The Kildonan School is a leading co-educational boarding and day school for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences, grades 2 through grades 12 and PG. Located two hours north of Manhattan on a beautiful 150-acre campus, we offer daily 1:1 Orton-Gillingham tutoring and a competitive curriculum which includes integrated assistive technology, athletics, and the arts.
Our inquiry-based subject matter curriculum offers interdisciplinary, active, collaborative learning for all students with small class size and Orton-Gillingham-trained faculty. Students in grades 11 and 12 can choose to study in a year-long Independent Project of their design. All students participate in both 2D and 3D visual art and design classes, and music program, which offers, individualized instruction in various instruments and voice.
The athletic program offers both competitive and non-competitive sports options including skiing, horseback riding, tennis, soccer, and biking.
In the summer, Kildonan offers a six-week summer camp, Dunnabeck, with an engaging blend of daily 1:1 Orton-Gillingham remediation and confidence-building recreational activities.
Camp Dunnabeck at Kildonan
Since 1955, Camp Dunnabeck at Kildonan has helped intelligent children ages 8-16 with dyslexia and or/language based learning differences achieve academic success. Located on the beautiful campus of the Kildonan School in Amenia, NY., Camp Dunnabeck combines the one-on–one individualized Orton- Gillingham tutorial with a selection of fun-filled camp activities such as horseback riding, tennis, archery, and visual arts. Campers build the reading and language skills they need while having the fun time they deserve. Both day and boarding options are available.