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Stories from The Patch

Empowering Young Men for Life: From Balloons to Beards—Inside The Cabbage Patch’s Men of Honor Camp

As a group of young men gathered on plush sofas, they were handed balloons and instructed to inflate them. With careful breaths, they filled the balloons to nearly the size of their heads before carefully tying them off. Then with markers in hand, they went about creating self-portraits on their balloon canvases. But this was no ordinary art project during The...
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Knocking it Out of the Park: Celebrating Success and Community at The Patch’s “End of School Year Patch Party!”

As the school year begins to wind down and summer is on the horizon with promises of camps and adventures, there isn’t a better way to celebrate than with a fun festive baseball-themed bash! This year’s “End of School Year Patch Party” tradition was a home run, bringing together children, staff, and volunteers for a time of joyous festivities that...
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EARTH DAY: The Interconnectedness of Solar, Savings, and Impact

Earth Day brings a global call to action for environmental preservation while forging a path toward a brighter, environmental, and sustainable future. At The Cabbage Patch, we are committed to a steadfast dedication to responsible stewardship that drives our mission. Inspired by Earth Day's ethos, we embrace innovation to safeguard our planet for future generations. In...
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Creating Confidence Through Visual Art

The art room at The Patch is a bright mix of energy, color, and conversation. With walls decorated with inspirational quotes and students' creations, it’s clearly a space where creativity thrives. While crayons and coloring books are always on hand for free time and fun, art projects at The Patch expose youth to a plethora of art forms, including drawing, painting,...
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Seed to Table Garden Club: Good Chives Only

What do you call ten sprouts planting veggies at The Cabbage Patch? The answer is: Seed to Table Garden Club!   Every week, our members get their hands dirty in the courtyard while learning how to care for plants and fresh produce. Our garden is an impressive array of berries, potatoes, vegetables, and herbs. There are also flowers mixed in to attract pollinators,...
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Educational Opportunities: Inspiring Scholarship and Success

Most people would expect kids to steer clear of learning activities after school, but the complete opposite happens at The Patch! The Educational Opportunities Program offers members of The Patch several forms of academic support in a structured environment. Each day, students arrive to a space holding everything they need for academic success, including...
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Green Chef Camp – Serving Skills for Life

The Seed to Table program has been a long-standing staple at The Patch started by Chef Kathy Cary in 1993, and now stands on its own as an extension of our year-round Seed to Table Program, emphasizing the environmental components of food growth, care, and prep. Starting with a visit to a local farm and ending with opportunities to cook, our kids learn that the...
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Rivers & Reels Camp Makes a Splash!

As summer 2023 kicked off at The Patch, one camp continued its history of being a fan favorite. Rivers and Reels Camp offers 12 to 15-year-olds an introduction to fishing and some of the best places to do it in Louisville and surrounding areas. For one week, campers pile into The Cabbage Patch’s van to navigate a new fishing site each day. This year, campers...
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Celebrating Juneteenth at The Patch!

Positive affirmations, food, and fun were in full effect at The Patch’s 3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration! Hosted by the Patch Partners young professionals’ group, this year’s celebration offered our youth a break from normal evening programs to celebrate the occasion together. Rain threatened to thwart the day’s plans, but a quick relocation to the gym...
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