Welcome High School Soccer Parents
Welcome to the 2020 Shippensburg High School Soccer Program! We would like to introduce the new parents, as well as the returning parents, to the very active Shippensburg Soccer Booster Club. It is imperative that you understand that the success of the Soccer Booster Club is dependent upon the involvement of parents.
Our Booster Club meets the second Monday of every month at Grace United Church of Christ on the corner of Orange and Prince Streets at 7:00 pm, with the exception of July, and those meetings are held at the fair stand at the Shippensburg Fair. In the past, the Booster Club has purchased nets for the high school field, coordinated end of season banquets for the high school and middle school programs, purchased the canopy for the high school field, and has provided new duffle bags and warm-up suits for both the boy’s and girl’s high school programs. The booster club also provides food for the Greencastle High School Tournament, warm-up shirts for all new high school players, and ball runners for all high school games. Senior nights and youth nights are also coordinated by the booster club.
Our fundraising plan for 2020 includes:
January through June - Multiple Baked Goods Sales of Country Café Baked Goods & Pies
July - Shippensburg Fair Food Weekend (actual fair was cancelled)
September - Smith’s Chicken BBQ Dinners
September & October- Maple Wood Sandwiches
October & November - Country Store Café Baked Goods and Pies
Fundraising is a large piece of the booster club’s focus. We ask that all players, both middle school and high school, participate in each of the fundraisers in order to meet all of our financial obligations.
The fair stand at
the Shippensburg Fair is our primary fundraiser. Since it is the booster club’s primary
fundraiser, we need support and commitment from both parents and players during
fair week. The expectation is that every
player and parent will volunteer at a minimum for a four hour shift throughout
fair week. The 2020 Shippensburg Fair was cancelled, but the date for the 2021 Shippensburg Fair are July 26 to July 31 so please mark your calendars now. Your help is greatly needed.
Please be sure you provide valid contact information on the attached form since this is our only way of contacting you regarding upcoming events and meeting notices. Email is our preferred way of contact so please provide a valid email address so we can keep you in the loop! We also have a website that we will be using for communication. It is www.shipsoccerboosters.org. Please check it out for all things Ship Soccer! We do have a Face Book page that lists updates as they become available. You can find us on Face Book at Shippensburg Greyhound Soccer.
We strongly encourage you to attend the meetings to share your ideas and thoughts on how we can help enrich the experience when playing soccer for the Shippensburg Greyhounds. We also encourage you to freely give of your time to help in the fair stand. Again, parental involvement is what will help our Soccer Booster Club be successful.
Once again, welcome Greyhound Soccer Parents and thank you for your continued Booster Club support.