Category: Head Start

Barn Dance!

Yes!  The time has come again for the ThorpeWood Barn Dance. This year it will be on September 26th from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The band Strings on Wings will be providing the music, and light snacks and hot cider will be provided. Feel free to BYOB! Tickets cost $20 per person in advance Read More »

Race Results!

Thanks to everyone who made our 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Run/Walk such a success!  We had 182 participants this year who came out to support the youth programs of the Frederick YMCA. We raised about $2500 to help bring these groups out to ThorpeWood.  Thank you for being a part of it!  We Read More »

Less Than Two Weeks

Yes, you read that correctly! There are less than two weeks to go until the 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails 10K/5K Run/Walk to support the YMCA’s youth program use of ThorpeWood and its programming.  We are really hoping to increase our participation from last year, and we still have a bit to go to meet that Read More »

And Now, A Word About Our Sponsors

With the August 31st event date drawing ever nearer, our excitement for the 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails event continues to grow.  We have told you how vital this event is – our only fundraiser – to our ability to continue to serve the youth of the Frederick County YMCA’s youth programs.  Money raised by this Read More »

Supporting the Children of the Frederick YMCA

It’s August, and although we also have spent time lamenting how quickly the summer has passed,  August’s arrival means one thing around here:  the ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Fun Run/Walk is almost upon us!  Yes, on August 31st, we will host the seventh annual ThorpeWood Trails event. This means it is time to pre-register for Read More »

Calling All Sponsors!

The ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Fun Run and Walk will be held on August 31st this year.  In this, our seventh year of this wonderful event, we are expecting the crowds to be even bigger than in the past.  We have managed to grow this event each year, and have welcomed participants from Maryland, Virginia, Read More »

“I Wanna Be in Head Start”

We like to use our Facebook page to share information about the goings on at ThorpeWood – from sharing pictures of the events we do here, to offering glimpses of nature’s wonder around the property.  And lately, we have been blessed by so many fantastic moments from our Head Start program and our other YMCA 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 »