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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 of kids calls Camp Journey home. So, to serve ALL of these youth, we blocked Read More »

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 deeply with the forest, tune into their senses, and become fully present.  The History: Forest Read More »

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 N Slide Snuder Says Day 2 Morning Extreme obstacle course Animal visits & grooming Afternoon Read More »

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, so naturally, they made their way up the mountain to us! This lovely group of Read More »

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 (serving 6 different age groups) features one day at the farm. The kids always descend Read More »

ThorpeWood’s Tipi

We are so excited to announce that our tipi is up in the arboretum! This is such an exciting addition to the farm – a place for groups of all ages to gather – for meetings, overnights, fires, and more. We are still working on the interior flooring to make this space more cozy and Read More »

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 returned to be trained as counselors, and get a special couple extra days of camp. Read More »

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 a wonderful mountain summer day in the stream. We began with a hike down our Read More »

For more information, please contact Kaili van Waveren, Executive Director
301.271.2823 • [email protected]