AC Instructions: Returning Students

Applying for August Course

NOTE: These instructions are for students who have attended a CPYB 5-Week Summer Ballet Program or August Course since 2015, and are not current academic year CPYB students. 

STEP 1: Login to your Family Portal. For password assistance, click the “forgot my password” link.

STEP 2: Update your MY ACCOUNT tab

  • Confirm/update family address, phone and emergency contact information
  • Confirm/update payment information
    • The account number you enter will be used to charge your application fee, the non-refundable deposit and other program charges. You may update your payment information at any time.
  • Confirm/update billing address
  • Click SAVE in the top left-hand corner
  • You can change your user ID and password through the “My Account” tab at any time

STEP 3: Update your MY CONTACTS tab

  • Complete all fields in their entirety
    • The contact should be the parent/guardian
    • If the student is over 18, they should complete their information in both the My Contacts and My Student tab and label themself as “adult student”
  • IMPORTANT: Confirm that e-mail and phone numbers are current
  • Be sure "Receive Text Message Notifications" is checked next to the student cell phone number
  • Click SAVE in the top left-hand corner

STEP 4: Update your MY STUDENTS tab

  • Select student applying for August Course
  • Completion of all fields is REQUIRED
    • IMPORTANT: It is critical that student cell phone and e-mail information is entered
  • To add another student to your family record, click "Add new student" in the top left-hand corner
  • Click SAVE in the top left-hand corner

STEP 5: Go to EVENT REGISTRATION tab (do not go to ENROLL tab)

  • Select "August Course Application" (either both weeks or week one)
  • Select the student you wish to submit the application for
    • Each individual student must complete their own application form
  • Complete ALL questions as instructed on form. All questions are REQUIRED.
    • Question #1: Enter "returning summer student"
    • Question #5: REQUIRED PHOTOS
    • Applicants must submit the following three photos to CPYB's Dropbox account:

      - Photo #1, Head shot: Close up, full face, with hair up
      - Photo #2, Croisé fourth in relevé
      - Photo #3, Attitude derriere effacé

      For photos, females should be in leotard, light-colored tights and en pointe if appropriate. Males shuld be in tights, white t-shirt and ballet shoes.

      Uploading photos to Dropbox:
      1. Be sure your photos are labeled in the following way: Student Last Name_Student First Name_Photo #
      2. Click HERE to access CPYB's Dropbox folder for photo uploads.
      3. Upload your files by choosing "Choose from computer" or "Choose from Dropbox" if you already have an account

      NOTE: Photos should be submitted within 48 hours of submitting electronic application. Your application will not be considered until all three photos are received.

  • Complete the Agreement Section
    • Each applicant is required to read and agree to the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s policies, including Payment and Refund Policies, by checking the box at the end of each policy listed within the application form
  • Payment verification: confirm that your account information is correct
    • Following submission, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the contact e-mail address
    • Your $85 non-refundable application fee will be charged within 48 hours of application submission
    • Applications are not considered complete until required photos are submitted

Students will be notified of their enrollment status within 5 business days. If accepted into August Course through an acceptance e-mail, the family account will be charged tuition within 48 hours based on the application submission date (before June 1 or after June 1). 

Should you have any questions regarding this process, please contact us at 717.524.1280 or