Cancellation Policy 
Educational Classes & Programs

The Arboretum's Cancelation Policy was developed to accommodate for changes in our customers' plans and in consideration of class planning and instructor engagement. 

Questions?

Arboretum Education Office Hours
          Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
          Sat - Sun, noon - 4 p.m.
Email Arboretum Education at
          ArbEdu@umn.edu
Call Arboretum Education at
          612-301-1210

Cancellation policies are subject to change. Last updated 2/23/2018

Adult Education

Youth Education

Groups

School Programs

Master Gardener Core Course


ADULT EDUCATION CANCELLATION POLICIES

REFUNDS
You may cancel a class and receive a partial refund if we are contacted 2 weeks prior to the first class. Please call or email the Education Department to cancel your class and we will process your refund less a $5.00 cancellation fee.
Cancellations made within 2 weeks of the class cannot be refunded or exchanged. In the event that the Arboretum must cancel a class, you will be notified by phone or email, and you will receive a full refund.  

EXCHANGES
You may exchange for a different class or classes of equal or greater value 2 weeks prior to the first class. You may send an alternate person in your place if you cannot attend. All exchanges and transfers can be done by calling the Education Department at 612-301-1210 or email at ArbEdu@umn.edu


YOUTH EDUCATION CANCELLATION POLICIES
 For the following Youth Programs:
  • All Day Camps (excluding Friday Favorites) 
  • Weekly Children's Garden

Registration fees include a $25 non-refundable deposit
REFUNDS
Refunds less a $25 non-refundable deposit will be given for those cancelling 30 days or more before the start of camp. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 30 days prior to start date.

EXCHANGES
Exchanges are permitted 30 days or more before the start of camp with no penalty. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 30 days prior to start date

For the following Youth Programs:
  • Friday Favorites Mini-Camps
  • PeaPods for Preschoolers
  • Intergenerational TogetherTime
  • Special Access Experiences at the Bee Center

REFUNDS
Refunds less a $5 processing fee will be given for those cancelling two weeks or more prior to class date. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 2 weeks prior to start date.

EXCHANGES
Exchanges are permitted 2 weeks or more before the start of the program with no penalty. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 2 weeks prior to start date


GROUPS CANCELLATION POLICIES
ADULT GROUPS
For the following programs:

CANCELLATION POLICY
No refunds if cancellation is less than two weeks in advance.
Cancellations prior to two weeks of the tour will be refunded all money paid less $50 handling fee.

PAYMENT
50% due 30 days prior to event date. Final adjustments in numbers will be made and remaining balance due one week prior to event date. Make all checks payable to: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Attn: Education

YOUTH GROUPS
For the following programs:

Programs are held rain or shine. In extreme weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel programs for your safety. You will not be charged a cancellation fee under these circumstances. No refunds if you cancel less than 30 days in advance. Final adjustment count for # of students and all field trip fees are due at least 30 days in advance.


SCHOOL PROGRAM CANCELLATION POLICIES
For the following programs:

Programs are held rain or shine. In extreme weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel programs for your safety or the safety of Arboretum staff. You will not be charged a cancellation fee under these circumstances. No refunds if you cancel less than 30 days in advance. Final adjustment count for # of students and all field trip fees are due at least 30 days in advance.

For the following programs:

REFUNDS
Refunds less a $5 processing fee will be given for those cancelling two weeks or more prior to class date. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 2 weeks prior to start date.

EXCHANGES
Exchanges are permitted 2 weeks or more before the start of the program with no penalty. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 2 weeks prior to start date


 

MASTER GARDENER CORE COURSE
 $200 Refunds will be given for those cancelling two weeks or more prior to course start date. No refunds nor exchanges will be given to those who withdraw less than 2 weeks prior to start date.

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Questions?

Arboretum Education Office Hours
          Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
          Sat - Sun, noon - 4 p.m.
Email Arboretum Education at
          arbedu@umn.edu
Call Arboretum Education at
          612-301-1210


Member Perk!

Arboretum Members may invite non-members to attend a class with them at the discounted member rate! Simply register for all participants at the same time in the same order and select the "member" rate for each person at checkout.


Cancellation Policy

Prior to registering, please review the cancellation policy


Waitlist

The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button and complete the steps, or call 612-301-1210. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional class sessions may be added.


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