For questions, contact the Registration Office:
Weekday Classes & Winter Camp (Please see below for Summer Camp policies)
A refund, less $20 cancellation fee, will be issued only if your cancellation request is made at least 2 weeks before the first day of class. No refunds will be given after that time. Please choose your classes carefully. If a class does not reach its minimum enrollment it may be cancelled. You will be notified at least five days before the starting date if this is the case and your tuition will be fully refunded.
Transfers must be made before the first day of class. A $20 processing fee will apply for each transfer between class per child.
Weekend Workshops, Homeschool Classes & Special Events
Payments for weekend workshops, homeschool classes, and special events are non-refundable, unless the Hall cancels the program.
Except Marine Biology Research Camp. Refunds, less a cancellation fee, will be issued only if your cancellation request is made at least 2 weeks before the first day of camp. There is a $25 cancellation fee for each one-week camp and a $50 cancellation fee for each two-week camp. No refunds will be given after that time. Please choose your camps carefully.
Except Marine Biology Research Camp. Transfers must be made before the first day of camp. A $20 processing fee will apply for each transfer between camps per child.
Scholarships are available to help students attend summer camps. Please download the application. Completed scholarship applications must be received by March 20. Notification of awards will be sent by April 10.
Marine Biology Research Camp Policies
Cancellations made before May 1 will receive a refund, less a $175 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after that time.
Many programs fill up during the first few days, and sometimes even during the first few hours, of each registration period. Registering online early is strongly recommended.
Those unable to register online may call the Registration Office at 510-642-5134 for help. All applications mailed or phoned in to the Registration Office will be processed through our online database.
Your email address is required and will become your account login. Please contact the Registration Office if you have no email address.
Camp descriptions list the entering grade level for the student for the coming school year. No exceptions, please. You must include the student’s birth date on the application.
Please use only ONE method of registration, to avoid duplicate enrollments and charges. Full payment for all programs is required at time of registration. The Hall accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card. Credit card payments will be processed securely online. E-checks are accepted online. Personal checks (made out to The Regents of the University of California) are accepted for mailed applications and are deposited at time of registration. Allow 8 weeks for any refunds for cancellations of programs paid for by check. Purchase orders cannot be accepted.
Refunds are credited back to your charge card. Refunds for check and cash tuition payments take up to 8 weeks to process. Payments for family workshops, special events, and field trips are nonrefundable.
If you are not a Hall Member but would like to receive the Members’ priority enrollment and discount, join online when registering for programs or call the Membership Office at 510-644-9133. Memberships are not refundable in the event that the program in which you enrolled is cancelled. Discover the benefits of membership.
Your donation of any amount will go directly to providing camp and class scholarships for children who may not otherwise be able to participate due to financial need. When registering for programs online, you can easily make donations by credit card or e-check. If you are paying by check, please include a separate check for a scholarship donation (marked “Scholarship Fund”).