By foot we explore the wilds;
with hands we work together;
through love we connect to each other.
Balancing heart, head, and hands
through adventures at Black Kettle Farm.
WELCOME TO LAKESIDE
Lakeside School is a farm- and forest-based Waldorf school in Essex County, New York that serves families with young children up to third grade. Situated amidst the Adirondack mountains and the fertile farmland of the Boquet River Valley, our school provides an enriching natural setting for our many programs, including year-round Childcare, a farm- and field-based Kindergarten, and mixed-grade Early Elementary instruction.
LAKESIDE SCHOOL VIDEO
Discover what makes our school so special to the teachers, parents and students who work,
play and learn here at Black Kettle Farm.
LAKESIDE SCHOOL NEWS
Join us on June 5th, 10am-1pm for Spring Fling!
Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm
6 Leaning Road
Essex, NY 12936
Limited spaces are available for school year and summer programs. Contact Maeve Taylor, School Administrator, for a conversation or a tour of our programs.
Celebrating "A Day in the Life"
Saturday, June 5, 10am to 1pm
Tour our Forest Classrooms and School buildings and celebrate an extraordinary educational opportunity! Click here for more info.
Do you love spending time with children outdoors? Are you interested in gaining experience at a Waldorf Farm and Forest School? We are hiring for summer and school year positions!
SCHOOL HEALTH & SAFETY
Lakeside School is offering full programming for local children ages one to nine by adopting a community-vetted Covid-19 Health and Safety Plan. Follow the link below to read a description.