Thank you for your interest

We are so pleased you are interested in applying to our Early Childhood Programs. Please download the appropriate form below based on your child’s age.

Once complete, please send your application form(s) together with a non-refundable application fee of $75 to:

Janet Himel, Director
Chappaqua Friends Nursery School
P.O. Box 41
Chappaqua, New York 10514

Priority for enrollment is given to children who are presently enrolled, younger siblings of children who have attended, and children from the Friends Meeting, provided they apply by November. Applications from new families are processed in the order in which they are received. A gender balance is considered when classes are composed. Acceptance letters for children from new families are sent out after the end of November. Applications received after December are processed within two weeks of receipt. When offered a place, a non-refundable tuition deposit is due to complete the enrollment process. The deposit will be applied toward tuition.

Forest Friends Application

Extended Program for Current Students

If your child is already in the 4-year old Robins or Cardinals classes and you are interested in the Forest Friends Extended Program, please Email your interest to Janet Himel at

Following your submission, you will receive an acceptance letter, information about the tuition payment, and your Forest Friends Parent Handbook.

We are limiting the group size to a maximum of 10 children per class in the afternoon and the morning classes.