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Friend Referral Matching Program

Usdan’s friend referral matching program offers camp families encouragement to help grow our community.

For every new family enrolled who was referred by your family you will have the option to:

A. receive a $100 tuition discount

B. donate your $100 discount to Usdan’s scholarship fund and help another Usdan family in need of tuition assistance

  • every $100 donated will be matched by a generous donor

As the parent or caregiver of a Usdan child, you have intimate knowledge of how Usdan provides a safe and beautiful space for children to find their creative voice. 

If you believe Usdan is a valuable place for children, we hope you will take a few minutes today to think of a child in your life who would thrive at camp and share our program with them.

Since our founding in 1968, over 40,000 campers have come to our forested campus for an immersive arts experience that fosters friendship and shared enthusiasm among young artists. By passing Usdan on to a friend, you will extend our reach to even more passionate young artists so that we can continue to provide this unique camp experience to children for many years to come.

Thank you for helping us grow our community.

How it works 

  1. Share Usdan's program with a friend or family member. 
    • Looking for some language to share with your friend? Email your request to
  2. Should the family enroll, have them enter your full name in the "Friend Referral" field on the enrollment form
  3. A Usdan staff member will followup with you to ask if you would like to take the tuition discount, or donate it to Usdan's scholarship fund. 

Usdan’s Friend Referral Matching program has been made possible in part thanks to the generosity of the Charles family, including alumnus Maura Charles, Peter Charles, and student Ella Charles.