320 East Main Street
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 721-3194

July 11-18, 2020

  • Registration
  • Housing
  • Child Care
  • Meals

Registration Fees

  • Pre-Twinkle (those who have not yet mastered the Twinkle variations): $375.00
  • Book 1-3: $465.00
  • Book 4-6: $535.00
  • Advanced (Book 7 and above): $635.00; includes 2 enrichment classes
  • Enrichment Classes: $50.00 per class
    • Additional $10.00 supply fee for art.
    • Most students are able to take 1-2 enrichment classes if they choose.
    • Parents and siblings of registered students can also take enrichment classes: $50.00 per class
  • Every Child Can: $135.00
  • Book 1 Teacher Training: $655.00
  • Book 3 Teacher Training: $500.00
  • Teacher Observer: $50.00; for adults (not including parents) who would like to observe Institute classes.
  • Late Registration: May 16 through June 16 - $25.00 late fee assessed.

Registration Discounts

  • Family Discount: First child pays full registration cost, then $50.00 discount for each additional child from the same family.
  • Early Bird Registration: Up until April 1 - $25.00 discount!
  • Regular Registration: April 2 through May 15
  • Late Registration: May 16 through June 16 - $25.00 late fee assessed.

Cancellation Policy

A refund of all fees paid, excluding a $75.00 administrative charge per child, will be given only if notice of cancellation is received in writing on or before May 16, 2019. Due to commitments to faculty and travel arrangements, persons who withdraw after May 16th forfeit all fees. There is a $40 charge for returned checks.

Housing is available only a few steps away from the Music Building in the University of Montana dorms. Check-in for our standard housing package begins on Sunday and check-out is on Saturday. This six-night housing package is appropriate for most families and for most Book 3 Teacher Training registrants. The cost of University housing for our standard package is:

  • $210.00/person for double rooms ($420.00/week for two people)- No more than 2 people per room in accordance with Missoula fire regulations.
  • $270.00 for single rooms

Additional room nights will be necessary for those enrolled in Book 1 Teacher Training, and may be necessary for others depending on your travel schedule. You may select additional room nights in the “Add-Ons” section of our online registration site. The cost for additional room nights is:

  • $35.00/person each night for double rooms ($70.00/night for two people)
  • $45.00 each night for single rooms

Please note that if a single room is requested but more than one person stays in it, an extra fee will be assessed by the University during the Institute. University policy states that no student under the age of 18 may stay in a dorm without adult supervision.

No changes can be made to reservations after May 16th. Reservations will be cancelled if not paid on or before May 16th. Payment is required by this date and is not refundable by the University.

An alternative to University housing are nearby hotels within walking distance of the Music Building:

Parent involvement is encouraged, but child care options are available. CONTACT US for details.

Meal passes are a very convenient option for those attending the Institute. Meal passes to the University Dining Service’s Food Zoo are $135.00/person/week. There is no charge for children ages 3 and under.

Meal passes begin with dinner on Sunday at 5:00 p.m. Purchased meal passes provide 15 meals (starting with dinner on Sunday through breakfast Saturday). Lunch and dinner on Wednesday are not included (afternoon off). Book 1 Teacher Training Registrants! You may purchase the Expanded Meal Pass, which costs $155.00 and adds breakfast and lunch on Saturday, June 22.

A lunch-only pass may be purchased for $40.00 for the week; Wednesday lunch is not included. This is a good option for people not staying on campus.

Meals may also be purchased individually at the walk-in price instead of purchasing a pass for the week.