Frequently Asked Questions???

We have put together some of our most frequently asked questions. We hope this will help you to better understand Kaleidoscope and what we have to offer. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. We are always happy to help and look forward to speaking with you! 

 

At what age can my child start dance class?

We offer Dance With Me for ages 18 months- 2 yr olds. Our Babies start the beginning of the year accompanied with a parent or guardian into class and as they build confidence parents are excused. Watch as your child becomes independent and confident as the year progresses. Recital is optional at this level. Independent dance classes begin at age 3!

At what age can my child start gymnastics class?

We offer Independent Preschool Gymnastics starting at age 3. Children under 3 are encouraged to participate in our drop in Play Gym Program offered several times throughout the week.

What is the family membership fee?

As well as covering insurance expenses and processing fees, members receive great discounts on Kaleidoscope summer camp, birthday parties, and special events! Look for vacation week activities, camps and more! Family membership fees cover every member of your family for 1 Full Year!

How do I pay tuition?

Your first monthly payment is due at registration. Our system requires one credit/debit card to be kept on file. The remaining 9 payments are automatically charged to your credit card on file on the 1st each month, October through June. If you would prefer to pay by check or cash, you may. Payment must be received prior to the 1st of the month to ensure the credit card on file is not charged. Tuition has been adjusted for holiday closings. There are no tuition adjustments for absences. Yes, some months have 3 weeks, some have 5 weeks and most have 4 weeks. Tuition is non-refundable.  Schedules are based on 36 weeks (Sept -June) Divided into 10 equal payments.

What is the online system?

With our online system, accessible through our website, you can log in at any time to check class times, make changes to your contact information, register for additional classes or make a payment! You can create an account by visiting                                   If you are a returning family please use your previous log-in information. If you need help accessing this imnformation, or need to reset your password, please contact the front desk, and we can assist you with this. Please ask us if you have any other questions!

What is the weather cancellation policy?

Kaleidoscope generally follows the Wareham school system for weather cancellations. Please check the studio website, Facebook page and your email for last minute weather cancellations.

Why is there a dress code?

Dress code introduces a sense of discipline and unity to the classroom. Teachers can better correct alignment and choreography without clothing distractions. Without dress guidelines, class can turn into a dress up party! We are happy to offer a pro shop where you can purchase your exact dancewear or buy the perfect leotard for your dancer or gymnast! Ask the front desk for specific dress code requirements for each class.

What is the policy for picking up my child?

Students will not be allowed to wait outside or walk home. For the safety of your child, please inform the front desk of any change in who is picking up. CHILDREN MUST BE PICKED UP PROMPTLY WHEN THEIR CLASS ENDS.

How do I discontinue a program?  

If you know that you will not be returning for the next month, please email info@kodg.com to inform our office staff by the 15th. If written notice is not received by the 15th of the month you will be responsible for the following month’s tuition, tuition will not be refunded. Verbal withdrawals are not accepted. There are no adjustments or credits given for payments already made when you un- enroll from a class. Thank you for understanding that once a tuition payment is processed – it is non-refundable. Withdrawal notices should be emailed to info@kodg.com

How do I receive studio information?

All of our correspondence will go through e-mail - make sure we have a correct, frequently monitored address and that you read them! "Like" the Kaleidoscope of Dance and Gymnastics Facebook page. We update that page daily, post weather cancellations and run specials through Facebook only! Please check your child's bags weekly for any paper handouts. If all else fails, call the studio! We are always available to answer questions!

I missed enrolling my child in September, is it too late to enroll?

Enrollment is ALWAYS ongoing in our programs! Dance Recital participation is not gauranteed after Nov 1 st due to costume ordering, however, we still encourage you to enroll in classes. Please inquire with the front desk about costume availability.