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Stories & News

Out of the City and Into Adventure!

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...
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Patch Performers Shine with Vault 1031!

"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...
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Young Chefs Meet Top Chef

"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,...
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Young Authors Embark on a Catasterous Cruise

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! Last...
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The World at Their Fingertips

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...
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Giddy Up and Go with HOOF!

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...
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Art Imitates Life

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...
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Spring Break Adventure on the Katy Trail

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...
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In Memory of Joe Burks, Sr.

The Cabbage Patch family celebrates the life of Joe Burks, Sr., a faithful supporter and tireless advocate for Louisville’s at-risk youth. Joe went to his eternal reward on March 20, 2015. Joe was an outstanding athlete who brought lessons of teamwork and perseverance to the children of The Cabbage Patch. As a coach, his unique ability to develop personal...
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