Now welcoming enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year

For complete details, please consult the Admissions Director.  You can email her at

Playground Build 2016

Associated School: 

Students building new playground areas.I have to admit that I was nervous last Friday morning.  We had really paired down our plans for build day because most of our project leaders were unable to come on the actual date, and only a few people had signed up to participate.  Then, during the week, lots of people volunteered to come, which was great, but I worried we didn’t have anything for them to do.  I imagined little groups of bored and despondent, formerly hopeful people milling around in hats and work gloves, wondering why I was so unprepared utilize their talents.  I imagined them packed into the kitchen while it poured outside, huddling over styrofoam cups of instant coffee, staring grimly at the muddied floor, kindly offering their seats to each other, maybe even taking turns weeping bitterly in the far corner.  I imagined patiently trying to explain to each person the predicament, why it turned out like this, but being received, like a foreign diplomat trying in vain to maintain favor after breaking a promise, with icy silence, stiff nods, and untrusting-yet-firm eye contact. 

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Coming Events

Aug 26 2016 - 6:00pm

Music Night gathering.HVSS is the beneficiary of the premiere house-concert series in the Hudson Valley.  Each show features two new bands and a wide variety of home-cooked gourmet foods and desserts prepared on-site with primarily local and organic ingredients.  The venue is a private home which previously served as the meeting hall of the Old Glenford Church.  Admission is by donation and all proceeds benefit the school.

For the event schedule, directions, and other information, please visit the Music Night website or the Facebook Page.

Sep 24 2016 - 1:00pm

Students hangout under the upside down tree.HVSS Open Houses are the best way to begin to get to know the school.  Students, parents, alumni, and staff members will be in attendance to give tours of the campus, discuss the school, and answer questions.  Panel discussion at 2:00.

The School Year 2016-2017 Open House dates are: September 24th, 2016January 14th, 2017 and March 11th, 2017.

Contact Us

Hudson Valley Sudbury School

84 Zena Road
Kingston, NY 12498
Phone: 845-679-1002
Fax: 845-679-3874