What ages do you accept to the program?
At the Summer Acting Camp, we accept students ages 5 to 15. Students not in the aforementioned age bracket (both younger or older) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Do you still have space at the camp?
I contacted your company but I haven't received a response yet.
Did you check your spam folder? Our emails often land there so make sure you check your spam folder as well as your inbox! Also, we maintain a minimal staff during the non-summer months (to keep the cost of tuition down) and it may take us a few days to get back to you!
How do I enroll? What is the registration process?
Registration opens January 1st. Simply click on the link entitled "ENROLL" located in the menu at the top of this page to fill out our registration form. Payment is required at the time of registration. Once you've successfully registered and paid, you'll receive a confirmation email and that's it! One week before your selected session begins, you'll received a "first-day details" email with all of the information you'll need to start camp! Make sure to check your spam folder as our emails sometimes land there!
Can you explain how the daily schedule works?
At the Summer Acting Camp, students are divided by age into groups. Groups range in size from 12 to 18 students. Each group rotates through 10 different classes daily. Every class is 40 minutes long. Additionally, there are two snack breaks as well as a lunch break. Classes begin at 8:00 am and end at 3:30 pm - however, we offer FREE extended care beginning at 7:30 am and ending at 5:30 pm. To see an example of the daily schedule, please click HERE.
What should I do if I have to pick my child up early?
No problem! Simply give us a note when you drop your child off in the morning informing us as to when you'll be picking up your child that day. Early pick ups must be communicated on the day of by giving us a written note. If you need to pick up your child unexpectedly in the middle of the day, please call our office at 818-957-1619 and follow the prompts to speak to the on-site camp coordinator.
Do you offer discounts or scholarships to students?
Yes, we do offer discounts! Discount codes can be found on our promotional materials (posters, flyers, postcards, etc.) By entering a valid discount code, the total tuition cost will be reduced by $30.00. Discount codes cannot be combined with the Early Bird tuition rate, cannot be applied to previously submitted applications and may only be used once per student. We also offer a special referral refund - please email us for more details. Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer scholarships.
Do you offer a payment plan?
The Theatrical Education Group cannot facilitate payment plans paid by check. However, if you have a PayPal account, you can choose “PayPal Credit” as your payment method. When selecting your payment option during the registration process, select "PayPal" and log in to your PayPal account. You can then choose the "PayPal Credit" option. This financing plan (offered through PayPal only) consists of no payments, no interest for 6 months! Contact PayPal for more details!
My child is going to miss part of the camp - can you prorate the tuition?
Our plans have changed - what’s your cancellation policy?
No problem! If you decide to cancel your enrollment for any reason from the date you submitted your registration form through the third day of the camp, you can receive a full refund of the tuition (minus a non-refundable $160 deposit per session). Beginning with the fourth day of camp, there is no refund available. You must notify us via email if you desire to cancel your enrollment. Please allow up to two weeks to process your cancellation.
How are students broken up into groups?
Is there a culminating event?
Yep, each session of the Summer Acting Camp culminates in a final performance on stage at the La Canada Playhouse (the same location as the camp). The performance takes place on the last day of the camp at 7:00 pm and admission is free. Students are expected to stay all day on the final day of camp for the dress rehearsal and dinner will be provided for the students. For more information, please click HERE.
Can my child attend only one week or half days? What if we have to miss a day?
Can my child attend both sessions? Are both sessions the same?
What level of training will my child receive? Does this camp require prior experience?
Are there any special supplies or clothes we need to bring?
I ordered a Summer Acting Camp t-shirt. When will I receive it?
Do you provide meals for the students or does my child need to bring a lunch?
What activities do you have for my child during the breaks, lunch and pick-up?
Do you share my information or email with outside parties?
No. Theatrical Education Group does not share any student and/or parent registration information with any other parties. Theatrical Education Group does not store or have access to any payment information (including but not limited to credit card information). All payments and refunds are handled directly through PayPal. Theatrical Education Group does not share email addresses with any outside parties, and emails from Theatrical Education Group are confined solely to communications regarding the Summer Acting Camp.
How is the Summer Acting Camp responding to COVID-19?
Click here to see our up-to-date reponse regarding COVID-19.