“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.
Girls at top of climbing wall
“It’s not about building big league ball players. It’s about building big league people.” - Bill Ripken
Campers pledging allegiance
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
“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
June 17, 2016 /
Janice Chan

At our Aspire Gala this past February, we were joined by Matt Stillwell for a special performance of his song, “Hey Dad.”  Here is a video of his performance at the 2016 Aspire Gala, paired with a slideshow of Cal, Sr. and the Ripken family:

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday and we’ll be celebrating our dads and the people who are like dads to us.  So we thought we’d have a little contest...

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June 16, 2016 /
Kaitlin Rowan

Check out all of the fun we’ve been having at #CRSFcamp this week!  Join the fun (past, present, future) along on Twitter using #CRSFcamp and by following the @CalRipkenSrFdn team: @Flynn_CRSF@Travis_CRSF@Scott_CRSF@Kaitlin_CRSF,...

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June 13, 2016 /
Heather Group

The time has come again for our first #CRSFCamp of the summer! We had 145 campers and their mentors come in from all over the country: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.  A huge thank you goes to Southwest Airlines for helping us fly in many of our campers.  By plane and by bus, they arrived on Sunday and today is the first full day of camp activities, which include baseball, leadership and teamwork...

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