WE LOVE traditional and participatory dance, music and song, especially those with roots in English and North American culture. We believe in the joy and strength they bring to individuals and communities, and we are committed to their vitality and sustainability. Read more about our traditions... 

What's New

Camp Changes in 2015

See FAQs, a letter from David Millstone, and other info.


We’re pleased to announce the CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award for 2014 will be presented to Jim Morrison of Charlottesville, VA on November 22; details later.

Southwest Regional Organizers Conference (SWROC)

SWROC is coming right up on September 19-21 in Albuquerque. Register soon for this exciting gathering of dance organizers from throughout the Southwest!

Centennial Tour Communities Chosen

Seven groups have been chosen to be our local partners for the CDSS Centennial Tour; details will be announced later. Thanks to everyone who applied - we wish we could visit you all!