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Usdan University for adult campers

An Usdan University camper captures a moment.

An Usdan University camper captures a moment. Photo Credit: Handout

Remember the joy you felt as a kid when you headed off to summer camp? Pack your sneakers, because camp is back in session.

The Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts in Wheatley Heights, known for its summer arts camp for kids, is holding a one-day outing for adults. "Usdan University" features a summer's worth of events, including ceramics, painting, tennis and archery. Those whose artistry leans toward Broadway can take part in jazz dance or musical theater. There also will be a workshop on organic gardening. Bring your swimsuit if you want to take a dip in Usdan's Olympic-size pool. Lunch and a concert are included. At the end of the day, everyone gets ice cream, just like real camp.

Usdan University is Friday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.; cost is $65 a person, but two or more people registering together pay $50 each. For information, call 631-643-7900, or go to

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