General Studio Policies

Edgemoor Art Studio, Inc. complies with Virginia State Law, for with the most recently updated health guidance. As of 2/17/2022, in accordance with the updated Virginia law, mask-wearing is optional for students and campers. We highly respect each and every family to make their own decisions for their child/teen. Students may continue to wear masks if they choose to, but masks will not be required.

Edgemoor teachers and program staff always have, and will continue to respect the decisions of each individual family. Our mission is to provide a welcoming, safe, and nurturing environment for every parent, student, and employee.

Restrooms are sanitized, and surfaces are cleaned frequently. Children wash hands with soap & water frequently. Classes/camps are 2-3 hours maximum duration.

For the 2021-2022 classes and Summer Camp Art Rocks! 2022, outside drop-off and pick up will continue. Only enrolled students/campers may enter the studio unless for pre-arranged tours. Snack is provided in classes and camps, but each child must please bring their own refillable water bottle, which will go home each day.

The water fountain is open for students to refill their own water bottles, but they must not drink from the water fountain. Staff members are supervising at all times.

No sickness allowed – if your child has a fever or symptoms of any illness, please keep him/her at home and let us know how we may help. If your child becomes ill during any class or camp, your child will be assisted and comforted, and you will be required to pick up your child. We have CPR and First Aid trained staff in the facility. Please read all information on registration forms and in our Parent Portal.

Thank you!

Emails are sent from: info@edgemoorartstudioinc.com

 

 

 

 

Emails will be sent from:

info@edgemoorartstudioinc.com

 

 Studio Food Allergy & Policies

Edgemoor Art Studio , Inc. is a peanut/nut free school and snacks are provided by program staff. Students/campers bring their own refillable water bottle.

All student enrollment forms and payment authorizations are required to be updated annually prior to each new studio school-year, in order to attend classes. Thank you.

We offer a school-year program September – June!

Tuition is based on a 36 week school year and is divided into 10 equal monthly installments, however, you may enroll at anytime during the school year. Registration and the first month’s tuition are due at registration.  A child/teen enrolling in our art program is considered enrolled for the school year. Monthly payments are equal each month, regardless whether some months have 2, 3, 4. or 5 weeks or are shortened due to planned school breaks or holidays. The yearly amount is simply spread across 10 monthly installments. Tuition includes all instruction, materials, and snacks at each class. Holidays are factored into yearly tuition cost. Our tuition payment schedule begins August 25th and ends May 25th. (Actual school year class schedule is September – June. – please note our studio schedule on the “Schedule” page on this site.

IMPORTANT:  Studio emails are sent from:  info@edgemoorartstudioinc.com

We welcome all families to enroll at any time during our school year program

REGISTRATION FEE:

$25 one- time FAMILY registration fee for NEW families only.

PAY IN FULL DISCOUNT:

5% discount for year payment in full. No refunds or credits are given for early withdrawal or classes not taken. All tuition paid to the studio is non-refundable. Receipts and annual statements will be available to view and/or print in the parent portal. When you register online, your email is your portal access.

SIBLING DISCOUNTS:

1st child no discount; all siblings receive a 10% discount (classes and camps).

MONTHLY TUITION BILLING AND PAYMENTS INFORMATION:

Monthly installment fees ( x 10 installments for the school-year classes) are processed automatically on the 25th of the month for the following months tuition. Families use the parent portal to view accounts, pay outstanding tuition fees, update card info, register for classes, etc.  There is a $5 fee for any transaction that requires us to reprocess your card manually, due to being declined for payment or any other reason. We will send you an email confirmation of enrollment, upon receipt of your registration.

Timely payment is your responsibility and  accounts must remain in good standing and all tuition payments current, in order for your child to attend classes.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY:

We require 30-day written withdrawal notice via email at which time you will be charged a withdrawal fee equal to one months tuition. Due to our busy schedule, notifying a teacher or assistant by telephone is not an acceptable method for withdrawal. Please see us in person at outside drop off, or email us at info@edgemoorartstudioinc.com

At the time that written notification of withdrawal has been acknowledged by our office, you will be charged a fee equal to one month’s tuition at that time. We are not able to offer credits or refunds for missed classes beyond our ‘make-up’ policy as outlined. All tuition paid to the studio is non-refundable.

REFUND POLICY:

Tuition is Non-Refundable; make-up classes are available according to our class make up policy. No refunds are available for summer classes not taken.

Refunds or credits cannot be given in the case of a missed class. A full refund will be given only in the event that Edgemoor Art Studio, Inc. cancels a session. We reserve the right to cancel any class not meeting minimum enrollment requirements – full refunds will be given in this case.

CLASS MAKE-UP:

As long as you have paid your child’s tuition and your account is in good standing, you can take one make-up at the same class level for any missed classes within a period of one month. Make-up classes cannot be carried over from one session to another semester. If your child is unable to attend his/her class, please give us 24 hours notice. Please note:

GUESTS:

In order to not disturb the class, and to strictly observe our “STUDENTS ONLY” policy, ONLY registered students may remain in the studio. Thank you for your understanding.

WAIT LIST:

Our classes are sized to ensure the maximum standard for students. Instruction is provided by a designated Lead Teacher and one to two Assistants. If a class becomes filled, we will place your child/children on a waiting list and notify you when space becomes available.

PICK-UP POLICY:

We take the safety of your children very seriously.  An enrollment form (to be updated annually), must be completed and signed for each child registered prior to leaving your child in the studio. NO exceptions. Parents/guardians are required to accompany students when arriving and departing and are required to sign in and out of the studio at every class. Older siblings may not drop off or pick up children unless they are 18 years or older, and the studio has been notified in writing of the name of an authorized individual. Any and all changes to the information contained on the enrollment form must be submitted in writing for said changes to take effect. We are unable to accommodate your child prior to class time as we are preparing materials for his/her class. Please pick up your child promptly at the end of class.

DRESS CODE:

We like to get messy with our creativity! Art overflows onto clothing!  Please bring an old shirt in a gallon sized zip loc bag or similar for your child. Please have your child dressed appropriately for class.

EMAIL:

We send out important notices regarding upcoming events, class happenings, and registration information throughout each session. Please check your email regularly and please give us your most current email address. Please locate updates and information on our website and Facebook, before calling and requesting a return email. Emails are sent from info@edgemoorartstudioinc.com

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

We will be sending out important notices and information by email through the parent portal, and on our website and Facebook.  Be sure the check our homepage frequently for these notices and reminders. We DO NOT send out personal emails regarding schedules, weather announcements, etc. All such information is readily available through our website portal and social media page.

INCLEMENT WEATHER CLOSINGS:

The studio generally follows PWCS for inclement weather closings but not always: EAS reserves the right to adjust this information for our studio location. If severe weather is imminent, a reminder message will be sent through the parent portal on our website, and our Facebook page, announcing any closings by 2:30pm on the day of the inclement weather. It is your responsibility to check the parent portal and Social Media page for information. There are no make-ups for inclement weather unless in certain circumstances. In these cases you will be notified. Please check spam filters on your email provider to ensure that you are receiving our communications: info@edgemoorartstudioinc.com

ELECTRONIC DEVICES:

Because the success of the studio is based on the interaction among the students and with the teacher, cell phones may NOT be used in class, unless in a verifiable emergency, and NO other electronic devices are permitted during class.

DONATIONS:

Temporary: We would welcome any recyclable donations for our classes and upcoming camps! TP and paper towel cardboard tubes, lace, ribbons, buttons, bottle tops, etc., are always accepted and appreciated! Thank you!