and carry numerous accolades and certifications, including WSI, Lifeguard Management, Lifeguard, First-Aid, and CPR_AED for the Professional Rescuer. We are even a certified lifeguard training site. Our aquatics staff is scond to none.
Every Monday, each new camper is swim tested to determine level and ability, with regular buddy checks taken by our pool staff.
In addition to the pool, we also host our 'Future Stars Water Park' with inflatable water slides for campers to enjoy.
Campers can bring a packed lunch in an insulated bag OR participate in our weekly lunch program.
As part of our comprehensive camp experience, we offer a delicious daily lunch (an additional $62.50 per week). Menus are planned for variety and taste so our campers can relax and enjoy themselves while preparing for their afternoon activities. Our staff will ensure your camper has the food they enjoy in the comfortable surroundings of the air-conditioned cafeteria.
Aramark is the year-round food service provider for Suffolk County Community College. Their professional staff works full-time and is dedicated to culinary delights and food safety.
We require at least a week's notice to participate in the lunch program.
Special dietary needs can be met, and food allergies are not a problem.
Have any questions regarding the ingredients used in preparing the items on our daily menu? Feel free to reach out to Bernadette Figueiras, Food Service Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of the Future Stars Family, we want to be able to share as much as we can of all the fun and learning that is the Future Stars Experience.
Future Stars Social Media is a great way to view summer action shots and videos, as well as staying in the loop year-round for all things Future Stars.
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CampMinder/CampInTouch Parent Portal - Registered Camp Families can log into their CampInTouch ‘Family Account’ to check on camper forms, get information on their summer schedule, and update credit-card information.
*You cannot change your campers schedule through the parent portal, only add additional weeks. For schedule changes, please email: email@example.com
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You can also check out our Future Stars Suffolk Digital Brochure Click Here
Tuition rates are time sensitive. Enrolling early affords families our best rates.
Summer 2023 programs will run from June 26th to August 18th. We offer flexible weekly scheduling, and each camp week runs Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Early drop-off and late pick-up options are also available for an additional $65 p/week, p/option (7:30am drop-off & up-to 5:30pm pick-up). Sibling discounts of $25 p/week are added for each sibling after the first child. Team or Group discounts are also available. Please call or email our camp office with any tuition questions. (see tuition schedule below)
2023 Tuition Schedule
All Camp Programs (except where noted)
|$550/wk (1 or 2 Weeks) OR $525 (3+ Weeks)|
Little Stars (9am-2pm)*
|$500/wk (1 or 2 Weeks) OR $475/wk (3+ Weeks)|
|$650/wk (1 or 2 Weeks) OR $625/wk (3+ Weeks)|
STEAM Education Camps
|$650/wk (1 or 2 Weeks) OR $625 (3+ Weeks)|
|$800/wk (No Discounts Apply)|
All Camp Programs (except where noted)
Little Stars (9am-2pm)*
STEAM Education Camps
|$800/wk (no discounts apply)|
-Discounts and add-ons calculated from the above listed rates-
Sibling Discount: -$25/wk/child, after the 1st child
4th of July Discount: -$75/wk/child (NO Camp Tuesday)
Little Stars Extended Day (2pm-4pm): +$125/wk/child
Early Drop-Off (8am earliest): +$65/wk/child
Late Pick-Up (up to 5:30pm): +$65/wk/child
*Multi-Week Discount (3+ Weeks) is based on each child and is not cumulative per the family.
$150 DEPOSIT REQUIRED, PER WEEK & PER CHILD, AT TIME OF ENROLLMENT
- BALANCES ARE DUE AND WILL BE CHARGED ON APRIL 1ST -
-Enrollments after April 1st will be charged in full-
You may reach out to us at anytime to make payments towards your balance, prior to April 1st
We are happy to set up monthly payment plans for families enrolling in 4+ weeks.
Payments will be automatically charged on pre-planned dates for pre-planned amounts, based on your total balance.
Balances can be split into as many as 6 monthly payments or as little as 2 monthly payments, depending on time of enrollment.
Balances must be paid in full by April 1st.
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER APRIL 1st, 2023
Helpful Enrollment Information: Enrolling early will ensure you receive our best rates. Upon your initial enrollment, it is suggested to enroll for the most weeks you think your child(ren) will be attending, so you can take advantage of our lowest rates of the season.
You are not locked into your schedule at time of enrollment, and you can even reduce the number of enrolled weeks to as little as one by April 1st, without penalty, should other summer plans come about.