National Clown Organizations

  • Clowns of America International
    The purpose of Clowns of America International is to share, educate, and act as a gathering place for serious minded amateurs, semiprofessionals, and professional clowns. COAI provides its membership with necessary resources that allow them to further define and improve their individual clown character.

    Clowns of America, International
    P.O. Box 1171
    Englewood FL 34295-1171
    Toll Free: 877-816-6941
  • World Clown Association
    The world clown association exists to serve the needs of the members of the Association, to serve the needs of local affiliate clown alleys, and to promote the art of clowning throughout the world.

    CHD Management LLC
    PO BOX 12215
    Merrillville, IN 46411
    (800) 336 - 7922
  • International Shrine Clown Association (ISCA)
    ISCA is an organization for Shrine Clowns.

    315 North Nebraska St.
    PO Box 102
    Marine, Illinois 62061-0102
  • Red Nose Response
    The mission of Red Nose Response is to serve and support all people by bringing smiles, joy, love and laughter to those who have been impacted by a catastrophe. To provide guidelines and train volunteers to work effectively with other humanitarian organizations while administering a unique form of comic relief.

    Red Nose Response, Inc.
    2660 Peachtree Road, NW, Suite 19A
    Atlanta, Georgia 30305
  • KIDabra International
    KIDabra International is a place for kidshow and family performers to grow, learn, network and prosper!

    KIDabra International, Inc.
    PO Box 1296
    Mocksville NC 27028
  • Humpty Dumpty Association
    The Humpty Dumpty Association provides educational and entertaining safety programs that help to lower the number of preventable traumatic brain injuries.

    Humpty Dumpty Association 503(c)3
    442 Dermondy Street
    Roselle, NJ 07203
  • Clowns Without Borders
    Clowns Without Borders offers laughter to relieve the suffering of all persons, especially children, who live in areas of crisis including refugee camps, conflict zones and territories in situations of emergency.

    Clowns Without Borders
    PO Box 460523
    San Francisco, CA 94146
  • Fellowship of Christian Clowns International
    A non-denominational, non-political, non-biased Christian clown fellowship.

    Fellowship of Christian Clowns International
    2050 Rocky Creek Rd
    Mansfield, GA 30055
  • Caring Clowns International
    All-volunteer charitable nonprofit organization with clowns across the United States and in several other countries

    Caring Clowns International
    P.O. Box 75 Suquamish
    WA 98392
  • Smiles Unlimited

    Smiles Unlimited is an inter-denominational clown ministry committed to excellence in clowning in nursing homes, health-care facilities, hospitals, handicap facilities, prisons and wherever the healing power of humor can best serve those in need.

    Smiles Unlimited
    Don “Doc” Berkoski
    PO Box 1413
    Palatine IL 60078

Online Clown Groups

  • The Clown Forum
    The Clown Forum is a social website where clowns from around the world can meet and exchange ideas. Membership is free.
  • The Clown Head Quarters
    The Clown Head Quarters is a new forum started by Steve Kissell and DJ Ehlert.

Clown Conventions, Camps and Schools

  • Actors Gymnasium
    The Actors Gymnasium
    Noyes Cultural Arts Center
    927 Noyes Street
    Evanston, Illinois 60201

    School for Circus and Performing Arts in Evanston, Illinois
  • Clown Camp
    Currently Closed - Offered clown education each summer for 30 year.

    Clown Camp
    14 Copeland Ave. Suite 101
    La Crosse, WI 54603
  • Clownfest
    Clown convention run by the National Clown Arts Project in Seaside Heights, New Jersey each September.

    N.C.A.P., Inc.
    240 Swimming River Road #C
    Colts Neck, NJ 07722-1528
  • Circus Magic Convention
    Clown convention run by Steve Kissell in Williamsburg, VA each February

    Circus Magic Convention
    1227 Manchester Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23508
  • Kentucky Clown Derby
    Clown convention run by Steve Kissell in Louisville, KY

    Kentucky Clown Derby
    1227 Manchester Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23508
  • Mooseburger Clown Arts Camp
    Week long clown camp run by Pricilla Mooseburger in Buffalo, MN each summer at the end of July or beginning of August.

    Pricilla Mooseburger Originals
    57 Birch Ave
    Maple Lake MN 55358
  • Nose to Nose
    Clowning workshops in Europe and the US

    Nose to Nose
    1 Bannisters Field,
    East Sussex BN8 4JS

Regional Clown Organizations

Local Clown Alleys and Organizations

Here are several clown alleys around the US. You can find more alleys on COAI's Clown Alley List.

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