“The game of baseball is made up of many things. If we do all the little things right, then we’ll never have a big thing to worry about.” - Cal Ripken, Sr.
Group of girls making new friends at camp
Badges for Baseball mentor with two campers
Campers discuss what it means to be uncommon
“It is important to bring in role models when kids are learning to make choices. We want to help them find the right choices to be healthy and productive.” - Roy Cooper, Attorney General, North Carolina
“It’s not about building big league ball players. It’s about building big league people.” - Bill Ripken
October 21, 2016 /
Kaitlin Rowan, Shaquilla Curtis

We have been fortunate to add to our program team again.  The CRSF family is growing!  Please meet our newest program coordinator Shaquilla Curtis.  Let’s hear from her…

Hello everyone! My name is Shaquilla Curtis and I am the newest member of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation team. I am one of many outstanding program coordinators at the Foundation. Just a few things about me, I was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. I spent my first year in college at Independence CC in Independence...

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October 12, 2016 /
Stephanie Green

Today is National Stop Bullying Day. Let’s visit the concept behind bullying and look deeper into respect versus fear. To respect yourself, others, and things such as the environment, animals, and personal belongings, is extremely important in life, and is the number 1 rule at #CRSFcamp. However, how does one receive respect?

To earn respect as well as to show respect for others and things can sometimes get lost in translation and ultimately transpire into fear, especially with children. We, as coaches, mentors, and family members, should focus on embodying qualities of a good...

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September 30, 2016 /
Kaitlin Rowan

This week, we welcomed Stephanie Green.  Stephanie will be working as the newest program coordinator in the Park Services department.  We are very excited to have her join the CRSF team!  Let’s learn more about Stephanie in her own words…

Hi everyone! My name is Stephanie, and I am the newest member of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. I am extremely excited to join the Foundation. I originally went to school at Longwood University in Farmville, VA, yes,...

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