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    Health and Safety Plan

    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
  • Economy for the Common Good

    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
  • Transition Program Prepares Young People for Adulthood

    The Transition Program incorporates education, therapies, and vocational experiences for eighteen- to twenty-one-year-old students in Camphill’s life sharing model.

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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.

agriculture learning

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
Peace and classmate Maxine

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

Admissions for the 2020/2021 School Yearchild feeding horse

We are seeking to fill both day and boarding placements for the Fall of 2021.  Next year’s 2nd-grade class will have the greatest number of spots available.  Please send inquiries to Anna Rynder at