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We strive to create wholeness for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they can meaningfully participate in life.
Our Waldorf curriculum presents traditional scholastic subjects that stimulate young minds and nurture healthy emotional development.
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The Three Essentials: Our work takes root
In 1965, Karl Koenig wrote an essay known as “The Three Essentials” of Camphill. Koenig’s “three essentials” were his attempt to articulate that special “something” that made Camphill different from other schools and boarding homes for children with special needs. The “three essentials” are things we can readily acknowledge and easily understand: Everyone must be […]
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The Camphill School has created the following Health and Safety Plan as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide all stakeholders with information as well as clear procedures and protocols to maintain the health and safety of all students, staff, and family members to the maximum extent possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.Health and Safety Plan
The Common Good Report is a comprehensive documentation of how well a company lives up to the values described in the 17 indicators of the Common Good Matrix. Camphill Special School was the first organization in the U.S. to receive a certified Common Good Balance Sheet.Economy for the Common Good Report
The Transition Program incorporates education, therapies, and vocational experiences for eighteen- to twenty-one-year-old students in Camphill’s life sharing model.Read More
A Living Education
We're the only Waldorf school in North America that exclusively serves children with special needs.
Our adapted Waldorf curriculum presents traditional scholastic subjects, both academically and experientially, stimulating young minds and nurturing healthy emotional development.
The Everlasting Impact of a Year of Service
Long-term volunteers and interns are vital to fulfilling our mission.
We call them our "coworkers" and they are intelligent, compassionate, and enthusiastic — bringing a wide variety of gifts and skills to our community and the young people and children they work with.Live-In Coworkers
A World of Difference
More than one hundred Camphill communities in over twenty countries.
Every Camphill community is dedicated to social renewal through community building — with children, youth, and adults with disabilities.The Camphill Movement