“Raising happy, healthy cows while building a happy, healthy community”
Carwood Farm, LLC. understands there are limited opportunities available for young people to gain valuable work experience while receiving positive mentorship from caring adults who are skilled with creating supportive environments. Carwood Cares is a farm based program intended to provide positive experiences in a farm setting with the GOALS TO:
Though most participants most likely will not grow up to be farmers, Carwood Cares work experiences will prepare young people for their first employment opportunity regardless of the industry they choose.
Participants who perform well in the program will be able to include their involvement with the farm as work experience on a job application, and Carwood Cares will serve as a job reference.**
**Carwood Cares will gladly provide letters of recommendation and serve as a reference for participants who have demonstrated a strong work ethic and a commitment to learning during the program.
Carwood Cares operates from a 120 acre beef farm located at::
595 Forge Rd.
Boiling Springs, PA 17007.
Farm Days:: Saturday’s 9 am - 1:15 pm...lunch will be provided
Carwood Cares is supervised by farm operator, Corey Carothers along with his wife Kelly Carothers, who have a combined 36 years of professional experience working with kids.
Volunteers will be welcome to assist with running activities.
**All program staff & volunteers will be required to complete Childline Clearances and State Police background checks. These reports will be made available upon request.
Level of Work Ethic
Commitment to learning and Growing
Completing projects with consistent effort plus taking initiative to do more than expected.
Meeting expectations in this area plus asking questions and seeking knowledge.
Completing projects with consistent effort
Demonstrating attention to directions and showing a diminishing need for directions, transfering toward self leading projects based on growing experience on the farm
Not completing projects as directed.
Not following directions or requiring directions to be repeated.
Brief explanations may be included with the rubric score. These assessments are intended to give parent/guardians the opportunity to build up participants and encourage progress.
**As funds become available, stipends will be paid to participants who consistently demonstrate achievement in the areas of 1) Commitment to learning 2) Level of work ethic.
What is needed to participate
**Participation is FREE!
Program Annual budget covered by farm operations
Supplies..$5200... items needed for on farm projects
Corey C. Carothers
By signing this program description, I am attesting I have fully read and understand the Carwood Cares program description and agree to the named individual to participate in the program as it is outline on this document.
Parent Signature:________________________________________ Date:_________________