Celebrating 100 Years of WCS!

Waterford Country School celebrates 100 years of serving children and families in 2022! We have so many special events planned to commemorate this monumental anniversary year. Check back often for updates!


Read About Our History

From the cramped quarters of New York City in 1922, childcare pioneers Ettie and Henry Schacht looked to the expansive woodlands of Connecticut for their school and found a perfect location in the town of Quaker Hill. Over the years, a number of cabins, camp buildings, and farm and support facilities were added to the property, and in 1942, the program blossomed into a coveted and ambitious year-round boarding school.

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Historic Documents

  • Camp Waterford

  • Camp Cuheca

  • The Early Years