Community Information & Event Updates

UPDATE: Friday, May 1

In accordance with the extension announced by New York State Governor Cuomo, Green Chimneys School and public programs will remain closed through the end of June.

Parents/guardians of Green Chimneys School students should see the COVID-19 Information for our school families.


Green Chimneys campuses and community program sites are closed until further notice. This includes Nature’s Nursery preschool and school-age programs, the Farm & Wildlife Center, Public Swim programs, Outdoor Education programs and activities at our Clearpool campus, and the Community Outreach Center in the Village of Brewster. We have also suspended all Volunteer activities. Hillside and Clearpool Summer Camp programs will not open this year.

Please note the following event updates:

  • Birds of Prey Day 2020 has been canceled. More
  • The Green Chimneys Golf Classic is Aug. 4. More
  • The Green Chimneys Gala has been rescheduled to Sept. 23. More

Green Chimneys continues to work in close collaboration with the Putnam County Department of Health and state agencies for the most current information and best practices to reduce the risk to Green Chimneys students, staff, and their home communities.

We will continue to share information and updates on this page, as they become available.


For the most current information about COVID-19, you may visit the online resources below. For information specific to your own community, please contact your local health department.

Center for Disease Control 2019 nCoV website
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

NYS Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Hotline 1-888-364-3065

NYS Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Website
www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus

New York State Department of Health Local Health Departments
https://health.ny.gov/contact/contact_information

Putnam County Health Department
www.putnamcountyny.com/health/coronavirus


If you have questions about Green Chimneys activities or procedures, please contact
Jennifer Milillo at jmilillo@greenchimneys.org or 845.279.2995 x109