Archive for August, 2012

Camp, First Meet, and Parent Meeting

August 13th, 2012 Comments off

The team leaves for camp on Wednesday.  As mentioned in a previous post, we’ll meet at 8am as usual.  We’ll be gone from Wednesday to Sunday.  On Monday the 20th, we’ll hand out uniforms at practice, then Tuesday we have our first meet at Durand.  Our bus for the Durand meet leaves at 3:45 pm on Tuesday (8/21).  We’ll hold our parent meeting back at the high school after returning from the Durand meet on Tuesday evening at approximately 7pm.

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Paperwork and physicals…

August 6th, 2012 Comments off

The MHSAA fall sports season officially begins on Wednesday, 8/8/12.  All Atheltic paperwork must be on file in the Athletic Office by Wednesday in order to continue to participate in practice with the team.  Links to important documents are provided below:

Physical Form | Emergency Release Form | Travel Release Form | Handbook

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2012 XC Camp Info August 15-19

August 6th, 2012 Comments off

Over the years, camp has been an important component in the success of Swartz Creek Cross Country teams. While attending camp is not mandatory, the benefits to your training and the experiences with teammates that camp provides are invaluable.

Forms: Young Life Registration Form | SC Camp Rules-Permission Slip

Here are the rest of the details:

Timber Wolf Lake Cross Country Camp
Young Life
4909 N. Morey Rd.
Lake City, MI 49651
(231) 839-7552

When: August 15 through August 19
We’ll meet at the high school at 8am on Wednesday, run, shower, eat, and then take off. We plan to return to the high school around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Emergency Phone:(231) 839-7552 – ask for Swartz Creek Cross Country Camp.

Cost: $230.00 (includes room, board, and T-shirt).

For payment, we prefer cash. You will receive a receipt. Payment is due Monday, August 13th. The actual price for this camp is $230.00, but this price will be lower for athletes that participated in cross country fund raisers this year.

Spending Money: Enough for two lunch trips and any other food from vending machines at camp.

Activities: Running, game room, volleyball, swimming, cards, ping pong, movies, etc.

What to bring with you:

  1. Team pride and enthusiasm!!!
  2. Training Log and Heart Monitors or Watch
  3. Personal medicines, toiletries, bug spray, sun screen, contacts solution, etc.
  4. Towels for running/beach – pillow and linens are provided.
  5. Running gear for 5 DAYS – socks, 2 pair of shoes, shorts, rain gear (yes we run in the rain!) Remember: We will be running twice a day
  6. One nice outfit.
  7. Heavy clothes for cool temperatures in the evening.
  8. Insurance card/medical authorization from parents.
  9. Snacks … the meals are great so don’t overdo the junk food. They will feed us well!
  10. Dirty laundry bag, alarm clock, and fan.

We will be cramped for space so please limit yourself to one medium size (24x18x10) suit case or 2 medium size (18x10x10) gym bags. Bedding will be provided.

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