- About Merry Lea
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- Fee Structure
- Cancellation Policy
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Listed below is the fee structure for our On Site Programs, In School Programs and Homeschool Programs. Additionally, be sure to note the chaperone and cancellation policies below.
We also offer custom programs with separate pricing. Contact us for more information.
|Farmcraft field trip||$6.50 per student|
|Fall field trips||$6.00 per student|
|Winter field trips||$5.00 per student|
|Spring field trips||$6.00 per student|
|Summer field trips||$3.50 per student|
|1 hour program||1.5 hour program|
|60+ miles||$170+ $0.33/mile||$190+ $0.33/mile|
A pricing example:
A school 14 miles from Merry Lea schedules a 1 hour program for a class of 28 students. The cost of $80 is equal to $2.86/student. If Merry Lea presents the same program to a second class of 30 students on the same day, the total cost of $125 is equal to $2.16/student.
|$7.50 per student per session|
|$25 maximum per family per session|
|$40 per student for all 6 sessions if paid at first class|
Chaperone Fee Policy:
There is no charge for chaperones except when the chaperone to student ratio is greater than one to five. The group will be charged at the student rate for the chaperones that exceed this ratio.
Reservations for some of Merry Lea’s programs fill quickly, and quality experiences require the help of volunteers and advance preparation. Last minute cancellation is disruptive to us and it may prevent a wait-listed group from coming. Therefore, if you cancel a program that involves Merry Lea's staff or volunteers, you may incur cancellation fees.Therefore, if you cancel a program that involves Merry Lea's staff or volunteers, you may incur cancellation fees as follows:
- Cancellation less than 48 hours before scheduled date: 100% of scheduled fee
- Cancellation 48 hours to 1 week before scheduled date: 50% of scheduled fee
- Cancellation 1 to 3 weeks before scheduled date: 25% of scheduled fee
- Cancellations more than 3 weeks before the scheduled date will not incur a cancellation fee.
This cancellation policy will not apply to cancellations due to dangerous weather, unscheduled school closings, or unforeseen emergencies.
Please double-check your master calendar and transportation reservations well in advance of your visit to Merry Lea.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, P.O. Box 263 Wolf Lake, IN 46796 | Phone (260) 799-5869 • Fax (260) 799-5875