Workshop Policies

We are unable to offer scholarships at this time.  The Stone Trust is a new non-profit organization offering workshops at the lowest possible price.  Any funds raised go towards making sure The Stone Trust becomes an established non-profit for many years to come.

Policies for Workshop Participants

  1. Respect the shared environment; no yelling or screaming.
  2. No smoking or chewing tobacco in or around buildings.
  3. No alcoholic beverages or recreational drugs.
  4. No dogs or other pets.
  5. No person under the age of 13.
  6. Do not take anything from the barn. All literature must stay in The Center.
  7. No profanity.
  8. No public music allowed.
  9. Do not enter any other barns other than the apple packing barn for restroom use.
  10. Do not throw anything into the pond.
  11. All participants must be registered and sign the waiver before beginning the workshop.
  12. No non-working, non-enrolled person on the worksite.  Visitors may be greeted outside or away from the worksite.
  13. Wear heavy hiking shoes or boots.
  14. Wear protective eyewear while building or rebuilding walls.
  15. No throwing or tossing any stone more than 6” in any direction!
  16. Be respectful of the shared working environment.  All involved with workshops should behave in an appropriate manner throughout.
  17. Any person who continues to show unsafe work practices, after warning, may be required to leave.

Refund Policy for Workshops

 If The Stone Trust cancels a Workshop:

  • Full refund will be paid to all enrolled participants.

If a participant cancels:

  • More than 14 days prior: 100% refund less a $30 handling fee. $20 fee to apply tuition payment to a different workshop.
  • 7-13 days prior: 50% refund refund less a $30 handling fee. $20 fee to apply remainder of tuition payment to a different workshop.
  • 0-6 days prior: no refund.
  • Workshop tuition is transferable to another person, for the date reserved. There is a $20 fee to do this, and The Stone Trust must be notified at least 48 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.