In the early 80s, the Crafts Center joined Road Scholar (Elderhostel) program, an international network of colleges and other institutions offering special classes for participants, 40 years and older. Last year
over 500 students from throughout the United States participated in the week long craft workshops. Many are returning after their first experience and stay in the peaceful and quiet surroundings nestled in the Appalachian Mountains near Ripley, WV.
A typical week starts
with dinner Sunday evening and orientation. Classes are scheduled
from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm daily with special activities in the evening. Visits
by local dignitaries and musicians, slide shows, and visits to local
points of interest are included during the week. A banquet
on Thursday evening culminates the week and participants bid one another
good-bye after lunch on Friday before heading back home.
Registration for these week long
classes is normally handled directly by the national office of Road Scholar (Elderhostel).
The Crafts Center also can be of help in learning more about the program.
Registration for local commuters is handled by the Crafts Center.
The cost of a typical Road Scholar (Elderhostel) week is $487 for workshop, room and
For more information about our Road Scholar (Elderhostel) program,
please contact Gloria Gregorich at the Cedar Lakes Crafts Center.
|December 1 - 6
- Quick Holiday Quilting - Roberta Farmer
- Holiday Stained Glass - David Houser
- Holiday Woodcarving - Bob Barris
- Holiday Woodturning - Joe Smith
- Holiday Baskets and Woven Ornaments - Gail Hutchinson
- Holiday Dulcimer Playing - Shelley Stevens
To register for any of our Road Scholar (Elderhostel) Craft
Classes, please contact Road Scholar (Elderhostel) directly.
Road Scholar (Elderhostel) instructor Dr. Mick Moloney, folklist & musician was awarded the National Heritage Award from the National Endowment of the Arts.
Road Scholar (Elderhostel)
11 Avenue de Layfayette
Boston, MA 02111-1746
Cedar Lakes - Conference Center
82 FFA Drive, Ripley, WV 25271
(304)372-7860 or Fax: (304)372-7881
Operated by WV Department of Education