Stringmania acknowledges the traditional custodianship of Country across Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. We acknowledge in particular the Wurundjeri people as traditional custodians of the land upon which Stringmania Camp takes place. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connection to Country. We pay our respects to the Elders both past, present and future for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Indigenous Australians.

Stringmania thanks  Bill and Dianne Sides

 

Camp Cost

The ticket price for Stringmania includes all tuition, meals, shared accommodation, evening activities and administration and organisational costs for the duration of the camp plus finale concert admission.

Accommodation will be in shared dormitories of various sizes.

Note: Please bring your own linen (blanket and pillow supplied) or hire a linen package (includes pillow case, towel and 2 sheets) for an additional fee of $20. Participants may bring extra bedding and extra blankets are available. All rooms have heating. See What to Bring for more information.

 

Camp is sold-out but please contact us or fill out a registration form to be added to our waiting list.

 

Full prices - payment due now

Adult: $949

Youth: $849 (6-16 years)

Deposit

Payment in full is required before camp commences, provided spaces are available.

Late Registrations

Expressions of interest will be added to our waiting list. If space becomes available, payment in full before camp commences is required.

Payment Options

Direct deposit (preferred):

National Australia Bank

Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club Inc.

BSB: 083 825

Account: 56291 6037

 

Please include your name on bank transfer.

Credit Card:

Credit card payments are via Trybooking and will incur a small processing fee​.

Instalment Option:

  • This year, we are also offering payment by instalment. This is to help those who need it to manage their finances to ensure they can make it to camp.

  • The instalment plan applies to full price fees listed above.

  • Part payments are welcome between now and August 15 for new registrants.

  • Of course, should you wish to pay your balance in full, you may do so at at any time by August 15.

  • Instalment payments are by direct bank transfer only.

Payment Terms:

  • Payments received after June 30 will be charged at full rate.

  • Registrations accepted after June 30 will be charged at full rate with payment in full required no later than August 15.

  • Registrations after August 15 with payment at full rate accepted dependent on vacancy availability.

 

Please contact us with any questions regarding payment terms and instalment options.

 

Conditions

Cancellation and Refunds:

  • Deposits:                       All deposits are now non-refundable.

  • April 1 - August 14:     Deposit retained and balance refunded.

  • August 15:                    Balance due. No refunds after this date.

 

Scholarships:

  • Scholarships are now closed.

 

Code of Conduct:

  • Participants and tutors will be respectful of each other at all times.

  • Stringmania reserves the right to expel anyone (participant or tutor) disrespectful of basic rules of behaviour, and/or whose behaviour may clearly be dangerous to others or harmful to the camp/venue.

  • Illicit drug usage and/or excessive alcohol consumption are not permitted under any circumstances, nor is alcohol consumption permitted by persons under the age of 18, for the camp's duration. Failure to comply with this will be considered a cause for expulsion from the camp, with no refund.

Transport:

  • ​Stringmania does not guarantee to provide transportation to the camp. Nevertheless, we will help where we can and organise for participants to get in contact with each other for ride-sharing and for lifts from any participating locals who are able to help.

 

Safety & Insurance:

  • Stringmania will strive to ensure everybody's safety at camp. Stringmania will not be held responsible for any physical harm participants may suffer inside or outside camp premises, nor for any losses, thefts or damages to personal belongings, including instruments.

  • During the camp, there will be photographs and audio/video recordings taken, that may be used online and/or in public diffusion for future years. Participants may notify Stringmania in the event they do not want media including them to be used.

  • The MSFC and Stringmania sub-committee are responsible for ensuring that Victorian Working with Children requirements are met. Please read the MSFC Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and get in touch if you have any questions.

 

Guardianship:

  • All persons 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent or nominated legal guardian.

  • The guardian may be another adult camper.

  • Parents and/or guardians accompanying minors are warmly encouraged to take part in a variety of classes and activities.

  • Please feel free to contact us to discuss your needs, and we will do our best to assist.

 

Acknowledgement:

  • Payment of the course fee and submission of registration form implies acceptance of all terms and conditions outlined above.