About Camp Dunnabeck
Camp Dunnabeck at The Kildonan School offers children with dyslexia and/or language-based learning differences a summer camp experience that is both fun and educational. Established in 1955, Dunnabeck is the oldest residential program of its kind, founded specifically to help intelligent children with dyslexia and/or language-based learning differences achieve academic success.
Designed for children age 8 to 16, the camp's unique blend of language remediation through daily one-to-one Orton-Gillingham tutoring, and confidence-building recreational activities, make Dunnabeck the world's premier academic summer camp for students with dyslexia.
The Kildonan School
The Kildonan School has been empowering bright dyslexics since 1969, for students in grades 2 through 12 and PG. Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires, Kildonan's campus sits on 150 acres of rolling hills and countryside, 90 miles north of New York City.
With a strong interdisciplinary curriculum across all academic areas, along with daily one-to-one Orton-Gillingham language tutorials, state-of-the-art assistive technology and fine arts, students become passionate, life-long learners.
To learn more, visit The Kildonan School.
The Kildonan School is accredited by the:
- New York Association of Independent Schools (NYAIS)
- Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE)
The Kildonan School is a member of the:
- Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
- International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
- New York Boarding Schools
- Small Boarding Schools Association (SBSA)
- National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC)
International Baccalaureate / Middle Years Program:
The Kildonan School is an IB Middle Years Program World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that The Kildonan School believes is important for our students.
For more information, visit The Kildonan IB Program.