#CRSFcamp August 16-20 & Nicaraguan Exchange Program Continued!

Aug 19, 2015

This week, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation welcomed over 200 kids to #CRSFcamp from Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, Texas, North Carolina, Minnesota, Maine, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Illinois and—for the first time ever—Nicaragua! (Earlier this year, Scott and Brooke traveled to Nicaragua as part of a SportsUnited exchange program sponsored by the US Department of State. This week, some of the kids they met traveled to the US to join us for camp!)


They came in on Sunday, many flying in with some help from our friends at Southwest Airlines. When they arrived at camp, they were outfitted with gear from Under Armour, Marucci, and Rawlings. Plus, Walmart helped us make sure that our campers had any linens or toiletries they might need, in addition to making sure we had snacks, bottled water, sunscreen, and bug spray for everyone!


All week, we've been joined by our Badges for Baseball partners who have been coaches on the field and also brought in exciting demonstrations for our kids. Thanks to the US Marshals Service, Maryland National Guard, Montgomery County Police Department, Howard County Fire & Rescue, Maryland State Police, Cecil County Sheriff's Office, Harford County Sheriff's Office, and Baltimore County Marine Unit.


Check out some highlights below or follow #CRSFcamp updates on Twitter:


Day 1













Day 2







K-9 Presentations are always a hit!











And day 3 is off to an #uncommon start....









And more great things to come...