5-Week Summer Ballet Intensive

Applications for 2022 are now being accepted.

Be Your Dream: June 18 – July 23, 2022

Covid Safety Measures Note:
While CPYB will continue to operate with rigorous health and safety guidelines in place, our plans and protocols will continue to evolve and are dependent upon the progress of the pandemic and updates to public health regulations and policies. All programs are subject to change. COVID -19 vaccines are encouraged but not required for those who are age-eligible.

The Summer Ballet Intensive Program

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s 5-Week Summer Ballet Intensive Program provides unparalleled training by our prestigious faculty and guest faculty. As a summer ballet camp student, you will experience a program focused on advancing your strength and technique using the proven Teaching Syllabus© of our founder, Marcia Dale Weary. Build your confidence as a dancer through our comprehensive curriculum that brings together the finest in technique and artistry. Supplemental classes have included character, pointe, variations, modern, partnering, jazz, and hip-hop.​

When: June 18 – July 23, 2022

While CPYB does not hold auditions for our 5-Week Summer Ballet Program, dancers with previous experience ages 7-18 must submit an application for review and consideration. The application has three required photos. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and applicants are notified of their acceptance, with any applicable next steps.

Required application photos include a headshot, Croisé fourth on relevé, and First arabesque.

Please email info@cpyb.org with any questions.

 2022 Tuition / Room and Board
ProgramApply by Feb 1
Commit by Feb 15
Apply Feb 2 – Mar 1
Commit by Mar 15
Apply on or after Mar 2
Commit by Apr 15
Tuition$2,990*$3,200*$3,400*
Room & Board$3,600**$3,700**$3,800**

​*At the time of commitment, a non-refundable $300 deposit, and a non-refundable $60 security and technology fee will be charged. The $300 deposit is applied towards the total tuition.

**Room & board includes a health & wellness fee and an activities fee which includes a trip to Hersheypark. Room and Board are charged on May 3rd regardless of the commitment date.

Nourishing potential, the Changing Lives Scholarship Fund offers partial and full scholarships to students accepted into the 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. Interest in scholarship should be indicated on the program application.

Housing

Housing is available on the beautiful campus of Dickinson College for a limited number of students who are ages 13 – 18 as of June 18, 2022. Housing is offered on a first-come, first-served basis as confirmations are received. 

Learn more about how being part of the CPYB residence life community provides an invaluable complement to your training experience. 

Experience

During your time with us, you’ll be able to experience a Yumiko Pop-Up and a Freed of London Pointe shoe fitting (both offered to all students attending). As well, there will a trip to Hersheypark for all residential students (a-la-carte for all non-residential students over the age of 13).

Example of Discounted Rates

Susie Smith applies on January 30th and is accepted. On the day of her commitment to the program, she pays the $60 Security Fee and the $300 Tuition Deposit (both non-refundable). If she commits:

Commitment Date Tuition Due & Date Processed Room & Board Due & Date Processed
(if applicable)
Through February 15th $2,690 ($2,990 – $300 Deposit)
February 16th
$3,600
May 3rd
February 16th – March 15th $2,900 ($3,200 – $300 Deposit)
March 16th
$3,700
May 3rd
March 16th – April 15th $3,100 ($3,400 – $300 Deposit)
April 16th space permitting
$3,800
May 3rd

Credits

Directed and Choreographed by CPYB student, Katherine Whitfield

Payment Policy

If the full payment of tuition and/or any other CPYB 5-Week Summer Ballet Program fees along with all required forms and materials are not received by the stated deadlines, the student will be placed on a waiting list.

All payments will be processed through the credit card or bank account on file in your CPYB Family Portal. CPYB accepts bank draft, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to notify their financial institution regarding limits on their account or fraud prevention. Transactions declined for any reason incur a $35 declined transaction fee. ONLY if a letter from the financial institution stating the account was closed due to fraud is provided within 48 hours prior to the payment being processed will the $35 declined transaction fee be waived.

Withdrawal Policy

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet must receive written notice of a student withdrawing from the 2022 5-Week Summer Ballet Program through an official withdrawal form. The Parent or Guardian will be responsible for all payments due until this written notice of withdrawal is received. Verbal notification of withdrawal will not be accepted. Withdrawal forms can be requested by emailing info@cpyb.org.

Unforeseeable Disasters Policy

As we saw in 2020, there may be unforeseeable disasters that would cause CPYB to restructure and/or cancel our program(s). If CPYB were to alter its program due to an unforeseeable disaster, we will offer discounts, deferments and/or refunds at our discretion.

PLEASE NOTE: Even with an unforeseeable disaster, CPYB will not refund your application fee ($85) or one half of your non-refundable deposit ($150).

Refund and Deferment Policy

2022 Room and Board
Refund or Deferment Option: If a student withdraws by May 1, 2022, payments made for room and board, the activities fee and the health & wellness fee for the 2022 5-Week Summer Ballet Program can be refunded in full or deferred in full to the 2023 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. Refunds will be processed via check 30-45 days following notification of withdrawal.

After May 1, 2022, payments made for room and board, the activities fee and the health & wellness for are non-refundable and non-transferable to another student or program.

If a student must withdraw from the program due to prolonged illness or severe injury that prohibits their participation, verified by a doctor’s certificate, CPYB will consider an account credit option for the room and board, activities and health & wellness fees paid at the time of withdrawal.

2022 Tuition:
Tuition paid is non-refundable and non-transferable to another student or program.

If a student must withdraw from the program due to prolonged illness or severe injury that prohibits their participation, verified by a doctor’s certificate, CPYB will consider an account credit option for tuition paid at the time of withdrawal.

After the 5-Week Summer Ballet Program has started, tuition paid is non-refundable and non-transferable to another student or program.

Apply Today

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