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Previous experience is not necessary. You can start your gymnastic training at the AGC. Your progress will be amazingly rapid and most self rewarding . Short lines and small' groups are the rule for practice and instruction. There 'are no long lines or waiting periods for using apparatus. Eight to ten sets of apparatus will be available for continuous use atAGC. Recreational facilities include swimming and boating at the clear, beautiful, spring-fed Oquaga Lake - tennis - tetherball - softball - water skiing shuffleboard - canoeing - golf .. .Smorgasbord every Wednesday night ... Six hours of gymnastics is scheduled every day .. . Our staff is always willing and ready to help anyone with specific problems or requests ... Showboat rides around the Lake on Tuesday or Thursday evenings . Parents may spend a wonderful vacation right along with their daughter at beautiful Scott's Oquaga Lake House. As a mountain vacation resort, Scott's is unmatchable. Enjoy a vacation of your own and watch your daughter progress in gymnastic ability. Gymnastic apparel and equipment will be available for purchase . Included are leotards , warm-up suits, sweat shirts, hand-grips, gymnastic shoes , etc . Our leotards and warm-ups are fashioned by GYMIS, the finest quality 100% stretch nylon gymnastic-wear made any place in the world. Participation in the voluntary all-camp Olympic style gymnastic competition.

AMERICAN TEACHER-PUPIL RA TIO , A teacher to camper ratio of between 1:5 and 1:6 is maintained for most effective teaching and learning. FACILITIES Our new building (60' x 125') completed for the 1974 season gives us a great inside working area . This new building is fully equipped with apparatus and a 40' x 40' free exercise mat. Two additional large indoor areas (40' x 80') and (35' x 90') are also fully equipped to provide outstanding indoor working conditions . Outside areas are spacious. EQUIPMENT Eight to ten sets of apparatus will be available for continuous use atAGC . Each girl will receive individual and small group instruction corresponding to her ability.


For the seventh successive year, Dr. Frederic M. Pierce will head the staff of the American Gymnastic Camp in 1975. Dr. Pierce brings an outstanding background in education and women's gymnastics. As an educator, Dr. Pierce has taught physical education for 18 years from elementary school students to college seniors. He also served as the Director of Athletics at Johnson City Senior High School for 3 years. In 1966, Dr. Pierce was selected as one of four Outstanding Young Educators in the United States. In Women's Gymnastics, Dr . Pierce was formerly the Vice-Chairman of Women's Gymnastics in Northeastern Region of the AAU, Director of the Triple Cities and Scranton "Stars" girls gymnastic centers , whose membership numbers over 500.



Includes: Marilyn Schnaars. Schnaars Gymnastic Center. Farmingdale, Long Island ... Minnie Daub. Triple Cities 'Stars' Girls :Gymnastic Club ... Kitty O路Brien. Ohio State University .. ,Jeri Julian . Island Trees High School, Long Island, New York ... James Pedro . Triple Cities 'Stars' .. Jo Anne Michael. UnionEndicott Girls Gymnastic Team .. .Linda Berry. Dance instructor, graduate of Harpur College School of Dance ... Dave Black. Southern Illinois University .. . Terry Heath. Scranton 'Stars' School of Gymnastics .. . Gretchen Dowsing. Cornell University ... Dave Ashmann. United States Naval Academy ... Steve Shephard and Kevin Tolliver. Southern Illinois University ... Vern Detrich. Geneva, Ohio ... Chrystal Chollet. Somerville, New Jersey .. .Carol Pietruszewski. Lombard, Illinois ... Barbara Overtoom. Towson State University .. .Karen Weinaug . St. Bonaventure University.


Beginning our seventh year as the finest ALL-GIRL gymnastic camp in Eastern United States.


$150 weekly session (6 days) $295 two week session (13 days) $440 three week session (20 days) $585 four week session (27 days) FEE INCLUDES : Lodging (complete linen and bedding provided), excellent meals . a small group instruction program, use of all resort recreational facilities . full insurance coverage . Leotard for girls attending two weeks, leotard and warm-up for girls attending four weeks. DEPOSIT $30.00 deposit to accompany registration with balance due on registration day. Deposits refundable up to June 1,1975 . SpeclallP'oup ralel eveDable upon requell.

r--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Name ........ ........ ............ . .... .... ..... .......... ........ .. .. . ..... Age ...... . Address ............ ..... ... .... ...................... City .. ........... .. .......... . State .. .... ........... ... .. ........ .. .Zip ......... Phone # .. .... .. .. . . .. ......... . School Attending ..................... Gymnastic Club ....... ............ ..... . I shall attend: . Dates . ...... ...... .. .... ........ . . ( ) 1st Week-June 22 to June 28 ( ) 6th Week-July 27 to Aug. 2 ( ) 2nd Week-June 29 to July 5 ( ) 7th Week-Aug. 3 to Aug. 9 ( ) 3rd Week-July 6 to July 12 ( ) 8th Week-Aug . 10 to Aug. 16 ( ) 4th Week-July 13 to July 19 ( ) More than one week: ( ) 5th Week-July 20 to July 26 No postponement . cancallation. or refund of deposit unless camp is notified by June 1. 1975. No deposil ls ever losl but credit will be made for future sessions for applicant or girl she designates wllh approval of managemenl within one year. Sessions begin on a GYMNASTIC CAMP Sunday and end on a Salurday of every wBek


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Box 6, Johnson City, N. Y. 13790 Telephone: (607) 797-1226

Profile for USA Gymnastics

Gymnast Magazine - April 1975  

Gymnast Magazine - April 1975