Terms & Policies

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

One-Time Events (Field Trips or Classes).  Individuals: If unexpected circumstances require you to cancel your registration, a refund will be provided for cancellations made until 48 hours of the date of the event. (The refund will be for the full amount paid less the 3% service fee charged by PayPal for the transaction as PayPal’s fees are now non-refundable as of May 7, 2019.) No refunds will be provided for cancellations made within 48 hours of the event or for non-appearances.  In the event that unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather, illness, park closure or water use restrictions etc. require Saltwater Studies to cancel the event, the event will be rescheduled, if possible, and you will be issued a credit that can be applied to a future Saltwater Studies event.  Groups: If unexpected circumstances require you to cancel the event within 48 hours of the event, a cancellation fee may be applied based on the expenses incurred in association with preparation for the event.

Class Series or Courses.  If unexpected circumstances require you to cancel your registration, a refund will be provided for cancellations made until one week prior to the first class.  (The refund will be for the full amount paid less the 3% service fee charged by PayPal for the transaction as PayPal’s fees are now non-refundable as of May 7, 2019.) A 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made within one week prior to the first class and for students who drop out within 30 days of the first class.  No refunds will be provided for students who drop out after 30 days from the first class. For class series or courses that are scheduled for less than 30 class days, a 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made from one week prior to the first class until the first class. No refunds will be provided for students who drop out after the first class.

HOMESCHOOL FAMILY DISCOUNTS:

Up to two adults (parents or guardians) may accompany homeschooled children attending a Saltwater Studies event without incurring a fee. However, for field trips, accompanying adults will need to pay for third party vendor expenses incurred as a result of the field trip such as kayak rental, ferry transportation etc. (Names and ages of all adults and children attending the event must be provided at the time of registration. Standard fees will apply to all children over 2 years of age attending the event.)

For families with more than one child attending a field trip, a 25% sibling discount will be applied. For families with more than one child attending a class, field course or Summer Camp, a 20% sibling discount will be applied. (Please note that these discounts are for siblings only. Discounts are not applicable to friends or close relatives.)

RETURN POLICY:

All curriculum and merchandise sales are final. There are no returns or exchanges accepted.