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Woman to Woman Mentoring

ThorpeWood was recently the site of the graduation celebration for the Woman to Woman Mentoring program.  We have hosted this dinner and ceremony before, and it is always a wonderful experience!  We were honored to welcome this fantastic group back to celebrate another graduating class of mentees. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Read More »

Graduation from Head Start

June 10th marked the conclusion of ThorpeWood’s first series of sessions of Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) for the the 14 Head Start programs in Frederick County.  We shared the news about this exciting partnership at the beginning of the Winter/Spring session, and we wanted to share with you a bit of information about the end. Read More »

Registration is Open!!

Well, it is official!  The Active Works online registration for the ThorpeWood Trails 2014 5K Fun Walk and 10K Trail Run is open.  You can register online by clicking here. We hope to make this year’s event even larger than last year’s!  This annual event is so important to us because the funds raised by this race Read More »

Encouraging Young Musicians

We are excited to share the news that ThorpeWood has been selected to be a venue for a most spectacular group of young musicians.  On Wednesday, July 23rd, the International Music Institute and Festival (IMIF) will be allowing their talented student musicians to play a FREE concert at ThorpeWood at 3pm – they have never Read More »

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 »