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Spring Nature Photography Workshop, 4/20

Join us for our Spring Nature Photography Workshop with Master-Naturalist-in-Training Melissa Willhouse. Melissa is an environmentalist with experience in communications, storytelling, photography, and education. She has a M.Sc in Environmental Science & Policy from The Johns Hopkins University, and in 2023 co-founded the mental health nonprofit Mind & Environment Society. Saturday, April 20th, 9-11am. Bring: Read More »

Now Hiring! Clinical Program Manager

Program Manager for Nature-Informed Mental Health Center ThorpeWood is a 156-acre mountain property, nestled 1500 feet high in the Catoctin Mountains near Thurmont, Maryland. Our beautiful setting of forests, fields, spring-fed ponds, and native trout streams provides a safe place for our community to heal and grow. ThorpeWood nurtures therapeutic relationships with our natural world Read More »

Thoughts from Our Intern, Casey

Hello ThorpeWoodians! My name is Casey Chamberlin and I am currently an intern at ThorpeWood. I began my hours with ThorpeWood for a community service initiative required by an Honors class at Hood College last spring. At Hood College in Frederick, MD I am a Junior and a Psychology major with a Criminology & Delinquency Read More »

August ’23 Week 4: Concert, Centro Hispano, FCDSS, and CASS!

In this fourth week of August… August 27th: The farm hosted a Hurrican Ian Relief Concert, benefiting our neighbors Harry and Dorothy Ott. This successful event featured the following musicians: April on South, Alec Arnold, Terance Auelta, Lauren Hill, Melissa Main, Sullivan is Dead, and BooBoo and Dirk Troxxell. Thanks to all who came out! Read More »

Hood Honors Program Presentation

On Feburary 9th, Katie and Clare descended from the Mountain to present to Hood College’s honors program sophomores. The honors program is designed for motivated and engaged students to join together in pursuit of a globally relevant interdisciplinary education. As part of this adventure, the students take Honors 202 in the spring of their Sophomore Read More »

MAEOE Conference—2023

In early February, Katie and Clare (ThorpeWood’s program director and barn manager/community liaison, respectively) took to the road well before dawn and headed down to Ocean City for this year’s Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education conference. It was a jam-packed weekend of Environmental Inspiration. From morning to evening, the days were filled with Read More »