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Application Process

STEP 1:  Complete the online application.  Only one application needs to be submitted per family.  

STEP 2:  The Guardian Academy Team will review the application. We will only allow 20 students enrolled per day.  Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis.  We will notify you which weeks (based on your selections in the application and available openings) you will be enrolled in.      

STEP 3:  A deposit will be due upon acceptance into our summer program.  The deposit is the first week's tuition ($100 per student for our two day program/$50 per student for our one day program).  Payment can be made by credit card.  Once you submit your application we will email you an invoice that can be paid online.  If you choose to pay by check,  please make checks payable to The Guardian Retreat (put The Guardian Academy Summer Deposit on the memo line please) and mail it to 19500 Horse Shoe Road Charles City, VA 23030.  Receipt of your deposit will secure your spot at The Guardian Academy's Summer Session.  

Enrollment Application for Summer Session 
Select the weeks in which you wish to enroll:

If accepted into The Guardian Academy, our family agrees that we will:

  • Strive to promote unity within The Guardian Academy. 

  • Do our best to preserve the reputation of The Guardian Academy when participating in community events/activities.

  • Adhere to the Rules and Guidelines set forth by The Guardian Academy, participate to the best of our abilities and actively engage with other academy families. I understand that continuation of participation is dependent upon adherence to this code of conduct and that all decisions concerning membership will be decided upon by the leadership team for the benefit of the group at large.


  • Completion of application.  Membership is subject to Leadership team approval and current openings.

  • Agree to assist as needed, and bring a willingness to serve so that the academy can run smoothly and efficiently.

Summer Tuition Rate:

  • $50 per day.  

Payment Schedule:

  • First week's tuition will be due upon acceptance into the summer session to reserve your child's spot.  

  • Tuition will be due weekly, however you may choose to pay your tuition in full.  Payment will be due no later than Wednesday for the following week.  For example, tuition for Week 5 (July 15th and 16th) will be due by Wednesday, July 10th.  If payment is not received by the payment deadline, your spot for that next week will be offered to families on the wait list.  

  • Tuition may be paid via credit card.  Invoices will be emailed to you upon submittal of your application and a payment link will be provided so you can pay online.  If you choose to pay by check please make it payable to The Guardian Retreat (please put The Guardian Academy Summer Tuition on the memo line).  

Thanks for applying to join us! We'll get back to you soon.

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