Halloween can be downright scary! We're not talking about ghost and goblins, but rather the dangers of children being out after dark. It's a tradition at The Cabbage Patch to provide our members with a safe alternative to trick or treating so Patch Parents don't have to worry about things like distracted motorists, candy allergies and other things that go bump... Read More
We once asked a longtime Cabbage Patch member what first drew him to our programs. He said his grandmother was looking for a safe place for him to play and learn, but all he needed to hear was that there was a gym where he could play basketball.
Playing sports in a supervised environment facilitates more than just practicing the mechanics of the game.... Read More
The Cabbage Patch family was saddened to hear of Gary (Coach) Schaffer's passing, but we are inspired by his coaching philosophy: “Don’t quit fighting until the clock stops.” Gary learned to play basketball at The Patch and went on to win more than 200 games as coach for Pleasure Ridge Park High School. To learn more about Gary’s extraordinary life, view... Read More
Autumn often inspires people to connect with nature. The leaves are in stunning color and the air is just crisp enough to remind us that winter is coming. At Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, they celebrate the season with Colorfest, a perfect opportunity for a city kid to discover their inner environmentalist. Thanks to the inaugural grant from [give]... Read More
40 young professionals. $20,000. 36 worthy nonprofits. It sounds like the beginning of a reality TV show, and it is every bit as exciting. The [give] 502 organization challenged young professionals to donate $502 each this year so they could pool the money and learn what it means to be major donors in our community. They worked with The Community Foundation of... Read More
What do you think most teenagers look forward to when they think of summer? A break from school, sleeping in, staying up late and lounging by the pool may be the activities that come to mind. But here at The Cabbage Patch, we have a very special group of teens who spend most of the year preparing to challenge themselves mentally, physically and spiritually with... Read More
Get ready for an outstanding art exhibition! From Friday, August 1 through Saturday, October 25, Local Speed will showcase textile arts made right here at The Cabbage Patch by our talented children. Working Hands: A Modern Generation Explores the Ancient Craft of Textiles is the culmination of a partnership with the Little Loomhouse. The official opening takes... Read More
Glee Camp helps the children of The Cabbage Patch boost their confidence by creating a friendly, encouraging environment where they can practice their singing skills and perform in front of a crowd. What a beautiful way to make their voices heard!
Camp participants this summer worked diligently on songs like "Don't Stop Believin'" and "The Man in the Mirror"... Read More
You don't need a passport to discover a world of art and culture! This summer, the children of The Cabbage Patch traveled the globe without leaving Louisville as part of the Around the World Day Camp.
One of our wonderful community resources for this camp was the Crane House, which provides educational and cultural programs and services to the public and works... Read More
This summer at The Cabbage Patch, it's OK to be the class clown! In memory of the beloved Juju the Clown, day campers learned about costumes, creating a character, skits, performance skills and more...all in the name of comedy and camaraderie!
We visited Squallis Puppeteers, where local artists showed us how they make incredible larger-than-life creations... Read More