“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
May 23, 2017 /
Sam Nagurny

We are excited to add another member to the program team! Please welcome our newest program coordinator, Courtney Stephens. Here’s a little about Courtney in her own words…

Hi Everyone! My name is Courtney Stephens and I am very excited to be the newest member of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation team. I graduated from Drew University in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. While at Drew, I was a member of the women’s basketball team where I was...

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May 8, 2017 /
Sam Nagurny

Remarkable things occur every day throughout our country when members of the community and law enforcement team up to make a difference. With your help, we can continue to shine a light on communities united, not divided.

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation is launching the ...

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January 20, 2017 /
Sam Nagurny

Each January we celebrate National Mentoring Month. This month is dedicated to recognize the positive influence mentors have on the lives of young people in communities around the country. The Foundation staff wants to share what being a mentor means to them. See what our staff has to say! 

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