Month: May 2014

Butterflies Flutter By

We have many friends who like to come up to ThorpeWood by themselves – outside of any organized group activity – and spend time in nature.  We always welcome those who are respectfully looking for a place to commune with nature, and we especially enjoy when they have a particular interest which they are pursuing Read More »

A Girl Scout Campout

We had the nicest group come and use our lovely grounds as the site for their spring campout this past weekend!  Girl Scout Troop 2330 from Mount Airy came up to ThorpeWood to spend some quality time in nature, and it was so fantastic having them on the property.  There is something so special about Read More »

Prepping for the Annual Trail Run/Walk

Yes, it’s that time again.  Time that planning begins for the ThorpeWood Trails 10K /5K Fun Run/Walk.  Well, to be honest, planning for the next event really begins as soon as the previous one is complete.  That’s when the discussions start – what worked well?  What could use improving?  Would we do it that way Read More »

Outdoor School Reunion

In the Frederick News Post recently was an article about the annual reunion of the Outdoor School – teachers and students alike – who attended the week-long overnight version of the Outdoor School in Frederick County years ago.  Here at ThorpeWood, we feel strongly that time spent outdoors surrounded by nature is an education unto Read More »