Fees

Our fee structure is designed to provide the greatest possible value for the investment you and your family are making to support you in your personal pursuit of excellence as a member of our team. Here are some of the details:

Registration Fee
This is a non-refundable fee that must be paid by all applicants by the time they come to their first weekend. Applicants should pay online to receive the audition packet when they complete the purchase.  The registration fee covers insurance through the BSA and general administrative expenses.
• $175 for new members ($50 Earlybird Discount if paid before November 9)
• $125 for returning members ($50 Earlybird Discount if paid before November 9)

Camp Fee- $50 for each camp you attend, $60 if you pay at the door (after 11AM on camp weekend)
Camp fees cover a variety of expenses, including food, facility rental, and instruction. Camp fees are also non-refundable.

Tuition- TBA
Our 2018 tuition and tour fee will be announced by the end of January. Last year the total fees were approximately $3850. Final scheduling and spring training facilities rental costs will determine the final fees. Please know that we are very sensitive to the expenses involved in participating in the organization. We do our very best to run the corps in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible, and we try very hard to keep the costs down. Below are some of the items that the tuition covers:
• Over 210 Meals, Snacks & beverages on tour
• Charter Bus Transportation for the 10,000 mile tour with professional drivers
• Instruction from Performing Arts Education Professionals
• Insurance
• Housing &Travel-Related Expenses
• Accounting & Legal Fees & Gen. Administration
• Uniforms & Uniform Cleaning/Maintenance
• Transportation: Repairs, Maintenance, Fuel, Tolls
• First Aid, Customized Athletic Training and Wellness Supplies
• Vehicle Leasing & Rental Fees
• DCI Competition Entry Fees & Expenses
• Color Guard Flags, Equipment & Props
• Musical Instrument Purchases
• Musical Instrument Repair
• Tour Housing Expenses & Fees
• Professional Drivers’ Expenses
• Instructional Staff Expenses
• Professional Development Expenses
• Professional Consultants’ Fees
• Music Licensing and related Legal Fees & Expenses
• Advertising Expenses
• New Marching Shoes – all corps members
• Color Guard footwear – guard members
• Drumsticks, mallets & heads
• Other special features to be announced!