Category: Youth Programs

May ’23 Week 4: DHS, CASS, SES, and a Respite Program

We finished out May strong with a whole heap of fun and therapeutic programming! On the 23rd, the Department of Human Services brought out their adult service workers – the social workers, aides, supervisors, and program manager. They spent most of their day at the lodge, focusing on different self-care activities. In the afternoon, the Read More »

April ’23 Week 2: PCMS, HS Family Day & Homeschoolers

Spring Break is always fun at the farm – so many folks come to us when out of school! On April 10th, Potomac Case Management Service’s Youth Diversion Program made its way to the farm for some outdoor programming. This program is designed for youth who have gotten in trouble with the law and need Read More »

April ’23 Week 1: Green Schools Workshop, Girl Scouts & Hood Volunteers

On April 5th, Katie went to Frederick’s Earth and Space Lab to support a Green Schools Workshop. This event was designed to encourage and support FCPS schools in their journey toward becoming ‘Green Schools’ through the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education. ThorpeWood participated alongside other community partners who offer environmental services to schools, Read More »

March ’23 Week 4: Head Start, SWAG & MMS

Our third week of March was another fun one! On the 28th, we visited two Head Start classrooms – one at FCC and the other at Staley Park. We put a call out to all the Head Start teachers, asking who wanted a visit from us farm folk. We were delighted that Miss Tonya and Read More »