Blog Archives

Upcoming Community Concert!

You’re invited to a ThorpeWood Community Event! We are planning a lot of fun community events throughout the year – and we are starting with a concert at our beautiful timber frame lodge! Come listen as Eef Barzelay of Clem

Posted in Events

‘So What Else’ Overnight – 2023

For the first time since April 2019, we welcomed back the wonderful organization So What Else! Here’s a bit about this wonderful non-profit: So What Else’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families living in underserved communities

Posted in Stoney Lick Farm, Youth Programs

Woods in Your Backyard

The ThorpeWood team assembled this past Saturday at the Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort to attend The Catoctin Land Trust’s Woods in Your Backyard program. The event is designed to unite local landowners in caring for our woodlands. The Catoctin

Posted in Adult Programs, Stoney Lick Farm, Volunteering

New Years Resolutions – 2023

Well the farm animals are all astir over the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023. They are a motivated bunch of critters – goal-driven, ambitious, unstoppable. Let’s take a look at what they have planned for the new

Posted in Horses, Stoney Lick Farm

December at ThorpeWood’s Lodge

As anyone who has been to ThorpeWood in December knows, there is no place as beautifully decorated for the holidays as ThorpeWood’s lodge. Word has gotten around over the past two decades, it turns out. We had so many non-profits

Posted in Events, Holiday Open House, Meetings, Weddings

2022 Holiday Open Houses

ThorpeWood was delighted to host three Holiday Open Houses at our lodge this year! Each night from 2-8pm, we surrounded ourselves with neighbors and friends of ThorpeWood. Our 17′ tall Christmas tree, topped by our taxidermied bard owl, dazzled attendees.

Posted in Adult Programs, Events, Youth Programs

Green Careers Event

Earlier this week, we were delighted to host the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education’s (MAEOE) Green Careers event at ThorpeWood’s lodge. This event focused on bringing together high schoolers with 30+ green professionals from a huge range of

Posted in Events, Youth Programs

Our Partnership with Head Start

As we close out 2022, we are honoring our relationship with the Frederick County Head Start program. Nine years ago, back in January 2014, we announced our new partnership with the following message on our blog: We are so very

Posted in Head Start, Youth Programs

Teen Camp Jamie 2022

Following up from their recent camp this past September, Camp Jamie held a teen camp at ThorpeWood this past weekend. The small group of 8 campers and 7 staff dedicated their day to healing, sharing, and being in the presence

Posted in Youth Programs

Introducing…Clare!

Oh my are we delighted to introduce Clare, our assistant program director and barn manager! She was already proven gold by the time we offered her the job – she volunteered with us for programs, animal care, and litter pick

Posted in Stoney Lick Farm