Frequently Asked Questions


We serve children entering grades Kindergarten-11th grade. Kindergarten students must be entering Kindergarten in September 2017 and have completed at least one year of Pre-K in order to participate.
Kindergarten – 2nd grade- June 26th – July 28th; 3rd – 11th grade- June 26th – July 29th
Kindergarten – 2nd grade – 8:00 am – 12:30 pm.
Our youngest Institute students participate in four arts classes throughout the day.3rd – 11th grade – 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Students participate in four - (1 hour) elective courses in the morning and one - (2 hour) concentration in the afternoons. We will make an effort to grant students two of their four top choices for the morning elective courses and one concentration course from the afternoon. Parents should discuss choices with their children before applying, as schedules will not be changed after enrollment. Students may receive classes that they did not select.{slider=How early can I drop off my child?}Early drop-off begins at 7:45 am. There is no charge for early drop-off
Aftercare takes place from 12:30 – 3:00 pm or 12:30 - 5:00 pm for K-2nd grade and 3:00 – 5:00 pm for 3rd – 11th grade after the main program is completed for the day. It is an available option for all students enrolled in summer camp at an additional fee. They are daily aftercare rates for occasional use.
GRADES K – 2ND CAMP COSTS  8:00 am - 12:30 pm - $510.00
8:00 am – 3:00 pm - $635.00
8:00 am – 5:00 pm - $755.00GRADES 3rd – 11th CAMP COSTS
8:00 am – 3:00 pm - $635.00
8:00 pm – 5:00 pm - $755.00A minimum of 1/3 of the total cost is due to complete enrollment. An official tuition invoice will be sent to the parent/guardian with initial payment.
Yes, financial aid is available. Interest can be indicated after submitting registration.
There is a $25 discount for returning students BEFORE May 8th. (Applies to students who attended in the past two years.) $50 discount for each additional child in same family.
CLOSING PERFORMANCES- Students must be available for both performances.
K & 2nd Thursday, July 27th @ 5pm
3rd – 11th (two performances) Friday, July 28th @ 6:30pm
Saturday, July 29th @ 12:30pm
All children are required to bring their own lunch and water bottle with snacks and drinks. Students staying for aftercare can bring additional snacks and drink as necessary.
Students will be given two camp T-SHIRTS that must be worn daily. Students should wear comfortable pair of shorts (not more than 5-inches above the knee), leggings, or pants. No flip-flops.
Yes, it is recommended that children be available for the entire 5-weeks in order to participate. The process of creating art requires DAILY ATTENDANCE for ALL students. Each class builds on the next and each student is a valuable member of the group. If more than 3 days of camp will be missed, it must be discussed at registration. There are no refunds or deductions for missed days due to illness or vacation plans.