Anthroposophy, Art, and Teacher Education

Applying, Tuition, Accommodations, and Childcare 2014


Session I Application Form

Session II Application Form

Please mail the above form with a $50 deposit to:

Hawthorne Valley Alkion Center, Att: Martina A. Muller, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY 12075


For Session I

Application and registration fee received before June 1: $520 + $40 materials fee

Application and registration fee received June 1 or later: $560 + $40 materials fee

The $50 registration fee will be deducted from the overall amount due.

Tuition for currently enrolled Alkion Center Foundation Studies and Waldorf Teacher Training students: $330

For Session II

Application and registration received before June 14: $500 + $20 materials fee


There are many locally-owned Bed & Breakfasts and hotels in Columbia County, in addition to private rooms for rent. Please click here to see our accommodations page or refer to the table below for additional housing.

Contact Location Phone Number
Carol Block Chatham 518-672-4516
Caroline Stern Philmont 518-672-4325
Basil & Christiana Williams Harlemville 518-672-4332
Jeanne Bergen Philmont 518-821-7346
Trisha Waters Chatham 518-392-3969
E-Vam Institute Chatham 518-392-6900
Free Columbia House Philmont 518-672-4090
Lauren & Dominic Wolff Harlemville 518-672-5002
Safina Callesen & Ingo Hertle Harlemville 518-672-4315
Christiane Marks Copake Falls 518-392-5377
Monica Talaya Amstutz Harlemville 518-610-1420


Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School offers an extended day Kinder Camp during the Summer Intensive for children ages 4 to 8. Walks to the stream, visits to the farm animals, snack time, and storytelling are all part of each day.

Drop off is from 8:15 to 8:30 and pick up is from 4:30 to 4:45. Each child should bring lunch.

The total cost for the week is $375.

If you are interested in your child or children attending Kinder Camp, please indicate your interest on the Summer Intensive Application Form. We will then contact you with additional information.