Interesting Information About Usdan Camp
1. When is Usdan’s Summer 2011 Season and what is the tuition?
7-week program: June 27, 2011 - August 12, 2011, weekdays (closed Monday, July 4)
4-week program: June 27, 2011 - July 22, 2011, weekdays (closed Monday, July 4)
Usdan Center offers the 7-week and 4-week programs only at the dates specified.
Tuition for 7 weeks: $3,150 - $3,650 plus bus fees
Tuition for 4 weeks: $2,750 plus bus fees
2. What does my day consist of?
10:00 - 11:55 Major Interest
12:05 - 12:25 Lunch
12:35 - 12:55 Assembly
1:10 - 2:00 Swim
2:15 - 3:05 Minor Interest
Please note that the schedule above is a senior division schedule. Junior division schedules place the major interest in the afternoon and swim and the minor interest in the morning. At 3:05, students depart.
3. What is a Major Interest?
A major interest is the subject in which you have the greatest interest and desire to participate. Two periods a day are assigned to this activity. A pianist, for example, would choose Piano as a major, a dancer would choose Ballet and an art student might choose Ceramics or Painting.
4. What is a Minor Interest?
A minor interest is assigned to one period daily and is an opportunity for you to enjoy and experience another art form or recreation. We ask that each student choose 3 minor interests, but reserve the right to assign this activity. Please choose carefully for we may have to assign your third choice depending on availability.
5. Do I have to audition?
Usdan is interest based. Most subjects do not require an audition. The only areas that require auditions are Piano, Repertory Theater Companies, Jazz Ensemble, Usdan Ballet Intensive, Chamber Music, Jazz and Tap Major, and Vocal Jazz Minor. For audition information, please contact the Usdan Center New York Office at (212) 772-6060.
6. Is Usdan an overnight or a day camp?
Usdan is a day Center. We do not offer overnight facilities for our students. All of our campers are brought to the Center by bus daily.
7. What is the difference between Junior Division and Senior Division?
Junior Division: students who have completed 4th - 6th grades. Senior Division: students who have completed 7th-12th grades.
8. What is Partners in the Arts?
Partners is a program designed for students currently in the 2nd or 3rd Grade. In this program, each student is paired with a Counselor in Training who assists the student in getting from one class to another, making friends and getting the most out of their Usdan experience.
9. Do students swim?
All students swim for 1 period a day in Usdan’s olympic size swimming pools.
10. What happens when it rains?
Usdan is open every day, regardless of weather conditions. We recommend that all students carry a rain jacket or poncho with them in case the weather becomes rainy.