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Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp is an educational summer camp located in New Milford, Connecticut. The camp was established in 1942 by Dr. Ernst Bulova and his wife Ilse, Austrian educators who had studied under Maria Montessori.

Later history

Campers hang out on the Gong

In 2015, the camp was purchased by Noah Salzman, a former camper, from Mickey and Laura Morris. In 2020, the camp was sold and has become a not-for-profit camp, with alumni Antonia Steinberg serving as President of the board. Former camper and counselor Scott Kraiterman serves as the camp's current director.

Notable staff and alumni

  • Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's
  • Sadie Dupuis, guitarist and singer in rock band Speedy Ortiz
  • Kerri Green, actress best known for her roles in The Goonies and Lucas
  • Erica Jong, novelist, satirist, and poet, known for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying
  • Myq Kaplan, standup comedian
  • Nicholas Kaufmann, author of horror fiction, urban fantasy, and adventure fiction
  • Ellen Kempner, singer and guitarist in Palehound
  • Elle King, singer and musician
  • Ezra Koenig, frontman and singer of indie rock band Vampire Weekend
  • Ezra Miller, actor in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and as The Flash in Warner Bros' Justice League
  • Griffin Newman, actor on The Tick and Search Party
  • Lionel Shriver, novelist
  • Henry Sapoznik, musician and music historian specializing in klezmer music.
  • Dana Wickens, producer and drummer at Earwolf
  • Jason Zimbler, former child actor (Clarissa Explains It All)
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