2023 Jump Rope Summer Camps

Want to learn basic single rope, Double Dutch, and long rope skills with the Kangaroo Kids? These camps are all about fun and fitness. Come improve your cardio-respiratory endurance, balance, coordination, and muscular strength from Kangaroo Kids staff members. Bring your beaded jump ropes or purchase one at camp for $9. Camp registration is open through the Howard County Recreation & Parks website and is available to boys and girls ages 6 – 17 years old. The camps will run Monday July 3rd through Friday July 7th (except July 4th) at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and Monday August 7th through Friday August 11th at the North Laurel Community Center. All camps will comply with current CDC, HCRP, and MD state safety guidelines.


July 3 – 7, 9am-12pm (half day), Meadowbrook, $108

July 3 – 7, 1pm-4pm (half day), Meadowbrook, $108

July 3 – 7, 9am-4pm (full day), Meadowbrook, $220

August 7 – 11, 9am-12pm (half day), North Laurel, $135

August 7 – 11, 1pm-4pm (half day), North Laurel, $135

August 7 – 11, 9am-4pm (full day), North Laurel, $275


For more information, contact Will Dunmore.

Roo the Day 2023

Elite SRS and WeJumpRope are sponsoring Roo The Day, an AMJRF Speed Tournament & Workshop. The event, hosted by the Kangaroo Kids, will include a tournament of the AMJRF speed events (Single Rope Speed Sprint, Single Rope Speed Endurance, Single Rope Speed Relay, Single Rope Double Unders Relay, Double Dutch Speed Sprint, and Double Dutch Speed Relay, Triples) in the morning. The afternoon will be a fun-filled workshop led by WeJumpRope. Attendees can register for the tournament, the workshop, or both! Registration is due by January 29th. A showcase at the end of the event will include an opportunity for participants to show off their skills, as well as an amazing staff show featuring our instructors.

Roo the Day

Saturday February 18th
North Laurel Community Center
9411 Whiskey Bottom Rd, Laurel, MD 20723
Competition: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

REGISTRATION COSTS

AMJRF Members:

Competition Only: $40
Workshop Only: $40
Competition & Workshop: $70

Non-Members:

Competition Only: $50
Workshop Only: $50
Competition & Workshop: $80

Non-Member Workshop Registration Steps:

1. Go to Roo the Day at amjrf.com.

2. Select “Register Roo The Day Non Member” on the right side.

3. You will have to create a Sport Engine account. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to create an account.

4. Complete the form with name, DOB, phone number, etc.

5. Choose a password.

6. A verification link will be sent to your email. Go to that email to complete the registration process.

7. Click on Activate my account in the email and you will be rerouted back to SportsEngine to register your jumper.

8. Select the radio button next to “A new person” and input your jumper’s name.

9. Complete the registration form to include lunch selection and shirt size.

Team name - Kangaroo Kids
Coach of Record - Nicole Meek
Event Payment - Select Workshop Only - Non Member ($50.00)

10. Select Review at the bottom of the page.

11. After reviewing the information for your jumper, you can either register another jumper or continue.

12. Once all jumpers have been registered, click continue to proceed to the shopping cart.

13. Complete payment.

2023 Winter Jump Rope Classes

Registration is open on November 30th for our 2023 winter jump rope classes through the Howard County Recreation and Parks department! It’s a great way to have fun, be fit, and keep jumping! The winter session begins January 10th or 11th at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and will comply with current CDC, HCRP, and MD state safety guidelines.

Performing Team Members jumping at an outside show

Junior Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-15 yrs)
This beginning jump rope class is all about fun and fitness. Jumpers learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills. Returning jumpers, bring your beaded jump ropes. Jump rope fee of $9 for first-time participants due at first class.

Intermediate Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-15 yrs)
Jumpers build on basic single and long rope skills and are introduced to precision group routines. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Junior Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Preparation to Perform (6-15 yrs)
Jumpers with a desire to perform at public events, build on your single and long rope skills, learn precision routines and develop showmanship skills. No performing requirements. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Intermediate Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Jump Rope Fit for Adults (18+ yrs)
Jump into fitness! Increase cardiorespiratory endurance, balance, coordination, and agility! This class is great cross training for basketball, soccer, volleyball and other activities. A jump rope can be purchased for $9 at first class.

For additional information about any jump rope class or summer camp, contact Will Dunmore at 410-313-1697, or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.


Save the date for our annual Jump Rope Summer Camps! Summer Camp registration opens in February 2023.

July 3-7th 2023 (no camp July 4th) at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex

August 7-11th 2023 at North Laurel Community Center

2022 Fall Jump Rope Class Registration

Registration is open for our 2022 fall jump rope classes through the Howard County Recreation and Parks department! Classes are once a week and are taught by our talented Kangaroo Kids staff. It’s a great way to have fun, be fit, and keep jumping! Classes start September 13th or 14th at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and will comply with current CDC, HCRP, and MD state safety guidelines.

Performing Team Members jumping at an outside show

Junior Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-15 yrs)
This beginning jump rope class is all about fun and fitness. Jumpers learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills. Returning jumpers, bring your beaded jump ropes. Jump rope fee of $9 for first-time participants due at first class.

Intermediate Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-15 yrs)
Jumpers build on basic single and long rope skills and are introduced to precision group routines. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Junior Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Preparation to Perform (6-15 yrs)
Jumpers with a desire to perform at public events, build on your single and long rope skills, learn precision routines and develop showmanship skills. No performing requirements. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Intermediate Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Jump Rope Fit for Adults (18+ yrs)
Jump into fitness! Increase cardiorespiratory endurance, balance, coordination, and agility! This class is great cross training for basketball, soccer, volleyball and other activities. A jump rope can be purchased for $9 at first class.

For additional information about any jump rope class or summer camp, contact Will Dunmore at 410-313-1697, or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.

2022 Spring Jump Rope Class Registration Opens March 9!

Registration will open March 9th for our 2022 spring jump rope classes through the Howard County Recreation and Parks department! Classes are once a week and are taught by our talented Kangaroo Kids staff. It’s a great way to have fun, be fit, and keep jumping! Classes start April 19th or 20th at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and will comply with current CDC, HCRP, and MD state safety guidelines.

Junior Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-14 yrs)
This beginning jump rope class is all about fun and fitness. Jumpers learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills. Returning jumpers, bring your beaded jump ropes. Jump rope fee of $9 for first-time participants due at first class.

Intermediate Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-14 yrs)
Jumpers build on basic single and long rope skills and are introduced to precision group routines. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Junior Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Preparation to Perform (6-16 yrs)
Jumpers with a desire to perform at public events, build on your single and long rope skills, learn precision routines and develop showmanship skills. No performing requirements. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Intermediate Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Jump Rope Fit for Adults (18+ yrs)
Jump into fitness! Increase cardiorespiratory endurance, balance, coordination, and agility! This class is great cross training for basketball, soccer, volleyball and other activities. A jump rope can be purchased for $9 at first class.

For additional information about any jump rope class or summer camp, contact Will Dunmore at 410-313-1697, or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.

2022 Jump Rope Summer Camps

Want to learn basic single rope, Double Dutch, and long rope skills with the Kangaroo Kids? These camps are all about fun and fitness. Come improve your cardio-respiratory endurance, balance, coordination, and muscular strength from Kangaroo Kids staff members. Bring your beaded jump ropes or purchase one at camp for $9. Camp registration opens February 2nd through the Howard County Recreation & Parks website and is open to boys and girls ages 6 – 17 years old. The camps will run Tuesday July 5th through Friday July 8th at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and Monday August 8th through Friday August 12th at the North Laurel Community Center. All camps will comply with current CDC, HCRP, and MD state safety guidelines.

July 5 – 8, 9am-12pm (half day), Meadowbrook, $108

July 5 – 8, 1pm-4pm (half day), Meadowbrook, $108

July 5 – 8, 9am-4pm (full day), Meadowbrook, $220

August 8 – 12, 9am-12pm (half day), North Laurel, $135

August 8 – 12, 1pm-4pm (half day), North Laurel, $135

August 8 – 12, 9am-4pm (full day), North Laurel, $275

2022 AAU Jump Rope Winter Classic Registration is Available!

Registration is now available for our 2022 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Jump Rope Winter Classic tournament on Saturday February 19th, 2022 at North Laurel Community Center.

Registration for the tournament is $50 per athlete ($10 late fee after 1/22/2022). Athletes must be a registered member of the AAU. A t-Shirt ($18) and lunch ($7 or $10) may be pre-ordered as well.

Due to COVID restrictions, this event must adhere to CDC, Howard County Recreation and Parks (HCRP), and Maryland state guidelines.

Current guidelines require:

1. Masks to be worn at all times during the competition by all judges, participants, coaches, and event staff. Masks will be worn by athletes while participating in events.

2. Lunch will not be consumed inside the facility.  Lunch may be pre-ordered from Chick-Fil-A, but must be consumed outside in a picnic area, in a vehicle, or in a nearby area.

3. A small amount of concessions, such as Gatorade, water, and candy, may be sold during lunch outside.  We are not able to sell concessions inside the facility.

4. Bring a reusable water bottle for the day.

Questions? Contact the AAU tournament director for more information.

2022 Winter Jump Rope Class Registration Opens December 1!

Registration will open December 1st for our 2022 winter jump rope classes through the Howard County Recreation and Parks department! Classes are once a week and are taught by our talented Kangaroo Kids staff. It’s a great way to have fun, be fit, and keep jumping! Classes start January 11th or 12th at the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex and will comply with current CDC, HCRP, and MD state safety guidelines.

Junior Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-14 yrs)
This beginning jump rope class is all about fun and fitness. Jumpers learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills. Returning jumpers, bring your beaded jump ropes. Jump rope fee of $9 for first-time participants due at first class.

Intermediate Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-14 yrs)
Jumpers build on basic single and long rope skills and are introduced to precision group routines. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Junior Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Preparation to Perform (6-16 yrs)
Jumpers with a desire to perform at public events, build on your single and long rope skills, learn precision routines and develop showmanship skills. No performing requirements. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Intermediate Jumpers and/or coach’s approval.

Jump Rope Fit for Adults (18+ yrs)
Jump into fitness! Increase cardiorespiratory endurance, balance, coordination, and agility! This class is great cross training for basketball, soccer, volleyball and other activities. A jump rope can be purchased for $9 at first class.

For additional information about any jump rope class or summer camp, contact Will Dunmore at 410-313-1697, or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.