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Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts is a performing arts school based in Wheatley Heights, NY that was founded in 1968. As of 2019 they had $9.2 million in revenue and $7.6 million in assets.

Usdan is the nation's preeminent not-for-profit day camp for the arts. Profiled in The New York Times and in Time Magazine, Usdan has been declared a "Best Of" camp by TimeOutNY/Kids, and by NY Metro Parents.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Usdan Center For The Creative And Performing Arts.

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Program areas at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Summer Program is made up of 5 principal departments in the arts, as well as programs in nature, recreation and chess. These departments provide up to 1,600 students with daily classes, rehearsals, performance, and exhibition opportunities. The music department's compressive instructional program features concert bands, orchestras, jazz ensembles, and numerous choirs/chamber music ensembles. Performances are presented in studios and in the 900 seat Andrew and Lily McKinley Amphitheater. The theater department offers classes, rehearsals, and performances in the Lemberg Drama Center, a complex of theaters, teaching studios, sets, props, and costume shops. The art department consists of more than 2 dozen studios, a design center, and dedicated buildings containing kilns. Through the artist-in-residence program,students work & create art with world class artists, musicians & performers.

Form 990s for Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Oct 22, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Oct 18, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Sep 25, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jul 22, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,843,774
Program services$7,288,577
Investment income and dividends$55,613
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$14,550
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$36,170
Total revenues$9,238,684

Vendors for Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Schall and Ashenfarb CPAsTax accounting2020-10-22
██████Content management system software2020-02-29
██████Fundraising software2020-02-29
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-02-29
██████████CRM software2020-02-29
█████████Content management system software2020-02-29
███████████ ██████████Advertising$246,3352019-09-01
██████ ███Software2018-08-21
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
David SchecherChief Financial Officer-July 25, 2018
Amy SchecherDean-July 25, 2018
████ █████Executive Director Emeritus$248,662June 12, 2020
██ ████████Director of Marketing and Communications-July 25, 2018
██████ █████████Director of Development-Oct. 9, 2018
█████ ████████Director of Admissions and Student Placement-July 31, 2018
█████ ██████Director of Education-July 25, 2018
███████ █████Senior Director of Student Affairs-July 25, 2018
█████ █████Director of Facilities-July 25, 2018
██████ █████Double Bass Instructor and Orchestra Director-July 25, 2018
...and 11 more key personnel

Peer performing arts schools

1Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BCM)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionBrooklyn, NY
2Kaufman Music Center501(c)(3)$8.7 millionNew York, NY
3Third Street Music School Settlement501(c)(3)$9.3 millionNew York, NY
4Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy501(c)(3)$2.6 millionBrooklyn, NY
5Education Through Music501(c)(3)$5.1 millionNew York, NY
6Music Conservatory of Westchester501(c)(3)$3.3 millionWhite Plains, NY
7Bloomingdale School of Music501(c)(3)$2.4 millionNew York, NY
8Mozartina Musical Arts Conservatory501(c)(3)$3.5 millionTarrytown, NY
9Play on Philly (POP)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionPhiladelphia, PA
10Old Town School of Folk Music501(c)(3)$12 millionChicago, IL
11Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts501(c)(3)$2.7 millionBerkeley Heights, NJ
12Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA)501(c)(3)$8.2 millionMountain View, CA
13Brooklyn Music School501(c)(3)$3.1 millionBrooklyn, NY
14Flint Institute of Music (FIM)501(c)(3)$10 millionFlint, MI
15California Jazz Conservatory (CJC)501(c)(3)$3.5 millionBerkeley, CA
16Community Music Center (CMC)501(c)(3)$5.8 millionSan Francisco, CA
17Shepherd University501(c)(3)$11 millionLos Angeles, CA
18Music Institute of Chicago (MIC)501(c)(3)$6.3 millionEvanston, IL
19Suzuki School of Newton501(c)(3)$2.8 millionWaban, MA
20Levine Music501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
21National Children's Chorus (NCC)501(c)(3)$3.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
22Goodspeed Musicals501(c)(3)$11 millionEast Haddam, CT
23South Shore Conservatory501(c)(3)$5.2 millionHanover, MA
24Crowden Music Center501(c)(3)$3.5 millionBerkeley, CA
25Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM)501(c)(3)$2.9 millionOmaha, NE