NIH Children Visits

The Children's Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a residential "place like home" for sick children and their families. Children come from across the country and around the world for treatment at NIH. 

The Circle of Hope "Farm Experience" includes:
  • riding
  • decorating horseshoes
  • making horse salad
  • grooming
  • learning about shoeing a horse 
  • learning about horse massage
If you would like to volunteer for these events please email Lesley Shear for more information. 

The schedule for 2016 is below:
Tuesday 5 April (weather permitting)
Tuesday 3 May
Tuesday 21 June
Thursday 14 July 
Tuesday 16 August
Tuesday 20 September
Thursday 6 October (weather permitting)

We usually begin setting up around 2:30 PM. The NIH bus will be arriving around 4:30 pm and leaving at 7:30 pm.