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Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - 5:30pm

Family Orientation: Summer 2023

Family at orientation

New and returning Classic/Discovery, Allegro and Recreational Camp students and their families are invited to spend an evening on Usdan's campus.

Plan to arrive between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

What to Expect

  • Your family can expect to experience the following at Orientation:
  • Meet Usdan's leadership team and staff and faculty in your child's departments and counselors.
  • Walk your child's schedule (Discovery students will not have a schedule).
  • If your child is a musician, check their instrument at the Instrument Check Building.
  • Purchase Usdan merchandise at our store.
  • Drop off medications and health forms with the Health Office.
  • Pay any remaining bills.
  • Meet fellow students before the first day of camp. 
  • Pick up Usdan's Summer 2023 Calendar.
  • Get on the list to volunteer this summer.
  • Learn about donation opportunities and our two U Benefit days!
  • Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy our wooded canopy.
  • View some of our teaching artists' work. 
  • Get as excited as we are for this unforgettable summer!

Getting to Usdan

Our location is: 185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights, NY, 11798.

Usdan is accessible by car or the Long Island Railroad.


Please be mindful of rush hour traffic.

Long Island Railroad (LIRR)

We will have shuttle buses running from the Wyandanch LIRR station according to the following schedule. Families who would like to take the shuttle are asked to RSVP. If you miss the shuttle bus, please note that Uber and Lyft are available for pickup at the station. 

Shuttle Buses Departing from Wyandanch Station

5:30 PM

6:30 PM

Shuttle Buses Departing from Usdan

6:15 PM

7:20 PM

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts.