Get into the spirit at Long Island Cheer in Ronkonkoma

It’s time to get into the spirit for News 12 Long Island’s 12 Weeks of Summer Camp Week! News 12’s Erin Colton was in Ronkonkoma

Long Island Cheer in Ronkonkoma offers learning experiences for every level of cheerleader.

Long Island Cheer in Ronkonkoma offers learning experiences for every level of cheerleader. (7/23/13)

RONKONKOMA - It’s time to get into the spirit for News 12 Long Island’s 12 Weeks of Summer Camp Week! News 12’s Erin Colton was in Ronkonkoma to become an honorary cheerleader at Long Island Cheer.

Mark Donnelly, of Long Island Cheer, says the camp has something for every level. He adds that they have beginners, some starting at the age of 3, all the way through high school, with some competing and getting ready for college.

According to Donnelly, team building and bonding are important. He adds that the campers get a good workout and build confidence during the training.

Some of the fundamentals the girls learn are bridges, tumbling, extended level body positions and, of course, cheering!

For extended footage of Erin Colton at Long Island Cheer, click on the gallery on the left, or go to Channel 612 and select News 12 Extra.

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