COVID-19 Updates

An Important Update on ACA's 2020 Summer Camps (7.01.20)

 

 

ACA CONFIRMS IN-PERSON VACATION ARTS CAMP, TEEN STUDIO, & ART ACADEMY 

AUGUST 3-SEPTEMBER 4 (WEEKS 6-10)

 

ACA is excited to welcome in-person campers from August 3 to September 4 (weeks 6-10) as follows: 

  • Vacation Arts Camp at St. Paul’s Church (929 Concord Turnpike)

  • Teen Studio at ACA (20 Academy Street)

  • Art Academy at ACA (20 Academy Street)

 

The health and safety of our campers, instructors, staff, and their families is what’s most important to us at ACA. In light of COVID-19, we have updated our policies and procedures to meet the requirements and recommendations of the CDC as well as state and local health departments. 

 

WE REQUEST CONFIRMATION OF YOUR CAMP PARTICIPATION BY FRIDAY, JULY 10. Before you send your confirmation, please review the attached Vacation Arts Parent/Guardian Handbook and ACA COVID Safety Plan to make sure that camp is the right decision for your family this summer. 

 

After July 10, the ACA’s standard camp refund policy will apply.

 

ACA CANCELS YOUNG AT ART, COUNSELOR IN TRAINING & EXTENDED DAY PROGRAMS

AUGUST 3-SEPTEMBER 4 (WEEKS 6-10)

 

In light of COVID-related protocols and best practices recommended by the CDC, state, and local health departments, ACA has decided to cancel the following programs for the entire 2020 camp:

  • Young at Art

  • Counselor-in-Training

  • Extended Day 

 

We sincerely apologize for any frustration or inconvenience these cancellations may cause your family. Please know this difficult decision was made with the health and safety of our campers, staff and instructors in mind.

 

ACA camp families who are enrolled August 3-September 4 (weeks 6-10) and who are impacted by the above program cancellations can receive a full refund of tuition paid. To activate this process, we ask that you please complete a Refund Request by Friday, July 10

 

After July 10, the ACA’s standard camp refund polices will apply.

 

CONFIRM YOUR IN-PERSON CAMP RESERVATION OR REQUEST A REFUND BY FRIDAY, JULY 10

 

  • Confirm Your In-Person Camp Reservation by Friday, July 10: So that we are best prepared for the arrival of our campers, we ask you please confirm your camp registration(s) by Friday, July 10. Should you have more than one child enrolled in camp, please submit an individual form for each child. (Need the link for the form? Please email info@acarts.org)

 

  • Request a Refund for In-Person Camp Weeks 6-10 by Friday, July 10: If your family is enrolled from August 3-September 4 (weeks 6-10) and will not be participating in ACA camp programming this summer, please complete a Refund Request by Friday, July 10.  ACA camp families who request a refund may choose:

  • to receive a full REIMBURSEMENT by check; or 

  • to DONATE THE FULL AMOUNT of your refund to support future programs of the ACA; or

  • to DONATE 50% of your refund to support future programs of the ACA.

 

Please let us know which option you choose by completing the Refund Request form by Friday, July 10(Need the link for the form? Please email info@acarts.org). Should you have more than one child enrolled in camp, please submit an individual form for each child.  If we do not hear back from you by July 10 you will receive an account credit toward a future enrollment.

 

After July 10, the ACA’s standard camp refund polices will apply.

 

Please note that because of the extreme volume of refunds we are processing, it may take a minimum of 3-4 weeks before your payment arrives in the mail. Your patience is appreciated.

 

ACA ONLINE CAMP PROGRAMS CONTINUE THROUGH JULY 31!

 

From June 29 to July 31, ACA is offering a virtual camp experience for children and teens, including 3-day and 5-day options. Registration for virtual camp is a separate transaction. Visit our Summer Arts Camp Page to see how ACA is bringing its Vacation Arts Camp to your home this summer! 

 

Thank you for your understanding and patience during these challenging times. Stay well. Be Safe.

Best Regards,

Tom Formicola

Executive Director

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