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 2017 is below:
Tuesday 25 April
Tuesday 30 May
Tuesday 20 June
Tuesday 11 July 
Tuesday 29 August
Tuesday 26 September
Tuesday 24 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.