Contact & Directions

Email: camp@thenatureplace.com

Mailing Address
The Nature Place Day Camp
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

Telephone Numbers

Winter Office Phone: (845) 356-6477 Winter Office Fax: (845) 356-2932

We are now in our winter office

Summer Office: (845) 356-1234 Fax: (845) 356-9676

Nurse's Office: (845) 356-0233

Note: summer telephone numbers are active during our camp's summer season only, June 22nd - August 9th, 2014. Summer Office hours: 7:30am - 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Driving Directions

The Nature Place Day Camp is located on the grounds of the Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge, Rockland County, New York.

If you are going to use your GPS to find us, please put in 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977, this will bring you into the high school parking lot. Park your car and follow the path to the Lower School Building. All Open Houses are held in the Lower School Building.

Coming from Manhattan:

Take the Upper Level of the George Washington Bridge to the Palisades Parkway North. Exit at # 9W (New York State Thruway toward Albany) (do not take the exit for Route 9W, the second exit on the Palisades Parkway). Take the NYS Thruway to exit # 14A (Garden State Parkway). Travel a short distance to the first exit, Schoolhouse Road/Chestnut Ridge. Turn right at the bottom of the exit on to Schoolhouse Road. Follow it to the end where there is a traffic light. Turn left onto Chestnut Ridge Road/Route 45. Follow Chestnut Ridge Road for 4/10 mile. The Nature Place Day Camp is located on the grounds of the Green Meadow Waldorf School on the right.

Coming from New Jersey via The Garden State Parkway:

Take the Garden State Parkway north to the last exit, # 172 (Montvale, Grand Ave.) At the bottom of the exit turn left. Proceed to the traffic light and turn right onto Chestnut Ridge Road. Follow Chestnut Ridge Road into New York. The Nature Place Day Camp is less than 1 mile from the NY/NJ border on the left, located on the grounds of the Green Meadow Waldorf School.

Coming from the Palisades Parkway:

Exit the Palisades Parkway at exit # 9W (New York State Thruway toward Albany). Take the NYS Thruway to exit # 14A (Garden State Parkway). Travel a short distance to the first exit, Schoolhouse Road/Chestnut Ridge. Turn right at the bottom of the exit onto Schoolhouse Road. Follow it to the end where there is a traffic light. Turn left on to Chestnut Ridge Road/Route 45. Follow Chestnut Ridge Road for 4/10 mile. The Nature Place Day Camp is located on the grounds of the Green Meadow Waldorf School on the right.

Coming from the New York State Thruway:

Take the NYS Thruway to exit # 14A (Garden State Parkway). Travel a short distance to the first exit, Schoolhouse Road/Chestnut Ridge. Turn right at the bottom of the exit onto Schoolhouse Road. Follow it to the end where there is a traffic light. Turn left onto Chestnut Ridge Road/Route 45. Follow Chestnut Ridge Road for 4/10 mile. The Nature Place Day Camp is located on the grounds of the Green Meadow Waldorf School on the right.