The Glade Run Adventures Blog

About Glade Run Adventures

Glade Run Adventures offers unique learning opportunities through the use of plants and animals. Life skills are developed through social exercises, hand-on learning, environmental education, and through expressive culinary arts. Seasonal programs include individual riding lessons, birthday parties, school field trips, after school camps, summer camps and vocational training.

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Julie Wahlenmayer
Director of Adventures
(724) 452-4453, ext. 1236

Marty’s Generous Hutch

Generosity is a humbling thing to receive, and the Adventures Program has been blessed with an abundance this week!  Seeing the demolition job our itchy sheep wreaked on our bunny hutch, the guys from maintenance...

Loss and Future Garden

Tucked behind the garden gazebo on the main campus, a small sanctuary has begun to grow. Over the years, and over the past year in particular, the need for a dedicated place to quietly reflect on our...

Beautiful Memories

Age is irrelevant when it comes to the sensory pleasure of running your fingers through a horse’s mane. With advanced age, however, it can be more than just the tactile feel that is wonderful, it can...

Perrynell’s Ride

Perrynell used to be an avid rider, but hasn’t sat astride a horse since before her daughter Khrys was born forty-some-odd years ago.   “I saw a video on equine therapy for individuals with dementia and I...

A Dream Come True

Add together a miniature horse named Beauty, a wagon full of freshly harvested organic veggies, and students from the Transitions Program ready to sell, and what do you get?  A recipe for a dream come true,...

Stephen’s 2016 Summer Camp Video

Stephen’s Video on Facebook Stephen is inspiring.  A fifth season camper in our Specialized Adventures Camp, Stephen’s adventurous spirit shines brightly every summer on the farm. Just like most of our campers, Stephen has been given a list of diagnoses, and just like all of...

Goodbye Memphis

Even when you know that a time of sadness may be close in coming, until it arrives, you don’t know how deeply it will hurt.  Despite knowing that horses generally only live into their thirties, and that Memphis...