Registration: A non-refundable fee of $35 per child is required yearly at time of registration.
Tuition: Tuition covers a guaranteed 40 weekly classes per year (July – June). Your tuition payment will be the same every month regardless of how many classes you receive that month. Tuition is a fee based on the number of hours per week that your child dances with us. The annual fee is divided into 12 equal payments. Tuition must be paid by credit card payment or automatic withdrawals from your bank account on the 25th of every month. Tuition is non-refundable. Tuition and registration fees do not include dancewear, recital costumes, recital tickets, exam fees, exam music, exam extra classes, exam wear, competition entry fees, competition costumes, competition extra classes, Summit wear, track suits. These are extra costs to the student when applicable and are NON-REFUNDABLE.
Fees upon registration: Upon registration you will be charged the following: First months tuition and registration fee, Skirt and Ears – Angelina Ballerina ONLY.
Year End Recital Costume fees will be charged to your account on NOVEMBER 15: Preschool, Angelina, Funky Feet – $70.00, All Primary/Jr levels – $80.00, Inter/Teen Levels – $88.00. If you are registering after this date your Year End Recital Costume will be charged on MARCH 15.
Exam fees (if applicable) will be charged on November 15 – $40.00
Declined Payments: A $30 fee will be added to any account for the following reasons: expired credit cards, returned payments and NSF. ALL OF THESE REASONS WILL BE CHARGED AN EXTRA $30.00 DECLINED PAYMENT FEE. This fee is charged back to us from our banking institution for all of the above reasons which in turn is passed onto you. The following steps will be taken when dealing with NSF’s.1. $30.00 fee will automatically be added to account, 2. Fee will go up to $50.00 if we have not heard from you by the 30th. 3. Child will be pulled from classes if no contact has been made by the 5th of the following month.
Class Times: Summit School of Dance and Music reserves the right to change class times, days, and teachers. These changes are due to the fact that we cannot guarantee enrolment. Every effort will be made to keep classes on the same day. Please note if changes are required you will be given a minimum of one weeks notice.
Examination: All students in Primary – Teen levels (Dance) will be invited to participate in an examination with their class (excluding modern/lyrical, musical theatre and hip hop). This is a wonderful opportunity for each student to receive feedback from a professional examiner. All exam material is taught in class and each student will be well prepared for this wonderful experience. Upon completion of the examination each student will receive an individual adjudication sheet as well as a certificate of completion or a medal depending on the grade being studied. This is such a worthwhile experience and we are so pleased to offer this to you. The examination will cost $40 per exam. You can opt out of the Examination by filling out an “opt out” form which is posted on our website. Opt out dates and information regarding exams will be provided to each family eligible for an examination.
Withdrawal: Withdrawal will only be accepted on the following two dates: October 1st and January 30. All withdrawals must be done in writing by sending an email to dance @summitschoolofdance.com requesting the withdrawal link. Your withdrawal will not be official until we receive this form back.. We do not take withdrawals from 8, 10 or 12 week programs. If you decide to withdraw from the studio your Year End Recital Costume as well as attire are non refundable. If you withdraw from the studio after costumes have been ordered you may receive a different costume than was shown to you.
Dress Code: Each class has a specific dress code (excluding Tiny Toes and Kids on the Move). I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain the correct dress requirements. The studio may offer to order the items on my behalf but these items will be final sale – non-refundable and cannot be exchanged. I understand that it may take between 2 – 4 weeks for my items ordered to arrive. Students waiting for dance attire to arrive should wear comfy clothing, indoor shoes, bare feet or grip socks. Jeans are not permitted in any class.
Photography Consent: I hereby give my permission to have my child’s image displayed on the website, advertising or in the studio acknowledging no names will be used.
Parent Code of Ethics: All Summit staff are to be treated with respect. Families must refer to their instructor as Ms. or Mr. and the instructor’s first name. Any rude or malicious communication whether via email, phone or in person will not be tolerated. We want to ensure all questions, concerns, and suggestions are properly addressed and would be happy to discuss all of the above in a calm respectful manner.
Studio Correspondence: I agree to take responsibility to ensure all correspondence sent out by the studio is received. I understand that I will not be refunded for charges that occur to my account due to missing a deadline. I understand that the studio is a “paperless” office.
Correspondence is sent out and can be found in the following places:
Customer Portal on the home page of www.summitschoolofdance.com.
Email will be sent to the address we have on file. It is your responsibility to keep this email address update. If you would like to change this email address or anything else on your account, please visit the Customer Portal on the home page of www.summitschoolofdance.com.
All studio closures and upcoming events are listed on the studio calendar which is located on the home page of www.summitschoolofdance.com.