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In May, the Usdan staff announced the cancellation of in-person camp for Summer 2020. You can read the full announcement here.

This summer, we are excited to launch Usdan Online: Usdan's online arts education program. Usdan Online aims to provide excellent arts instruction and to create a thriving community of young artists that is not dependent on being together physically. Learn more about Usdan Online here. 

“Artistic growth is a mystery; at Usdan we try to create the atmosphere that encourages it.”

 - Andrew McKinley, Usdan Founding Executive Director, 1968-1983


Every summer, Usdan brings world-class teachers and visiting artists – actors, directors, playwrights, painters, sculptors, musicians, composers, dancers, poets and novelists – to teach and collaborate with Usdan campers ages 4 to 18. We know experienced artists and young creators learn from each other and contribute to one another’s work and development in this two-way exchange. 

Our professional artist engagement manifests in five ways: