The Charles County Sheriff’s Office would like to take this opportunity to tell you about the Charles County Badges for Baseball camp provided through the Cal Ripken Senior Foundation.

This program will be facilitated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit. The program is being offered to youths currently in grades 5 through 8 who reside in Charles County. The program takes place at Laurel Springs Park, located on Radio Station Road in La Plata, Md. This is a three-day event starting Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 and runs until Friday, June 29th 2018. The program hours are 9:00am to 2:10pm. Parents of participants will be responsible for transportation to and from Laurel Springs Park. There is no cost associated with the Charles County Badges for Baseball camp and participation is limited to the first 80 students accepted into the program.

The camp participants will receive top quality baseball instruction from coaches and players presented by the College of Southern Maryland. The campers get plenty of recreational time that includes, video game trailer, and quick pitch games. The program incorporates life skills classes taken from the Healthy Choices/Healthy Children curriculum. These programs include a variety of real world life lessons covering topics such as sportsmanship, decision-making, conflict resolution, communication skills, teamwork, leadership, nutrition, and self-management.

No baseball experience is required to participate. Your camper is encouraged to bring a baseball glove, wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. We will have limited number of baseball gloves on hand. Lunch is provided free of cost each day. For the safety of all campers, parents will not be permitted to be on the grounds during the camp. On (Wed. June 27th), please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 for registration.

If you would like your child to participate in the Charles County Badges for Baseball camp, please complete the enclosed registration form and return it as soon as possible to your child’s School Resource Officer.

You will be contacted by June 10, 2018. Completed registrations do not guarantee a spot in the camp.

Should you require any additional information on the Charles County Badges for Baseball camp, do not hesitate to contact Cpl. Kurt Burger at 301-753-1753

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