Updated: February, 2010
is the Academy located?
Our facility is
located in Northridge, California - 35 miles northwest of
Los Angeles. The address is:
19521 Business Center Drive, Northridge, CA 91324. It is
approximately 35 minutes drive north of Los Angeles
hotel is closest to the Academy?
We recommend you stay at the Extended Stay of America.
The hotel is a very basic, no-frills hotel, but it is a
convenient 5-minute walk to the academy. The hotel
address is: 19325 Londelius Street, Northridge, CA 91324.
The hotel has suite-style rooms with a kitchenette, and
accommodates 1 to 4 guests. It is located in a safe
neighborhood and is nearby chain restaurants and shopping
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transportation and the class schedule. If you would
like the name of another hotel option, please feel free to
contact us and we can assist you.
How close is Northridge to the
theme parks and other points of interest?
Northridge is located 60 miles north of Disneyland theme
parks and 25 miles north of Universal Studio. We are
30 minutes away from Hollywood Boulevard and Beverly Hills.
If you like to visit the famous Malibu Beach, it is only a
25 minutes drive from our facility.
Which airport should I
Students should fly into
Los Angeles International Airport - LAX. Do not fly into
Burbank or John Wayne airports.
How do I get to the Academy from Los
Click here for detailed
information regarding hotel, transportation and the class
How do I get to the Academy from the
A staff member from CalJava will pick up students at
8:00 AM. from the Extended Stay hotel. Students may also walk.
Should I be worried about meals while I am taking classes?
Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided
during the class sessions.
What do I need to bring
CalJava will provide all
the necessary materials (cake dummies, rolled fondant, tools
and cutters, piping gel, etc.) that are necessary for you to
complete the class projects. However, we recommend
students bring their own apron to wear over their clothes
during class. If you would like, you may bring a photo
album or pictures from past works to share with your fellow
Will students have the opportunity
to bring their finished project home?
Yes. If you would like for us to ship the projects to
you, there will be additional shipping and handling fees.
the student receive Certificate of Completion?
Yes, each student will receive a signed Certificate at
the last day of class.
May I take pictures
Yes, you may take still pictures only (please, no video
What if CalJava has to cancel my
class and I have already booked my travel plans?
It is rare, but occasionally CalJava may have to cancel
a class. If this occurs, rest assured CalJava will
provide the students with as much advanced notice as
possible and will refund the student's Course Fee
immediately. It is the student's responsibility to
cancel their hotel reservations and airline flights.
As a safety measure, students may purchase travel insurance
and may do so at their own expense. Please contact
your airline carrier for travel insurance fees and