2018 TUITION, FEES & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

2018 Day Camper: $590

Day Campers are at the Orchestra Project 9am to 5pm. Tuition includes all camp activities, camp t-shirt, and VCU recreation pass, but no meals. Private lesson included in tuition!

2018 Overnight Camper: $1,115

The resident camper fee includes tuition, camp t-shirt, 7 days, 6 nights in double occupancy rooms, all meals, and VCU recreation pass. For more information on Resident Campers, click here.  Private lesson included in tuition!

*Please note: does not include non-refundable application fee outlined below. 

APPLICATION & AUDITION DEADLINES
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March 1, 2018- Early Bird Deadline, Application Fee $20

March 30, 2018 - Regular Deadline, Application Fee $40

Learn more about audition requirements!

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

  • $20 non-refundable application fee due at time of registration (after March 1 application fee is $40)
  • $200 non-refundable deposit due upon acceptance (notification of acceptance occurs before or around April 10).
  • Final Balance due by May 10, 2018
  • No refunds will be granted after May 10, 2018

Late Audition – Considered case by case
Auditions submitted after March 30 will be considered if there are vacancies. Please inquire via email.

NOTIFICATION
Notification of acceptance: On or before April 10, 2018. Students will be notified by email. Students must accept or decline their invitation into String Intensive within one week of receiving the invitation.  Students not accepted into String Intensive will automatically be enrolled into String Odyssey.

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL LESSONS • $75/hour
One private lesson hour is automatically included in the tuition. Optional private lessons may be available are taught by Orchestra Project faculty for an additional $75 fee per person.  Lesson slots are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Lessons are held during camp hours. Camp staff will be in touch about a mechanism to sign up for an extra lesson.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STRING INTENSIVE
VCUarts is generously sponsoring a limited number of merit  scholarships, specifically earmarked for talented String Intensive Students.  Scholarships are partial awards, no full scholarships are available.  Students who have registered and submitted an audition by March 1 will automatically be considered for a Merit Scholarship.

FAMILY DISCOUNT
We offer a 10% tuition discount for families registering more than 1 student! After the first student has been registered, a 10% discount is applied to each additional student.

NEED-BASED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Financial assistance application deadline: the application for financial assistance is due when students accept their invitation into String Intensive (within one week of receiving acceptance into the camp)

A limited amount of financial assistance is available, based on need and on a first come, first-served basis.  Financial assistance is available for the tuition portion of camp only.  Dormitory portion of costs are not eligible for assistance.  Tuition assistance will be applied on a sliding scale: families may be eligible for 25%,50%, 75%, or 90%  of tuition costs.

Download the OP 2018 FA and registration form for complete information (available when registration begins).