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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 

A member of the Association of Waldorf Schools N.A., Lakeside School is a  Farm & Forest 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

Open Enrollment Available:

2021-22 Programs

Limited spaces are available for school year and summer programs. Contact Maeve Taylor, School Administrator, for a conversation or a tour of our programs.

 

Seeking New Teachers to Join us!

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!

CONTACT US

Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm

6 Leaning Road
Essex, NY 12936
(518) 963-7385
info@lakesideschoolinessex.org

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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.

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