Registration Policies

Registration Information

Registration for the 2018 Woodstock Photography Workshops will open in December. Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. The CPW staff is happy to assist and advise you on which workshop/s may be best for you.

The primary way to register is through online registration, but you can also register by calling CPW at (845) 679-9957. Please note: payment must be made in full at the time of registration in order to reserve and confirm your place in class. At registration CPW also includes a non-refundable $40 registration / processing fee. In certain circumstances CPW will arrange a payment plan to help make your participation possible. Please contact us for more information.

Portfolio Reviews are required for placement in figure classes. Please send 10 jpeg files (no larger than 150 dpi at 4×5”), along with a one-page image script and your application to CPW will notify you of admission shortly. Figure class portfolio submissions may be sent prior to registration date.

Once we have received your completed registration and full payment, you will be sent a confirmation receipt. A few weeks before the workshop you will receive an email with details of the workshop and a list of what to bring to class. Most importantly, please contact CPW at any time if we can provide additional information or answer your questions: (845) 679 9957.

Once a Workshop is full, a waiting list is kept. You may request to be added to this list by sending your name, address, day and evening telephone numbers and/or e-mail with the name of the workshop you wish to enroll in. If and when an opening becomes available, CPW will notify you.

Refunds / Cancellations

Requests for refunds must be made in writing and dated. We must receive your request 21 days prior to the Workshop event to give you a full refund (minus $40 registration/processing fee). No refunds can be given after that date due to our obligations to Workshop artists/teachers. All approved refunds take up to four weeks to process.

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CPW cannot be held responsible for refunds due to illness, personal emergency, unattended workshops/ “no-shows”, or events not under our control. Workshops are subject to cancellation due to under-enrollment and/or in the rare case that an instructor becomes unavailable. All registrants are notified at once of a substitute Workshop leader, new date, or a full credit/refund will be issued for all fees.

Member Discounts

Current CPW members a discount on workshop tuition (discount does not apply to lab/model/ material fees). CPW members, who take two or more classes, receive an additional 10 percent discount on member’s tuition rate for each additional workshop they enroll in of equal or lesser value. This discount will be applied retroactively once you’ve registered.

If you are not already a member when you register, you may become a member by going to the membership page on our website.; include the category and fee with registration form to take the members’ discounts immediately.

The registration fee of $40 is included in the tuition and is non-refundable. If you have already registered for a workshop, please consult your confirmation letter for the “discount code” to  apply when registering for future workshops in the same calendar year.

Special Promotions

CPW reserves the right to apply non-retroactive discount offers to selected workshops. We encourage you to sign up for our email newsletters by clicking here and following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to receive updates on special offers and promotional discounts.

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Educator and college student discounts:
our stand-by program allows any full-time student or full-time educator to receive a tuition discount of 30 percent on most classes that are not full 15 days prior to when the workshop begins. This does not apply to lab, materials, model, meals, or registration fees, or to those already registered. Students must be at least 18 years of age and should send a photocopy of their college ID and document showing full time status. Teachers must document their status as a full time educator. Please contact CPW at (845) 679-9957 to register with the educator/student discount.

Scholarships may be available for select workshops. For more information, call CPW at (845) 679-9957.

Discrimination Policy

CPW does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, age, race, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, and/or marital status in the administration of any of our educational policies or programs. Discrimination or harassment for any reason is unacceptable and is not tolerated.

Class Information

Workshops, unless otherwise stated, meet at CPW and run from 9am-5pm each day. Please notify us if you will be late.

Meals are taken together on-site. CPW provides a continental breakfast, coffees, teas and full lunch. Please make sure you identify on registration form: vegetarian, vegan or other dietary restrictions. Meal plan applies to all events except those held in NYC and the multi-week classes.

Lectures are part of workshops for students enrolled. The general public is invited to attend. Individual lectures cost $7, or $5 for CPW members. Seasonal lecture passes are available to CPW members for $45. This is a $30 savings!