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COIPP Picnic 2022

While we farm folk don’t usually bring our animals off the property for programs, we make an exception for the Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership (COIPP). Their back-to-school picnic at Staley Park is always a wonderful event and we are

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Camp Journey Visits (August ’22)

Our friends at Camp Journey were busy at the farm all week long! Run by Sheppard Pratt, Camp Journey is an overnight respite program for 11-17 year old children with mental illness. Each night of the week, a different group

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HS Summer Camp 2022

  Head Start is back for the summer! Here’s our curriculum for our 5 days together: Day 1 Morning Stream hike from neighbor’s driveway to our pond Nature journaling on the dock Hay playground! Afternoon Lunch & free play Slip

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KLU Camp 2022

This summer, we’ve been delighted to host Kids Like Us on the farm. KLU provides year-round counseling and support for children affected by alcohol or drug use in the family. During the summer, each of the 6 weeks of camp

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Humble Warriors 2022

The greatest treat of the summer – we hosted CCPS’s Humble Warriors camp again this June! Thanks to Stephanie Dale for founding the camp and bringing it to ThorpeWood! In the first week of camp, many of last year’s girls

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Tot Explorers at the Stream

We were delighted to welcome back Adam’s County’s Moms Supporting Moms Tot Explorer group last week. They originally came out this past December for some good old farm fun in the cold mountain winter air. This time around, they enjoyed

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Girl Scout Troop 37101

We love to get kids out on the trail, so it was a great honor to help 9 girl scouts from Troop 37101 earn their hiking/nature walk badge! This opportunity came to us by way of one of our favorite

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Homeschoolers at the Farm

This past Friday, we hosted a small homeschool group for a day at the farm. The kids were outdoor kids – used to going barefoot and enjoying their own smattering of farm animals at home. Q: So what did we

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EL Camp Out!

  All school year long, we have been hosting TJ High School’s English Learners. This cohort of students has visited the farm five times to enjoy our animals and nature. The teachers always plan fun lessons for the kids here,

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Head Start Returns – Spring 2022

We are delighted to welcome back our Head Start friends to the farm for the spring season! We have cultivated a fun-filled farm experience for these kids on their two long days with us.    On the first day, we

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