Ruppersberger to Address 5,000 Local Boy Scouts at Giant “Camporee” in Baltimore County
Congressman to distribute awards at 100th annual “Rock the Ridge” event
(Timonium, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) tomorrow will address nearly 5,000 Maryland Boy Scouts who will be spending the weekend camping with local personalities at Oregon Ridge Park. The event is part of the Baltimore Area Council’s 100th annual “Rock the Ridge” camporee, a gathering of more than 250 regional Scouting troops for camping, service projects and other fun activities.
A former Boy Scout, Ruppersberger will help distribute awards to Scouts and Scout leaders who have completed the 6-week Presidential Active Lifestyle challenge by adding physical fitness and nutritious foods to their daily lives. He will be joined by Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson and former Baltimore City Police Chief Fred Bealefeld, who will be camping with the Scouts over the weekend.
Who: Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
Police Chiefs Johnson and Bealefeld
Local Business Owners Victor and Lynne Brick
5,000 local Boy Scouts
When: October 6, 2012
Where: Oregon Ridge Park
13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030