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Registration/Cancellation Policy

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Find the camp you want.
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Click on the button and follow the on screen instructions.

You can also register the following ways:
Phone:415-924-6442 Direct
888-497-3553 Toll Free
Mail: Download & Print the registration form, then mail to:
350 Ignacio Blvd Suite 101
Novato, CA 94949
Fax: Download & Print the registration form, then fax to:
415 924 6477

Registration Process

  1. Select a Program
  2. Register
  3. Student Info
  4. Parent Info
  5. Additional Info
  6. Billing Info
  7. Verify/Payment
  8. Confirmation Email
  9. Supplemental Forms
  10. Info Packet (May)
  11. Camp Start
"The communication with Abby and with Karen was excellent, they were very helpful, kind, and they always solved my doubts and gave me precise and needed information."
- Patricia H.

Please call us to speak to one of our staff. We can answer all of your questions and register you at the same time.

Peace of Mind Policy

What is your Refund Policy?

If you have to cancel, for any reason, we will issue you a CAMP CREDIT for all tuition fees paid, valid through the following calendar year.  Your CAMP CREDIT is transferable to any family member and may be used at any US Performing Arts Camp/Workshop.  Prior to May 1 cash refunds will be given only with the purchase of Cancellation Protection (see terms below)

Leaving After Check-in

After a camper has checked in at camp, if they need to leave for any reason, no credits or refunds will be given for the current session or any sessions to follow. Any campers dismissed for cause by USPA or university staff will not receive any credits or refunds for any and all programs for which they are registered. Students sent home in violation of our rules, for medical reasons, at the discretion of the student, family, or US Performing Arts will receive no refund. Campers found in violation of the code of conduct will be dismissed immediately from the program and housing. Parents will be responsible for all fees, arrangements, and transportation immediately following dismissal.

Cancellation Protection

US Performing Arts offers our camp families Cancellation Protection for $100 per session, due at the time of registration. Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of your camp tuition fees paid to date if you cancel for any reason prior to May 1 or a Camp Credit if you cancel after May 1 and prior to one week before the start of your camp. (Please note: $100 Cancellation Protection and $150 Registration fee are non-refundable.) With Cancellation Protection, if you cancel after your final payment due date of May 1, we will issue you a camp credit for your tuition payments made. Your camp credit will be transferable to an immediate family member and can be used for any US Performing Arts Camp/Workshop. For camps running in 2017, camp vouchers are valid through 2018.

Cancellation by US Performing Arts

In the unlikely event that US Performing Arts Camps cancels your camp session, we will refund only your camp tuition and registration fee. Camper waives any and all damages that may otherwise arise out of any camp cancellation and agrees to accept as liquidated damages said registration fees. (Please note: $100 Cancellation Protection and $150 Registration fee are non-refundable.)

Waitlist Procedure

Additional charges may apply to returned checks and credit card charge backs. Note: A registration fee of $150 will be applied to all students each season. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Returned Checks/Chargebacks

Payment in full is due at time of registration. We cannot allow students into sessions until all fees have been paid. We accept registrations right up to the start of programs where openings exist. Registrations made within 1 week of camp start date will incur the late registration fee. (See Late Registrations below.)

Commuter Students

On campuses where a commuter option is offered, commuter students will be responsible for the same Code of Conduct as the residential students regarding overall camp policies. In addition, commuters will be held responsible for arriving at camp each day at the appointed time and place. Students will not be admitted late to class. Commuter students are expected to be in class each day and no exceptions will be made for lateness or absence. Students dismissed from the camp/workshop for any breach of policy will not be refunded any portion of money paid. The commuter day is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Commuter students will be required to arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. each morning. Depending on the nature of the camp/workshop there may be some requirement to attend evening activities. A schedule, possibly subject to change, will be given to each student at orientation. The camp/workshops depend on collaborative learning experiences and are intended to be "serious fun" for students serious about trying new things and improving their craft.

Advertising and Publicity

By registering for any USPA program you agree that US Performing Arts Camps, Inc. retains the right to use, for publicity and advertising purposes, photographs of camper taken at camp.

Musical Theater Conservatory Policy


In order to audition, you must be registered with your deposit and audition fees paid. Audition material should be sent immediately after registering. Audition material will be considered promptly after receipt. Once you have been notified of your acceptance, you will have five (5) days to inform us of your intention to attend. The final payment must be received by May 1st. If accepted, the deposit plus the $150 non-refundable registration fee will be applied to the cost of the program. For those accepted to the program, but who choose not to attend, no monies will be refunded. Those not accepted to the program will have their deposit and registration fee, minus a $50 audition fee, returned with their notification. STUDENTS WHO DO NOT SEND ANY AUDITION MATERIALS FORFEIT ALL MONIES PAID. Only those serious about attending should apply.

Cancellations for Musical Theater Conservatory



 *Tuition includes room, & meals.
 *Registration Fees, Lab Fees, weekend stays, and airport transportation fees are not included in Tuition and are additional.
 *Commuter (where offered) includes lunch. Lab Fees, weekend stays, and airport transportation are not included and are additional.
 **Tuition for Boot Camps, such as College Audition Boot Camp, does not include room and meals or airport transportation.

 ***Locations, Prices, Dates, Directors, and Faculty subject to change without notice. The faculty is comprised of professional industry artists and college professors representing their schools.  Images are of USPA programs, but may not represent actual program or location. If you have questions or need help registering, please call 888-497-3553 or 415 924-6442
 **USPA highly recommends that students secure travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, and/or medical emergency.

If you have questions or need help registering, please call 888-497-3553

 **  USPA highly recommends that students secure travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, and/or medical emergency.

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