Blog Archives

Living Through Loss ’22

We were honored to host Living Through Loss, a support group for parents who have lost a child to overdose led by Jamie Eaton, MS, LCPC. The attendees were welcomed at ThorpeWood’s lodge before heading out to their various workshops

Posted in Adult Programs, Forest Therapy

Forest Therapy at ThorpeWood

We ThorpeWoodians are delighted to add Forest Therapy to our programs! Forest Therapy is a mindful walk in nature led by a certified forest therapy guide. Through a sensory awakening meditation and guided forest invitations, participants are called to engage

Posted in Adult Programs, Forest Therapy, Nature Preserve

Frederick Health Bereavement Team Retreat

Each year, we host Frederick Health’s ‘Camp Jamie,’ a grief camp for kids. This is led by Kaili Van Waveren and the rest of the bereavement team. This past week, this team of six needed a retreat of their own,

Posted in Adult Programs, Forest Therapy

CCPS English Language Arts Teachers

We were delighted to host Steph Dale of Carroll County Public Schools and her team of English Language Arts specialists. After a trying school year, these ladies were in need of a restorative day on the mountain. The women start

Posted in Adult Programs, Forest Therapy

Wholistic Women in the Woods

Oh, what a wonderful day with the Wholistic Women in the Woods! Around 25 ladies gathered in our homestead barn today for a women’s retreat to be inspired and restored. After a brief introduction by the group’s leader, Kelye Brown,

Posted in Adult Programs, Forest Therapy

2021 Program Report

The Numbers 1396  Program Participants 406    Hours of Programs Delivered 4051  Participant Hours  5320  Distance Learning Contacts Distance Learning With COVID-19 restrictions leaving our January-June calendar fairly light, we maintained relationships with our partner organizations through distance learning initiatives.

Posted in Adult Programs, EAL, Youth Programs

Hiking with the Senior Recreation Council

On the 19th, we were delighted to host the Frederick County Senior Recreation Council for a hike. For three miles, we explored ThorpeWood’s endless and beautiful trails. In addition to the great efforts by our lovely property manager, Jeff, the

Posted in Adult Programs, Events, Nature Preserve

Head Start Staff at the Farm!

At the very end of last month, Head Start brought out every teacher, teacher’s assistant, and member of the family advocate team to the farm. We were delighted to have them for three hours in the beautiful fall sunshine! The

Posted in Adult Programs, Forest Therapy, Head Start

Painting Horses with Heartly House

Last week, we had the great pleasure of hosting a few dozen of the Heartly House staff members. This group took advantage of the rain to create a cozy day at the lodge. Instead of focusing on productivity and professional

Posted in Adult Programs, Horses

Head Start Family Day 2021

Saturday the 18th was our annual Head Start Family Day at the Farm! The day is held so that Head Start families can come to the farm before our fall field trips begin. That way, parents and guardians can see

Posted in Adult Programs, Head Start, Youth Programs