Month: August 2019

Picnicking with COIPP

The lovely ladies of the Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership (COIPP) hosted a picnic at Staley Park this past Friday for the children, families, and volunteers of this organization. Nearly 50 people arrived to make use of the playground, picnic in the pavilion, and enjoy the treats of the visiting ice cream truck. As you Read More »

August Farm Visitors

  The last month before school begins again, August was filled with summer campers, bicyclists, and teachers from many local organizations. Representing the Frederick YMCA, both the Outdoorsman and BASE Campers (all 202 of them!) made week-long homes in our Homestead Barn. The Outdoorsman occupied themselves by fishing in the pond, playing hide and go Read More »

Summer Camp 2019 (Part II)

Week 4 In the second half of summer camp, we got even deeper into the farm fun. On their fourth visit, the kids helped out around the farm. There was oh-so much to be done. Spending about ten minutes at each station, we took time to work in all different areas of the farm To Read More »

5K/10K Trail Event at ThorpeWood

Our 12th Annual 5K/10K Trail Event is one month from today! As always we are so excited to be hosting this awesome event on ThorpeWood’s beautiful property on Catoctin Mountain!   If you haven’t participated in this Run/Walk, then this is the year…right? The trails are beautiful and the event is for all ages and Read More »