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RIPLEY, WEST VIRGINIA

The Story of the Celts

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Program #20068RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Apr 7 — Apr 12, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.

Contact info:
HC 88, Box 21
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com

Room amenities: Cozy comforatable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table and scenic view.

Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65.00 night for private room.
We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 07 - Arrival & Check In/Orientation Meals begin with ...
Arrive To: Arrive at Cedar Lakes Conference Center and check in.

Dinner: Enjoy home-style dinner in Lakeview Dining Hall at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Evening: A welcome and orientation session begins at 7pm

Lodging: Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.

Contact info:
HC 88, Box 21
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com

Room amenities: Cozy comforatable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table and scenic view.

Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65.00 night for private room.
We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 08 - General introduction. The Emergence of the Celts ...
General introduction. The Emergence of the Celts in Eastern Europe and early Celtic Art in Austria and Switzerland.

Breakfast: Enjoy home-style breakfast in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Morning: Celtic settlements in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Brittany. Irish mythology and legends and the Celtic imprint on early Irish monastic art and letters.

Lunch: Enjoy home-style lunch in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Irish poetry, literature, music and dance.

Dinner: Enjoy home-style dinner in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Evening: Evening entertainment in Holt Lodge meeting room.

Lodging: Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.

Contact info:
HC 88, Box 21
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com

Room amenities: Cozy comforatable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table and scenic view.

Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65.00 night for private room.
We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 09 - The cultural traditions of Scotland.
Breakfast: Enjoy home-style breakfast in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Morning: Lowlands, Highlands and Islands. Wales: the land of song. The harp in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Lunch: Enjoy home-style lunch in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Afternoon: The Isle of Man and Cornwall. Celtic languages and their survival.

Dinner: Enjoy home-style dinner in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Evening: Evening entertainment in Holt Lodge meeting room.

Lodging: Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.

Contact info:
HC 88, Box 21
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com

Room amenities: Cozy comforatable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table and scenic view.

Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65.00 night for private room.
We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, April 10 - The Continental Celts of Brittany, Asturia and Ga...
Breakfast: Enjoy home-style breakfast in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Morning: European influences on Celtic cultures.

Lunch: Enjoy home-style lunch in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Pipes and reeds. Fairs, festivals and feast days. Food and ritual. The Holy Grail and the Pilgrim's journey.

Dinner: Enjoy home-style dinner in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Evening: Evening entertainment in Holt Lodge meeting room.

Lodging: Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.

Contact info:
HC 88, Box 21
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com

Room amenities: Cozy comforatable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table and scenic view.

Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65.00 night for private room.
We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, April 11 - Celtic Cultures in North America.
Breakfast: Enjoy home-style breakfast in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Morning: The Music and Dance of Newfoundland, Cape Breton Island, Quebec and Ottawa. The Celtic imprint on Old Time American, Bluegrass and Country Music.

Lunch: Enjoy home-style lunch in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Minstrely, vaudeville, variety and Tin Pan Alley. Irish tenors in North America. The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. Riverdance mania.

Dinner: Our final evening meal will be served to us by the friendly dining hall staff at Lakeview Dining Hall.

Evening: We will end our week with a fabulous concert of Traditional Irish Music featuring Mick Moloney and friends.

Lodging: Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, April 12 - Farewells and Departure
Breakfast: Enjoy home-style breakfast in Lakeview Dining Hall.

Morning: Program ends after breakfast.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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