A lifetime of integration, equity, and opportunity

Camphill Village Copake is a diverse community shared by people with developmental differences, where opportunities for personal fulfillment abound.

A luminary in our field, the founding of Camphill Village in 1961 was part of a transformative movement in the United States to reform how society treats people with special needs.

Explore Camphill Village

Learn about Life at Camphill village

We are a community built on the practice of lifesharing, meaning we live together, share meals and purposeful work, and experience milestones together.

Discover our different workplaces

We spend our days farming and gardening; cooking wholesome meals and maintaining our households; and creating beautiful handmade items in our craft studios.

Hear from Our Residents

Our community members and their families all have different experiences and reasons for connecting with Camphill Village.

“I love living at Camphill Village because it’s a peaceful, quiet place for all the villagers. Everybody is very nice, helpful, and reliable. I love my jobs in the Village because the people I work with are very helpful.”


“The biggest thing is just seeing her thrive here, compared to a standard typical group home. It gives her a sense of purpose in an environment that’s holistic.”

Chris Warga Kim's brother

“I love and care about everything in this Village. We help the elderly, we care about each other, we love each other.”


“I feel like I have more freedom here.”


Apply to Volunteer at Camphill Village

Immerse yourself in our vibrant community, living alongside others in a common spirit of inclusion and sustainability.

Support Camphill Village by Making a Donation

Without the generous support of families and friends, Camphill Village could not possibly fulfill its mission of service. Support our annual operating budget by giving to our Annual Fund, or play a vital role in the future of Camphill Village by leaving a legacy gift.