Each season, hundreds of students participate in the many summer programs of Trollwood. We hope you will have fun in a relaxed, outdoor atmosphere, learning alongside other students of your age and skill level, under the direction of professional artists and teachers. To help you make the most of your Trollwood experience, we offer several services to enhance your learning opportunities, and we surround you with a support staff of caring individuals who truly want you to have the best experience possible!


To find out more information on how we can help you, click on the following: Transportation and Lunches on the tabs on the side. Trollwood does not provide housing for students at this time.


June through August, our receptionist is located in the Marcil Commons and is ready to help with attendance, and enrollment, and will connect you with additional Trollwood staff as needed.

If students are in need of more involved guidance, our student services staff, also in the Marcil Commons, are available to help if student issues arise. Our student services staff will help you find the resources to cope with whatever challenges you may be facing.

The Trollwood program coordinator is available year-round to parents and students who have additional questions about placement, study tracks and levels, or instructional concerns. It is our goal to provide all students with the best possible learning atmosphere and quality of instruction.  Contact Nancy Glaser, Program & Volunteer Services Coordinator, at glasern@fargo.k12.nd.us or 218-477-6513.

​During the month of June, Trollwood will offer bus transportation to Trollwood Performing Arts School from various pickup points in Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead and back again. Routes will run prior to 8:50 am and again after 4:00 pm, allowing you to participate in a full day of programming at Trollwood.

For just $100.00, you may ride the bus both ways, only one way, or switch it up from day to day! Just be sure to let us know if you are taking alternate transportation!  Routes will operate on class days for the month of June.

Pick-up/Drop-off Locations and Times: Bus pick-up/drop-off locations and times are listed below:

North Moorhead/North Fargo Location Pick-up Drop-off
Trollwood Departure NA 4:00 PM
North High School (North side of building main doors) 8:05 AM 4:44 PM
Longfellow (Bus loop on West side of school) 8:10 AM 4:37 PM
Robert Asp (North side of school on 10th Ave) 8:25 AM 4:22 PM
Moorhead High (NE corner of the building near the track) 8:30 AM 4:14 PM
Hopkins Elementary (North side of school on 20th Ave) 8:35 AM 4:08 PM
Trollwood Arrival 8:50 AM NA
West Fargo/South Fargo Location Pick-up Drop-off
Trollwood Departure NA 4:00 PM
South High School (Bus loop on North side of school) 7:55 AM 4:50 PM
West Fargo High (NW corner of school) 8:10 AM 4:35 PM
Cheney Middle School (Bus loop) 8:15 AM 4:29 PM
Sheyenne High (South side of school) 8:25 AM 4:18 PM
Discovery Middle School (Bus loop in front of the school) 8:35 AM 4:11 PM
Trollwood Arrival 8:50 AM NA

Lunch is available at Trollwood June 5-28, Monday-Friday, at the Gallery Cafe. Meals will include: choice of entree, side, vegetable or fruit, and a beverage.

Best Deal! 18 Meal Plan: Punch card entitles you to lunch every day, Just $6.00 for each lunch, $108.00 (18 lunches total). This plan offers the greatest savings, too!

9 Meal Plan: Purchase a punch card that entitles you to lunch half of the days and eat on the days of your choosing. Just $6.67 for each lunch, $60.00 total for 9 lunches.

Click here for the Gallery Cafe form and menu!


Registrations are entered on a first-come, first-served basis. Class and program sizes are limited, so sign up early to secure your spot. Preliminary class schedules and program orientation materials will be mailed out to all registrants prior to the appropriate program start date. A $25 late fee will be assessed on all registrations received after the deadline.


Trollwood reserves the right to alter or cancel programming if deemed necessary. Registration fees will be refunded only if Trollwood cancels a program; otherwise, they are non-refundable.


The Trollwood Performing Arts School summer session is an intense, immersion learning environment. Therefore, the following policies apply:

  1. All students enrolled in Totally Trollwood Academy, Trollwood Academy, Mainstage Musical, Trollwood Players, and Trollwood Conservatory Sessions must participate in Orientation.
  2. Students must attend all classes and each rehearsal in which they are enrolled.
  3. Trollwood classes and rehearsals begin promptly as stated at the dates and times indicated. Tardiness is not allowed. Report to all classes and rehearsals at the start of the period/session ready to participate.
  4. Do not arrive at your classroom more than 10 minutes prior to class time.
  5. Trollwood staff will be on-site from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm. Students in Totally Trollwood Academy and Trollwood Academy should not be dropped off earlier than 8:00 am or picked up later than 4:00 pm unless prior arrangements have been made with the Student Services Advisor.
  6. If you are registered for bus service, you should arrive at your bus stop 5 minutes early. The bus will not wait beyond the scheduled times.  Please contact Student Services any time you plan to take other transportation.
  7. In the event of illness, please stay at home and recuperate. A parent or guardian must notify the Trollwood Receptionist prior to your scheduled program’s daily start time. Our receptionist can be reached at 218.477.6560.
  8. All other absences must be reported to our receptionist by a parent/guardian prior to the absence in order for it to be classified as “excused.” Please schedule all appointments (doctor, dental, etc.) at times when you are not enrolled in classes or rehearsal/construction.
  9. Excessive absences may warrant dismissal from Trollwood. If you have a conflict that would cause you to miss more than 3 days of classes or rehearsals, please contact the Program Coordinator to discuss options.
  10. Trollwood classes will be held rain or shine. On rainy days, please come to the main lobby and if you have an alternate class location it will be posted.


  1. Registrations are entered on a first-come, first-served basis, so you may have been assigned your second or third choice for classes if your first choice was filled at the time of registration.
  2. Changes in schedule can only be initiated by obtaining permission from instructors and the program coordinator. Please see the receptionist for information on class availability if a change is needed.


All Trollwood students taking classes receive final grades for their participation in Trollwood classes and programs as well as written evaluations, which can be valuable tools for students pursuing further study in the arts. Trollwood instructors use a universal grading system to provide the fairest form of evaluation while creating a positive learning environment. Grades are based upon the student’s individual experience level, ability, and growth, and on the following criteria: attendance, participation, cooperation, respect towards peers and teachers, skill development, and willingness to learn/try new things.


Students are expected to comply with standards of behavior deemed acceptable by Fargo Public Schools. No smoking, drinking, use of drugs, stealing, bullying, or profane language will be tolerated during Trollwood activities.