With our PPA Affiliate school, we make it real easy.
All you have to do is register and show up. We take care of the rest for you!

EDUCATION - INCLUDED! Up-close and personal interaction with rock-star instructors. You'll be learning from one instructor, but hanging out all week with others from across the country who share your passion.

HOTEL ROOM - INCLUDED! No need to worry about finding a hotel or making reservations. You'll stay at the new and modern sea-side resort Hyatt Place, located directly on the bay and only steps from the beach and the Atlantic Ocean. So from Sunday night through Thursday night, you're covered!

MEALS - INCLUDED! No need to worry about where to eat, because we take care of that too! The food is amazing, both in quantity and quality. MARS provides restaurant fare, NOT cheap cafeteria food or pizza or hotdogs. A wide variety of offerings are served at each scheduled meal, including vegetarian.

TAXES, GRATUITIES - INCLUDED! No need to worry about 'mysterious' hotel taxes or 'resort' fees. And how's about sitting down to a great meal and when you're done, you just go about your business? No need to worry about paying taxes on the meal or tipping the waitstaff. All covered for you!

FREE PARKING - INCLUDED! If you're driving in, each registered guest of the school is afforded free parking in the covered garage or outdoor lot! That alone at some places might cost you upwards of $180 for the week. Not at MARS. We got ya covered.

SCHOOLWIDE FUNCTIONS - INCLUDED! These events are open to everyone in attendance, giving you more educational information and bang for your buck!

PARTIES and FUN - INCLUDED! No need to worry about having a blast because the parties and entertainment are part of the deal!

Your ALL-INCLUSIVE tuition of $1499 gets you all of this:

  • World class, week-long instruction with one instructor*
  • Seaside resort hotel accommodations (double occupancy)
  • All scheduled meals (including BREAKFAST M-F, LUNCH M-Th, DINNER S,M,W,Th)
  • Special school-wide sessions and events
  • Opening night "Blast-Off" (Cocktail Hour, dinner, and a chance to get acquainted with fellow students and instructors)
  • Grand finale "Wrap Party" (Happy Hour, themed banquet dinner, music, dancing, awards, prizes and more)
  • Giveaways, Doorprizes, Raffles, and more
  • 2 Service Merits for PPA members
  • 5 CEUs for PPA members
  • MARS Certificate of achievement
  • Commemorative group photo
  • Commemorative T-Shirt
  • Convention Program
  • Friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere
  • And a whole lot of fun!

*Sign up early to get your first choice


Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Affiliate school for continuing education in all aspects of photography