It's hard to believe this is being written anywhere but North Bay and without the joyous sounds of campers savoring their vacation from their families, but alas the campers have made their way home, and we are left with one final blog to reminisce on the fun of the last days of camp! Wednesday was our final day at Aberdeen, and it was a fun day indeed! Campers went through their normal warm-ups, but...Read Full Post
Our third day was full of more amazing memories being made left and right!
Campers spent the morning at Aberdeen in a variety of clinics and workshops building on the skills learned on day one. The campers bonded with one another and learning what it truly means to be a member of a team through games against other teams. After a short trip back to the campground, campers were treated to a variey...Read Full Post
We are so excited to be kicking off a busy summer here at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation with our overnight camp! Overnight camps are a great time for growth in children of all ages, and our campers are in for a fantastic week of making friends and learning new skills both on and off of...Read Full Post
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...Read Full Post
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 ...Read Full Post
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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Today is a national holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. On this day, we encourage you to take to heart the words of Dr. King:
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Today is annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - t...Read Full Post
Happy Holidays from all of us here at the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation! We wish you and yours the best during this holiday season.
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation offices will be closed December 26 through January 2. We look forward to a wonderful 2017!Read Full Post
We have grown again, this time welcoming Joe Rossow as the Executive Vice President of Operations. We are glad to have Joe on our team! Let’s hear from Joe…
Hello everyone! My name is Joe Rossow, and I was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. Prior to joining the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, I served as the principal of Michael Dowling Urban E-STEAM Magnet School located in Minneapolis, MN. During my tenure, the Dowling School secured over $300,000 in donations to redesign the existing...Read Full Post