The children of The Cabbage Patch explore global culture without leaving Louisville in our Around the World Day Camp! The food, crafts, music and other traditions from a variety of regions make up an exciting week of discovery.
This year, highlights of Around the World Day Camp included a dance performance and workshop by the McClanahan School of Irish Dance, and a Brazilian jazz concert.read more
The Cabbage Patch’s Safe Urban Biking Program teaches children to ride smart throughout the year, and our Bike Day Camp is the perfect summertime introduction for those who want to learn to get started with safe cycling! Our League Cycling Instructors, certified by The League of American Bicyclists, are skilled at teaching children about the rules of the road, bike maintenance, safety gear and more.read more
When we cook together, we learn to work as a team. When we eat together, we share and enjoy the fruits of our labor. Few things bring people together quite like food, and that is why Young Chefs Camp is one of our most popular summer day camps!
The concept that is central to Young Chefs Camp is food literacy. Simply put, food literacy is understanding the impact of your food choices on your health, the environment and our economy. Because many of the children we serve live in inner city areas where fast food and convenience stores outnumber grocery stores, it is an important lesson for them to learn, and we present the concept in a fun, accessible way.read more
One of the most remarkable things about The Cabbage Patch is the longevity of our staff members and volunteers. Many of those who serve our mission stay with us for decades, because their work here is more than just a job. When you see the smiling faces of the children playing in the gym or studying in the Educational Opportunities department, it’s easy to see why people like Rod Napier commit most of their lives to The Patch.read more
After the passing of Muhammad Ali, one of Louisville’s most famous icons, children at The Patch learned about and reflected on the local hero’s life. Those children who have been to the Muhammad Ali Center as part of The Patch’s field trips and summer camps had drawn inspiration from Ali’s six core principles…read more