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Camphill Special School

Courtney Coffman
Map1784 Fairview Rd.
Glenmoore, PA 19343
  • Education


Residential & day programs in grades K-12 for children with special needs. Curriculum rich in music, art & drama; variety of therapies offered. Transition program through age 21. Financial aid. PA-approved Private School. Fully accredited by MSA-CESS & AWSNA.

School's Approach

Camphill provides a robust classical education, vocational experiences, and a variety of therapies in an extended family living environment. Vocational opportunities include woodworking, fiber arts, pottery, life skills, gardening, school store management, car maintenance, animal husbandry and estate care; agricultural transition program at nearby Beaver Farm

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Developmental disability / MR
Pervasive development disorder
County: Chester
Location (state-county): PA-Chester
Offers residential program: yes
Services Offered: Vocational Training
Enrollment: 110
Grades or ages of school: Ages 4-21
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: yes
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Pennsylvania Approved Private School
Tuition structure: Financial aid offered
Adaptive tech used: no-tech Waldorf education
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Classical education based on Waldorf curriculum rich in music, art and drama augmented by therapy and vocational experiences in an extended family living environment. Residential and day options available.
Support services/therapies offered: movement; massage; and alternative therapies, including‚Äątherapeutic baths
Support services: Hippotherapy
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Speech therapy
Vocational/life skills: Life skills
Extracurriculars offered: Students participate in vocations including woodworking, knitting and weaving, pottery, life skills, gardening, recycling/composting, school store management, car maintenance, animal husbandry, estate care, and many others.
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential, Summer program, Transportation
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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