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Art Factory Camp & Class Policies

Health Policy

Please do not bring sick children to in-person class. If they arrive showing symptoms of illness, we will notify the parent immediately. One make-up class is offered per month for illness, to be scheduled using our online registration link. Make up classes are held on the last Friday of each month. Mask wearing is optional for staff and students.

Make-up Class Policy

One make-up class is offered per month for illness, to be scheduled using our online registration link.

We do not prorate for travel or illness. Make up classes are held on the last Friday of each month.

Cancellations and No Refund Policy

• No refunds or class-credit is offered for missed days or cancellations.

Cancellation Policy for Weekly Classes:

• All weekly class payments are due the first week of each calendar month. 

A $20 late fee will be billed for all payments made after the 10th of each month.

• We require 30+ days written notice if your child is withdrawing from our ongoing weekly class program before May 24, 2024. We reserve your student's seat and all other inquiries go on a wait list until a seat becomes free. If less than 30-day advance notice is provided, the student is billed for the final month.

Cancellation Policy for summer and seasonal camps:

Cancellation and Refund Policy for summer and seasonal camps:


    • 30+ days advance notice of cancellation incurs a $50 refund fee. 

    • 14-29 days advance notice of cancellation refunds 50% of the camp cost.

    • NO REFUNDS for cancellation within 2 weeks from the camp start date. 

    • Camp tuition is fully transferable to a qualifying candidate who meets camp parameters. Transfer needs to be arranged by email with a replacement student and the Art Factory director. There is no charge for this courtesy.


Student Behavior Code

Art Factory Studios (AFS) Community is based on mutual respect. Children are treated with respect and kindness and they are expected to reciprocate this to all the other children and adults in the program.

I understand and agree that children and/or parents who are not following the agreements will be asked to leave the program. TAF reserves the right to refuse service.  Refunds are not given upon dismissal of the program.

Parent Code of Conduct

Parents are a crucial part of our studio community, and we welcome your partnership, feedback and involvement. As a member of the Art Factory Studios community, parents are expected to conduct themselves with respect toward all other members of our community.

At Art Factory Studios, we believe it’s important to:

  • Work in partnership with parents to support their child’s studio experience.

  • Create a safe, respectful and inclusive environment for youth, staff and parents.

  • Demonstrate respectful and appropriate behavior in all communications with students and staff.

We expect parents and other visitors to:

  • Respect the values of Art Factory Studios.

  • Work together with staff in the best interests of all community members.

  • Treat all members of the Art Factory Studios community with respect.

  • Seek a peaceful and reasonable solution to all issues.

Behavior that will not be tolerated:

  • Unreasonable expectations for staff to communicate outside of regular working hours

  • Disrupting, or threatening to disrupt, studio operations  

  • Swearing, or using offensive language

  • Threatening a member of staff, visitor, fellow parent or student

  • Displaying a temper, or shouting at members of staff, students, or other parents

  • Damaging any studio property. 

  • Abusive or threatening e-mails or text/voicemail/phone messages or other written communication 

  • Posting defamatory, offensive or derogatory comments about the studio, its staff or any member of its community, on social media. 

  • Any aggressive behavior (including verbally or in writing) towards any member of the studio community.

  • Disciplining another person’s child.

Should any of the above behavior occur on studio premises, we may take the following actions:

• Ending a meeting if this behavior is displayed

• Not reply to communications that are offensive, abusive or derogatory

• Contact the appropriate authorities 

• Consider banning the adult from entering the studio

To Register

1. Fill out an online registration form and take time to read our policy changes.

2. Purchase registration/onboarding fee of $65 per student for each class they join (once yearly fee per class).

3. All class payments are to be made online when you receive your email invoice. *A materials fee will be added to your invoice for the first half of the year ad the second half.

4. Late fees are charged for all payments made after the 10th of each month.​

5. 30 day cancellation policy. Once registered, a weekly seat will be saved for your student. Your cancellation is to be made in writing. If submitted without 30 days notice, you will be billed for that month.

Ocean Grove Students:

1. Fill out an online registration form and take time to read our policy changes.​


1. Ocean Grove Home School funds may be applied to all classes.​

2. Ocean Grove ES notes: Please submit a PO for each student on a semester long basis whenever possible, prior to the new month’s start date. 
3. If your child is attending classes at the art factory, please be sure that PO is sent before they attend their first class using the OG funds. If a child attends class without a supporting PO, you will be billed for that class/es. Please be aware of your available funds before sending them to class.​

4. Monthly classes are assumed to run through the duration of the school year. The Art Factory reserves this space for your student. If their spot is not formally cancelled with 30 days notice, you will be billed for it.

*Remember, your spot is not held until we receive full payment and a completed registration form.

Waiver and Release 

As the legal Parent/Guardian, I give my permission/consent for my child to participate in The Art Factory’s camps/classes/workshops, under the following terms:

1. I understand my child will be responsible to abide by the The Art Factory Behavior Code. 

2. I understand that my child may be photographed for publicity purposes (including on the internet). I give TAF the right to use pictures, photographs, video, film, audio recording, and name of my child for lawful purposes and I waive my right to inspect or approve the finished version(s). If you do not want your child’s image to be used contact:

3. I understand that should a medical problem arise, all attempts will be made to notify me or the emergency contact listed as soon as the health of my child permits; by telephone. In the event of an emergency, I give my consent to the physician selected by TAF program staff to secure proper treatment for my child. I accept responsibility for any and all costs of emergency care.

4. I understand the Art Factory's health policies and will comply with all safety protocols and inform the studio if your student has been exposed to Covid 19 or have tested positive for the virus.

5. Your class registration for your student serves as a signature and your understanding of and agreement to all Art Factory policies, effective July, 2023.

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