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Caylor Forge Apprentice Blacksmith
Member Agreement

This Agreement covers all Caylor Forge

Apprentice Blacksmith Member Responsibilities and Policies

as of February 14, 2022.

Apprentice Blacksmith Member Responsibilities & Policies

These Member Responsibilities and Policies are subject to change without notice, from time to time in our sole discretion. We will notify you of amendments to these Member Responsibilities and Policies by posting them to and/or by email provided in your application form.

Effective immediately, the following Member Responsibilities and Policies will take effect:

  1. In case of an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

  2. You have 3 days from the application form submission date to submit written cancellation of your membership without penalty and receive a full refund. Refund will be processed within 5 business days.

  3. Submit written requests for membership cancellation at least 2 business days before the end of the month. You will be billed 100% of the membership fee if canceled late or during the 3-month commitment.

  4. Written cancellation or hold requests can be submitted in person or by email to

  5. You will be billed $50 for the application fee.

  6. You will be billed $200 (Full membership) or $100 (Part-time membership) recurring using cash or Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) on the 1st of each month. A membership commitment is required, followed by month-to-month membership.

    • The membership, $600 paid in a one-time payment or multiple payments monthly, is required, regardless of attendance.

    • If the payment fails to process, membership benefits will cease until payment is made

    • Missed facility use/instruction time due to poor attendance/non-payment will not be credited/prorated.

  7. You will be billed late fees for membership dues paid after 11:59 pm on the 1st day of the month.

    • A $15 late fee will be assessed if payment is made between the 2nd and 5th of the month

    • An additional $10 fee will be assessed to reactivate your account if paid after 11:59 pm on the 5th of the month

  8. Non-payment will subject the membership to termination if the member:

    • Fails to remit payment before 11:59 pm on the 5th day of the month

    • Accrues more than 2 non-consecutive late payments in a 12-month period

  9. Failure to make timely payments results in membership termination and the account will be sent to collections. Re-instatement will be withheld for a minimum of 18 months or at management’s discretion.

  10. Reimbursement/prorated fees will not be provided for any reason.

  11. Membership may be placed on hold up to 2 months per year. Hold requests are required in writing at least 2 days before the end of the month to prevent the payment from processing. 

    • If the request is submitted by the 5th day of the month, received payment will be credited to a future month.

    • If the member cancels the membership before the credit is used, the credit is non-refundable.

  12. A parent/guardian must be present on the premises. A minor may be accompanied and released to people with photo identification listed in the minor's profile as an "additional parent/guardian" or an "emergency contact" at the request of the parent/guardian. If the parent/guardian or listed delegate leaves the minor unattended on the premises:

    • The minor will immediately be removed from class and authorities will be contacted if applicable.

    • Membership for the minor and parent/guardian will be terminated immediately without a refund.

  13. Membership is immediately terminated if the member engages in any of, but not limited to, the following:

    • Endangerment of self or others, including but not limited to, horseplay and carelessness

    • Intentional/unintentional damage to equipment

    • Theft or damage of the property of other members, Caylor Forge, owners, staff, volunteers, or affiliates

    • Intentional/unintentional failure or neglect to follow shop safety guidance

    • Hazing, bullying, hate speech, etc. in any capacity

  14. Caylor Forge and Leatherworks, LLC. functions under a “you break it, you buy it” policy.

    • Written and signed payment arrangement for property/equipment broken by you or your minor is expected the same day.

    • If the payment arrangement is not followed, we will pursue legal recourse.

  15. Membership requires agreement to the current version of the Caylor Forge Liability Waiver.

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