About Us

About Fiddlehead Center for the Arts – Scarborough

Founded in September 2005 to offer a safe place for imaginative learning in the Arts and Sciences… to provide artistic and educational programs for children and adults of all ages… to inspire and challenge creativity, self-discovery and self-confidence.

As a non-profit organization, all donations made to Fiddlehead Center for the Arts ~ Scarborough are tax deductible as allowed by law. To learn more about how you can support this community arts organization, please contact us at 883-5720 or email info@fiddleheadscarborough.org.

For information about employment at Fiddlehead, check out our Employment Opportunity page.

Fiddlehead Board of Directors

  • Amy Myshrall – President
  • Sarah Crossman – Vice President
  • Amy Colton – Treasurer
  • Michelle Markam – Secretary
  • Maureen McLaughlin – Special Events Coordinator
  • Kim Webber – Fundraiser Coordinator

Contact Information

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts Scarborough
226 Gorham Road
Scarborough, Maine 04074

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Director of Operations

Jared Libby




General Information

Fiddlehead Class/Holiday Schedule: Fiddlehead (FCAS) will have classes on one-day holidays, except Memorial & Labor Days. The vacation schedule is listed below. Please note that we DO have classes on school ‘in service’ days.

Inclement Weather Cancellation Policy: FCAS cancellations will be listed on local TV channels as well as our Facebook page.

Class Make-up Policy:

  • Classes canceled by FCAS (usually due to inclement weather, electrical outages…) have make-up dates built into the schedule. One make-up per class per session.
  • Classes canceled by the instructor (due to illness or other personal reasons): The instructor will re-schedule classes, which may be on a different day & time than the regularly scheduled class.
  • Classes canceled or skipped by the student: These classes/music lessons will not be made up or refunded.

Financial Information

Fiddlehead Unlimited Refund Policy:

  • If applicant withdraws less than 60 days from the first class, or during the school year, the early withdrawal penalty will be the equivalent of a one month payment plus the deposit/registration fee. Additional monies paid will be refunded based on the number of weeks remaining in the program.
  • If applicant withdraws more than 60 days prior to the first class, all monies paid (except the non-refundable deposit/registration fee) will be refunded.

General Session Class Refund Policy:

  • Class canceled for the session by FCA or if student notifies FCA of withdrawal 14 days or more before class start date: 100% refund of tuition & materials fee is granted.
  • Student notifies FCA of withdrawal 13 days or less before class start date: 75% of tuition and materials fee is granted as a credit towards a future class.
  • Student withdraws on or before the second class date: 50% of tuition only is granted as a credit towards a future class.
  • Student withdraws after second class date: No refund or credit is granted.
  • Classes canceled or skipped by the student: These classes/music lessons will not be made up or refunded.

Payment Plans

Private Music lessons:

  • Full payment due by the first lesson.
  • Refund: A two week withdrawal notice is required for all private music lessons. A pro-rated refund will be issued for all but 2 weeks after notification.