• Participants must follow all instructions given, both written and oral.

  • Participants are personally responsible for getting updates from our website before the course and from board postings during the course. All deadlines are enforced whether they regard applications, payments or concert applications.

  • If a concert application arrives after the deadline, the applicant cannot count on performing.

  • Delayed course payment will endanger participation.  

  • In case of withdrawal before May 1st  the entire fee will be refunded (minus application fee).

  • In case of withdrawal before June 1st, 50 per cent of the fee will be refunded (minus application fee).

  • In case of with withdrawal after June 1st, the fee (minus application fee) can only be refunded in case a medical statement is provided.

  • We expect all participants to treat others with respect and kindness. We also expect all participants to treat the location and the nature with respect. That is: do not litter, neither indoors nor outdoors.

  • In all houses where people sleep, it is to be quiet from 10 pm. No practicing after this. Respect other people’s needs. Remember that some of the students are only 6-7 years old and therefore they do go to bed early. Try to be quiet when returning from late concerts. All students have to be in their dedicated rooms every night between 11 pm and 6:30 am. If the late concert lasts longer than 11 pm, students are to be in their rooms no later than 15 minutes after finished concert.

  • If you are staying at Valdres folkehøgskule and have been assigned a room here, you have to sleep in the room you have been assigned during the entire course, unless you have a special arrangment with the courseleader, or the campmanager.
  • Starting at 11 pm camp assistans will patrol the area.

  • Concerts, practicing, playing and social gatherings after 10 pm are to be in the main building and the neighboring school building.

  • Use of alcohol and drugs are prohibited for all students under the age of 18, regardless of location. Within the Folkehøgskule area use of alcohol and drugs are prohibited, regardless of age!   

  • Smoking is only allowed on assigned lots.

  • Pets and animals are not allowed within the Folkehøgskole area.
  • Please familiarize yourself with the nearest fire-exit, in regard to the information presented about fire-safety, at the information-meeting.
  • For students under the age of 18, swimming is only allowed in company with authorized staff present. Watch for information about swimming on the board in the main building. 

  • Students who do not follow the rules as listed here, risk being sent home at their own expenses. Valdres Sommersymfoni cannot be held responsible for accidents or wounds resulting from actions against these rules.