• The Healing Power of Nature.

    Learn how human-animal contact can have a profound effect on a child.

  • Helping young students overcome challenges.

    An enriched learning environment that identifies and builds upon strengths.

  • Popular activities and events all year round.

    Opportunities for community members of all ages to explore and enjoy.

Therapeutic Special Education

Empowering our students to reach their full potential.

An innovative program incorporating academic, behavioral and emotional support in a comprehensive learning environment to help each child achieve new skills and confidence, and return to their home school district with the best chance of success. Green Chimneys School

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    A student to faculty to teaching assistant ratio that addresses individual learning styles with necessary therapeutic support.

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    Our 200 animals and wildlife play a supportive role in nature-based therapy and educational activities for children with special needs.

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    Our 550 combined acres give students every opportunity to be part of the environment and discover their own special talents.


So much to offer our community friends.

Green Chimneys is part of the surrounding community. From preschool programs to summer camp to outdoor adventures for school groups, Green Chimneys offers valuable education and recreation experiences, along with exciting public events, for all ages. Join us

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    Connect with animals and nature. Visit the Farm & Wildlife Center.

    Enjoy a weekend visit to the farm or join us for one of our famous events.

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    Early education to help kids' growth and development.

    Our dynamic preschool and before & after school programs serve children ages 3-12.

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    The great outdoors provides a perfect classroom.

    Learn through discovery with challenging outdoor activities and nature exploration.

The Newsroom

Here’s what’s going on at Green Chimneys

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Events Calendar

Apr 6

Girl Scout Weekend

9:00am (check in 9:00 - 9:30 am) - 1:30pm

Green Chimneys Clearpool Campus
33 Clearpool Road, Carmel, NY 10512
Apr 7

Hillside Summer Camp Open House

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Brewster Campus

400 Doansburg Road
, Brewster, NY 10509
Apr 7

Clearpool Summer Camp Open House

10:00am - 11:30pm

Clearpool Campus
33 Clearpool Road
, Carmel, NY 10512
Apr 11

Special Needs College & Transition Fair

4:30pm - 7:30pm

Green Chimneys Brewster Campus
400 Doansburg Road, Brewster, NY 10509

Committed to our Community

Come visit us today.

Clearpool Campus
33 Clearpool Road
Carmel, NY 10512

Brewster Campus
400 Doansburg Road
Brewster, NY 10509


Dandelion came to Green Chimneys after being abandoned by her former owner at a veterinary clinic in Pennsylvania. Initially, we were told that Dandelion was a boy, but we soon discovered that she is female! While her story has a happy ending, it serves as a reminder that caring for any animal is a lifelong commitment.

The Lionhead Rabbit is a relatively new breed that first appeared in Belgium.