TAC Summer School 2018 Registration Information

 For registration in the 2018 TAC Summer Events, please click here:

Register for Summer Events

Early bird registration has been extended until June 20, 2018.

The registration link also appears on the Summer School and TCW menus.

 

 

The 46th annual TAC Summer School will be held at

the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

July 29 to August 5, 2018

   

 

Summer School commences with afternoon registration and dinner on Sunday, July 29th and ends after breakfast on Sunday, August 5th. 

See 

Summer School Programme 2018

for further information.

Attendees can register as Residents (on-campus meal and accommodation package included) or as Non-residents (meal package and no accommodation)

 see Fee Schedule below

See Fee Schedule below

 

TAC Summer School is open to all Scottish Country Dancers from basic to advanced and from beginner to experienced.  One need not be a TAC member to register. 

 

For TAC members attending Summer School who may be uncertain about membership status, or to renew online:

Contact the TAC Membership Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or visit the 

TAC Membership page.

 

For questions relating to Summer School contact the Director,

Ellen Sears at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

For information about the TAC 2018 Teachers' Conference Weekend, which immediately precedes Summer School at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, go to

 

TCW Registration Information 2018

Please proceed directly to Summer Event Registration Form 2018


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Summer School RESIDENT package

for TAC Members & Non-members

Registration Fee includes:

  • All meals from Sunday dinner July 29th through Sunday breakfast August 5th
  • 7 nights' accommodation from Sunday July 29th through Saturday August 4th
  • 4 evening SCD dances and Saturday evening Ball on August 4th
  • 2 evenings of entertainment (Contra dance and ceilidh)
  • 6 morning SCD dance classes (Monday through Saturday)
  • choice of 4 dance levels of instruction
  • Saturday afternoon ball walk-through
  • Optional classes on four afternoons
   

Summer School NON-RESIDENT package for TAC Members & Non-members

Registration Fee includes:

  • all the resident events with a meal package and Saturday banquet, but no accommodation.

  Summer School Non-Dancer/Companion

Registration Fee includes:

  • All accommodations and meals
  • All evening dances and events including the Banquet and Ball
  • Classes are not included


 FEE SCHEDULE FOR Summer School and the Teachers' Conference Weekend 2018

Registration Rates are in US Dollars, per-person, for double occupancy

(see below for single supplement)

Registration is open as of March 23, 2018

All registrations must be submitted on-line with on-line payment by credit card or PayPal

Each attendee registers and pays separately.

TCW attendees staying on for Summer School can register for both events simultaneously

Resident

Non-
Resident

Summer School ONLY July 29 - August 5, 2018 for TAC member $1525 $850
Summer School ONLY July 29 - August 5, 2018 for Non-member $1575 $900
Summer School ONLY July 29 - August 5, 2018 for Non-dancer/companion (not attending classes but attending all evening events) $1125 n/a
     
TC Weekend and SS Week July 27 - August 5, 2018 for TAC member
$1875 $1000
TC Weekend and SS Week July 27 - August 5, 2018 for TCW Companion and SS Non-member dancer $1900 n/a
TC Weekend and SS Week July 27 - August 5, 2018 for Non-dancer/companion (not attending classes but attending all evening events)  $1500 n/a
     
TC Weekend ONLY July 27-29, 2018 for TAC Member $575 $350
TC Weekend ONLY July 27-29, 2018 for Non-member/companion ** $375 n/a

 ** For TC Weekend non-members the rate includes accommodations, meals, Friday Social Dance, and the Banquet & Ball

Single Room Supplement (with limited availability)

TCW Only  $100 2 nights (Fri-Sat)
 SS Only $350 7 nights (Sun-Sat)
 TCW+SS $450 9 nights (Fri-Sat)

 

Additional night's accommodation:
Registrants who plan to arrive a day early (Thursday, July 26th for TCW) or depart a day later (staying overnight Sunday, July 29th after TCW or Sunday, August 5th after SS) can purchase additional accommodation for the extra nights at $50 USD per night/per person for double occupancy or $100 per night for single occupancy. This is accommodation only, meals must be purchased separately. If participants want to be certain of being accommodated in the same room on the extra night(s) as for the event being attended, the extra accommodation must be reserved and paid at the time of event registration.

Attendance at individual events during TCW and Summer School is available as follows:

TCW and Summer School banquet and ball (each) . . . . . . . . $100 per event (reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Summer Events registrar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Evening dances during TCW and Summer School . . . . . . . . .  $25 per dance (no advance notification is required)

Summer School Weekend only (Fri, Aug 3rd  & Sat Aug 4th). . $500 (meals, accommodations, classes, and ball)

Summer School non-dancers per night . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . $125 (meals and accommodations only)

TCW Friday Evening Dance: Friday, July 27, 2018 at $25 per person for a TAC Member and for one companion of a TAC Member; no advance notification required.
TCW Saturday Evening Reception, Banquet, and Ball
: Saturday, July 28, 2018 at $100 per person for a TAC Member and for one companion. 

Only TAC members and their companions are able to attend the TCW evening dances

Summer School Sunday through Friday Social Eveningswalk-in fee of $25 per person per evening to be paid at the door; no advance notification required.

ALL dancers under the age of 18 years are required to attend with a parent or guardian who will be responsible for them for the duration of the Summer Event 
 
  • CANCELLATIONS: All refunds on or before 20 June 2018 will incur a $50 USD administration fee
  • NO REFUNDS: will be given after 20 June 2018 under any circumstances
  • INSURANCE: Participants are strongly advised to have suitable insurance to cover any loss of fees in the event of illness, injury, inability to attend, delayed arrival, early departure, or other circumstances
 

TAC Summer Events 2018 Committee 

A single committee is organizing both the Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW) & Summer School (SS)
Director:  Ellen Sears (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Assistant Director: Tine MacKay (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Contact person for TCW and AGM
Registrar:   Marjorie McLaughlin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Treasurer:  Eric MacKay (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Local Committee Convenor:  Lara Friedman-Shedlov (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)