When the time came to develop a theme for the 2015 Annual Auction, we looked to the success stories of our alumni for inspiration. Many Cabbage Patch members have made history in their families by becoming the first to go to college, the first to earn a degree...the first to show future generations what is possible. Where can history go from there? The accomplishment... Read More
Swoop! Swoop! "What was that?"
Campers who had traveled to The Great Smoky Mountains as part of our Travel Camp had just set out on a night hike when something seemed to be flying overhead. They had left their flashlights at camp in order to better appreciate the natural beauty of the dark woods, so they stood still and waited for the moon to shed a little... Read More
"Let us entertain you!"
The chorus refrain from one of the final numbers of The Cabbage Patch's Musical Theater Day Camp Talent Share brought cheers from the audience members, who were indeed entertained by performances in dance, stepping, song and more! This year, The Patch was proud to partner with Vault 1031, a local non-profit that is revitalizing the... Read More
"What is in this butter?!" a girl asked Chef Edward Lee during Young Chef Day Camp, eliciting laughs from fellow campers. It was the question they had all wanted to ask; they had never tasted anything like it. Chef Lee, who was hosting the group for a gourmet meal at his renowned restaurant 610 Magnolia, took the opportunity to teach the children about sorghum,... Read More
What, you've never heard the word catasterous? Time to expand your imaginary vocabulary! Catasterous is a combination of catastrophe and disastrous, but much more adventurous than either. Since the right word doesn't exist to describe this year's literary adventure created in partnership with Baxter's Corner, the Young Authors camp came up with one of their own!
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Children at The Cabbage Patch don't have to go far to have the world at their fingertips! Cooking, art projects and demonstrations all provide exciting learning experiences during Around The World Day Camp!
"What smells so good?" The question echoed over and over in the halls of The Patch when Around the World day campers took over the kitchen. Earlier... Read More
What can you learn from a horse? Some lessons are simple: perhaps you are afraid to get in the saddle, but you build courage by riding anyway. Some lessons are a little more complex: the way you lead a horse is a lot like leading people...are you patient? Do you work with the horse or get frustrated if he doesn't obey?
The Cabbage Patch and HOOF (Horses Offering... Read More
One of the most inspiring success stories to come out of The Cabbage Patch is that of the late Kim Glass, who was the first Cabbage Patch College Scholar and, later, a Patch Board member. Thanks to her hard work and the opportunities afforded to her because of her active participation in our programs, Kim became an architect and was a driving force behind The... Read More
When is the last time you looked at a favorite piece of art or literature in a new way? The Leadership Development teens were challenged to do just that with a writing exercise that helped them analyze and reinterpret some whimsical poems by creating parodies!
Poetry gives us a glimpse into how our kids construct thoughts and convey their messages. By giving... Read More
For many teenagers, Spring Break is a just a time for relaxation and fun in the sun. However, the members of The Cabbage Patch's Leadership Development program like a little challenge and adventure in their time off from school!
[caption id="attachment_3762" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fun and adventure on the Katy Trail[/caption]
The bike routes of... Read More