Summer Camp begins in one month!
FRCC's 2013 Summer Day Camp is just a month away, and spaces are filling quickly! Don't delay. Stop by and register. This year's camp experience is different every week! EcoAdventure week on Lake Royer...Sports at the Fort...Performing Arts week with the Maryland Shakespeare Festival...History Seeker weeks with World War II and Civil War re-enactors...Heritage Arts with pottery, painting and more...and Kids Boot Camp! There's something to suit your child's interests. Camp is co-ed but separated into younger and older groups for age-appropriate activities. And you can't beat the setting: the beautiful, historic Fort Ritchie campus.
FRCC's summer camp operates 8am-5pm Monday through Friday in weekly sessions starting June 17 and ending August 9. Your camper will explore, encounter, engage...and, of course, have fun and meet new friends! Click here for more information about Summer Camp and to download registration forms.
Memorial Weekend Laser Tag!
FRCC is excited to offer Laser Tag as part of the events and activities during the Memorial Weekend "PIGnic" at Fort Ritchie. Our Laser Tag Urban Combat game will be open on Saturday, May 25th from 9am until 4pm in a former US Army building near the community center. Laser Tag is available for anyone 8 and older, and costs just $10 per person per half hour "combat game." Click here for more details and to reserve your time right now!
Cheer & Gymnastics Summer Mini-Camps!
Fort Ritchie Community Center offers a wide variety of options for your children this summer!
In addition to our awesome day camp, gymnastics and cheerleading enthusiasts won't want to miss mini-camps devoted to their popular programs.
Cheer Camp offers the opportunity to hone skills for the next FRCC Fierce cheerleading season! Campers will work on tumbling, stunting, cheers, chants, jumps and dance. Cheer Camp will be held Monday-Friday, June 17-21, Ages 7+ from 9 a.m. until Noon and ages 3-6 from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Gymnastics Mini-Camp is set for July 15-17, ages 7+ from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and ages 3-6 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Students will work on tumbling, balance beam skills and much more.
Registration is now open for all our summer camp programs. Call 301-241-5085 for more information.
Bass Tourney 3rd Heat Results
Rain did not deter the anglers from Lake Royer on Saturday, May 11th! David Fisher (pictured here), of Frederick, MD, won the $500 first prize for catching the longest bass in the 3rd Heat of the Fort Ritchie Bass Fishing Tournament. David's 22-inch bass secured his place in the June 22nd Championship “Fish-Off” which will allow boat fishing on the lake for the first time in 16 years. He will compete against A.J. Scott and Darryl Sensenbaugh, winners of the 1st and 2nd heats, for more cash prizes, including one tagged bass worth $10,000!
Other cash winners in the May 11th heat included Kyle Minnick of Hagerstown, who won second place and $250 with his 17-inch bass, and Jeremiah Johnson of Waynesboro, who took third place and $100 with a 16 ¾-inch bass. Andy Smith of Smithsburg and Chris Eaton of Blue Ridge Summit each won $250 in the Tagged Fish Raffle. Congratulations to all!