River Tree Arts

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Policies, Registration Information & 2014-2015 Calendar

River Tree Arts follows the RSU 21 calendar (Kennebunk/Kennebunkport/Arundel): No classes: 10/13, 11/11, 11/25-11/26, 1/19, 2/16-2/20, 4/20-4/24.
Classes close for winter break 12/12 & resume 1/12.
Music lessons close for winter break December 19 & resume January 5.

Registration Policies for Art & Group Music Classes

Registration Information:
Registration takes place prior to the beginning of each session. Students are not considered registered until payment has been made. Students registering mid-session will be charged for lessons or classes remaining in the month or session. River Tree Arts accepts Visa, Mastercard and Discover by phone or checks by mail or in person.

Please register for group classes in art, music, theater, and dance online. Registration is not complete until payment is made.
If you are unable to register online, please call us at 207.967.9120 or drop in during our business hours to sign up for a class.
Payment

Withdrawal and Refund Policy:
You may withdraw from a course at least one week prior to the first class and receive a 100% refund. If you withdraw less than a week prior to the first class, you will receive a 50% refund. There are no refunds once a class begins. If River Tree Arts cancels a course, you will receive a 100% refund in the same form as the original payment was made or choose to be issued a credit towards a future class (credit must be used within one year of issue).

Cancellation Policy
If RSU 21 closes due to inclement weather, all group classes and private music lessons will be canceled. If RSU 21 has early dismissal, there will be no afterschool classes or private lessons. Make ups will be scheduled by the end of the session. River Tree Arts reserves the right to cancel courses, substitute instructors, change course times, and limit enrollment. Every attempt will be made to run after school classes in the event the primary instructor is not available: this includes substitute teachers and/or changing the class theme for the day.

Conditions:
Students under 18 must have the prior approval of RTA staff to register for adult classes, unless class is designated Adult & Teen.
River Tree Arts will assume no responsibility for any loss, personal or physical.
With enrollment, a student consents to being photographed in classes or activities which may be used by River Tree Arts in future promotional efforts without specific written permission from the student. Parents must notify RTA staff if they do not want their child photographed.
Students who create a distracting or challenging environment may be dismissed without refund after a faculty warning and conference with the parent.

PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS

At River Tree Arts, we have an amazing group of music teachers who provide private lessons for students of all ages & abilities.
We offer one free trial lesson for adults & children. No commitment necessary. Call 207-967-9120 to reserve your lessons today.

Private music lessons are available throughout the week.

Ongoing enrollment is always available.

Fall/Winter Semester: September 8-January 23 (16 weeks) $400.00
Winter/Spring Semester: January 26-May 29 (16 weeks) $400.00
Summer Semester: June 1-August 29. Please call for more information on pricing & lesson times.

Semester registration available online: http://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/rivertree/eventList.jsp

Installment plan available with credit card on file:
Fall/Winter- Payment #1: prior to 9/8, $200.  Payment #2: November 2, $200.
Winter/Spring- Payment #1: prior to 1/26, $200. Payment #2: March 23, $200.
If you need additional payment options, please contact Ellen@rivertreearts.org or at 207.967.9120.

River Tree Arts follows the RSU 21 calendar (Kennebunk/Kennebunkport/Arundel): No classes: 10/13, 11/11, 11/25-11/26, 1/19,
Classes close for winter break 12/19 & resume 1/5.

All holidays & scheduled school closings are represented within the semester fee.
Lessons are available 2/17-2/19 & 4/21-4/23 with reduced hours, for an additional fee.

Attendance:
All lessons missed due to an instructor absence or weather cancellation will be made up within the semester: lessons can not roll into the next semester.

Students enrolled are allowed ONE excused lesson per semester.  A lesson will be excused if we are notified by phone by 10am the day the lesson is scheduled; the lesson will be made up during the semester.  Please call RTA, not faculty, to notify us of a missed lesson: 207-967-9120.

Failure to notify RTA will result in an unexcused absence & will not be credited, refunded or made up at a future date.   Missing more than ONE excused lesson, even with prior notification, will not be credited, refunded or made up at a future date.  We value our faculty member’s time & commitment to RTA and ask private lesson students to adhere to their lesson schedules.

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Return Check Policy:
River Tree Arts charges a fee of $25.00 on every returned check.

Information We Collect
When you donate, become a member or register for a course you are required to provide personal and contact information. This information is used to manage your account, complete business and contact you about your account and various services we offer.
The information we collect is compliant with U.S. regulatory guidelines and includes, but is not limited to your name, physical address, telephone number and email addressa . Additionally, we may record and retain your communications with us for quality control purposes as well as for assistance in resolving misunderstandings.

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