Dancers at a ball, bows and curtsies. Photo credit: Fiona Miller. 

Welcome to the Scottish Country Dance Teachers' Association (Canada)

IMPORTANT SUMMER EVENTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR TCW AND SUMMER SCHOOL ENDED ON MAY 15, 2019.  FEES INCREASED BY 10% AFTER THAT DATE.

While we still need to maintain a waiting list for resident registrations, you can complete the registration form without paying and we will notify you if a space becomes available.

The committee is pleased that so many people have registered for this year's events and hope we don't have to turn anyone away.

If you wish to attend either event as a non-resident, or if you have questions, please contact the Registrar   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TAC supports Scottish Country Dance Teachers and Dancers in North America and throughout the world. We have been serving the dance community for over 60 years and continue to grow and evolve.

  • Each year we organize a week-long Summer School with classes open to all levels of dancers from basic through experienced; Summer School is hosted at venues in Canada and the USA in late July or early August
  • We offer training for dancers wishing to become teachers
  • We offer scholarships to attend Summer School as a teacher candidate, dancer, or musician
  • Through TACBooks and TACSound we offer access to dance descriptions and music
  • Our outreach program offers assistance to teachers and dancers in isolated locations or who may not have access to qualified teachers

 

Dancers at Summer School

 

TAC Membership

If you are a teacher of Scottish Country Dance having passed RSCDS Teaching Certificate Level 1 (Units 1, 2 & 3 or the Prelim) or Level 2 (Units 4 & 5 or Full), join the group and have access to the full range of services and support that TAC offers.

Where are our members located?

  • Canada: 35%
  • USA: 40%
  • Rest of the World: 25%

 

Canada Day Dance at Summer School

 

Our goals and objectives are to:

  • encourage and promote participation in Scotland's heritage of Country Dancing
  • promote the highest possible level of approved standards of Scottish Country Dancing
  • foster excellence in the teaching of Scottish Country Dancing
  • undertake to preserve and disseminate materials supportive of the above objectives
  • promote the continuance of the musical tradition in Scottish Country Dancing
  • stimulate co-operation between all teachers and dancers

 Summer School 2018