1. Students are to arrive 5-10
minutes before the session begins, check in and receive a name badge to wear.
2. Students are to remain in
the ballroom during the session. No wandering around the building or property
prior to, during or after the session. If a student must be excused from the
ballroom during the session for any reason, or leave early they must get
permission from a chaperone first. Parents agree to pick students up on time.
Arts Impact Foundation is only responsible for students during class time.
3. Parents are welcome to drop
student off, or wait in the lobby or patio areas. Due to the limited space
available for observers, it is required that parents wishing to observe from
inside the ballroom, sign up as chaperones. Exception: Feb. Mother/Son & Father/Daughter Waltz and yearly
Guest Session when space permits.
4. Students are to treat all
property with respect, understanding they are guests. If a student breaks or
damages property, parents agree to pay for said damage.
5. Students will not verbalize
unkind remarks, profanity, coarse jokes or any other inappropriate language.
6. Cameras are only allowed in the ballroom during the February
session (Mother/son Father/Daughter). Exception: Arts Impact Foundation's
photography committee, responsible for posting pictures to online photo site. Families
may apply to serve on photography committee or take video and pictures in the
lobby before and after the session. Students and parents agree that student's
image (pictures) may be used by Arts Impact Foundation for the purpose of
promoting said programs and fund-raising.
7. Students will not chew gum in the ballroom and will turn cell
8. Students will give Arts Impact Foundation 24 hr. advance
notice if missing a session and may be required a semi-private lesson ($10) to
make-up the dance steps missed so they will not slow down the class. By
appointment, students are allowed to make-up a missed class at another
9. Christmas Ball may be combined with another location. See
front of registration form for date/location. Location and dates for ALL
sessions subject to change for uncontrollable circumstances including but not
limited to weather, facility problems or illness.
10. Students and parents agree to abide by dress code, to be
respectful of chaperone's decisions regarding dress code enforcement and will
refrain from arguing with chaperones in the case their student is excused or
required to wear a cover up. If a chaperone deems outfit to be inappropriate or
outside the Praise & Dance Dress Code in any way at the discretion of the
chaperone, student will be given a cover up to wear or will be excused from
dancing. If excused from dancing, student is required to sit at the
registration table just outside ballroom until picked up by a parent. Any
parent that has a problem with the dress code or the authority of the
chaperones to enforce the dress code as they deem appropriate should not sign
up for this cotillion program. Parents or students refusing to submit to the
authority of a chaperone regarding dress code enforcement will result in
dismissal from cotillion for the remainder of the season without refund.
11. To keep ratio of girls/boys even girls will be put on
pending status waiting for offsetting enrollment from a boy, unless they sign
up with one. Returning boys may offset returning girls only to give returning
girls advantage to get in. New girls move to top of pending list by submitting
a registration from a new boy in the same age group. To count toward offset,
Boys must write the name of the girl they are offsetting on their registration
prior to turning in. Pending status does not entitle student to drop and
receive refund. No refunds, except at the option of AIF in rare occurrence
class cannot be balanced. While holding your spot, every effort is made to
balance class ratio. Decisions to refund are not made until very close to
12. Tuition for season is $220 by early enrollment and $240 after plus $20 family registration for new families. 4th
child (immediate family only) may register at the reduced rate of $90. Tuition
is $240 for balances carried beyond 1st session. Extended payments: $60 down payment each, + 3 ($60) pmts (Nov/Dec/Jan) plus $20 first time family registratin. All fees/deposits/tuition
is non-refundable, however, tuition may be transferred to a NEW student, same
gender and age group. Transfer Deadline is 7 days prior to 1st session.
Missed payments may result in being dropped from the program with no refund,
unless special arrangement for payment has been made. Parents agree to pay $25 additional fee
for a check returned NSF.
the undersigned legal parent/guardian have read the policies, gone over them
with minor(s) participating in the program and agree to Dress Code/Code of Conduct/Policies stated here. I understand and agree that parent or studentís uncooperative
behavior or failure to abide by policies will result in dismissal from the
program with no refund. I understand there are no refunds under any
circumstances. I assume all risks and hazards to participating in the activity
and do hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify and agree to hold harmless and
defend Arts Impact Foundation, itís officers, employees, duly authorized volunteers
and facilities and agents of each (Arts Impact Foundation and facilities) from
and against any and all liability, loss, damage, expense, costs of every
nature, and causes of action, except for the sole negligence or willful
misconduct of the Facility or Arts Impact Foundation, arising out of or in
connection with participation in Praise & Dance. The undersigned affirms
s/he is authorized to bind the above organizations/individuals. Use additional
form for additional students.