Voice Works – Cost and FAQ

What does it cost?

A $260 deposit is required to hold your space, $50 of which is nonrefundable. Scholarship applicants require a $100 deposit, which is fully refundable until May 23 if you are unable to attend.

  • Adult Tuition: $520
  • Additional Family Member (sibling, spouse, child; limit of two): $260
  • Youth (under 21): $260
  • Canadian Resident: $455 US

Workshop tuition includes admission to everything, including great seats at all public performances.

Full payment is due by May 23, 2023. If your full payment is not made by May 23, your registration will be cancelled. $50 of your deposit is nonrefundable,

Any fee that includes a room: no refunds available after May 6, 2023

Tuition, meals, shuttle: no refunds available after May 23, 2023


If you think you might need financial assistance, Centrum has a robust scholarship program. Apply online as you register. Please note that except in rare cases, scholarships are available for tuition only. Centrum requires a $100 deposit of scholarship applicants, which is fully refundable if you are unable to attend.

Room and Board at Fort Worden

Most participants stay in private dormitory rooms at Fort Worden. You may reserve a dorm room with no meal ticket (there is a limited number of this option). There are a limited number of double rooms, that is, rooms with two beds. If you’d like to stay in a double, please request one and list another registered participant that has signed up for room and board in order to share that room – first come, first served. All rooms come with linens, blankets, and towels, but you should plan on bringing soap and personal toiletry items.

Meals are served at the Fort Worden Commons. The first meal is dinner on June 27; the last meal is breakfast on July 2.

Room and Board Fees:

  • Private Room and all meals: $560
  • Private Room only: $280
  • All meals: $280
  • Lunches only: $70

Other Housing Options

Camp sites and RV spaces are available at Fort Worden, but they tend to fill quickly. Reservations are not made through Centrum, rather, Washington State Parks. To reserve a campsite, visit  https://washington.goingtocamp.com/

For accommodations in town, visit enjoypt.com/stay/

How do I register?

How do I get to Fort Worden?

Centrum operates a summer shuttle from SeaTac airport to Fort Worden. You can sign up during registration. The 2023 Shuttle Guide is coming soon.:

What can I buy in Port Townsend?

Within two miles of Fort Worden, you can get to the post office, a music store, a health food store, a pharmacy, 20 restaurants, gas stations, banks, and several coffee shops.

What should I bring with me?

Good masks, warm clothes (think: layers), as the weather can be cool and windy; your instrument if you play one, a hat, and sunscreen. Also bring picks, extra strings, alarm clock, music recorder and plenty of extra batteries and media, a flashlight, coffee cup, tea bags, camera, snack food, and a reusable water bottle.

Internet access

The internet is available campus-wide at Fort Worden.