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RIPLEY, WEST VIRGINIA

Studio Arts: Stained Glass

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Program #2497RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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David from Oklahoma City, OK Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 05/04/14 - 05/09/14
Our fifth (or sixth) Stained Glass class. In addition to the expert advice of Dave Houser, we particularly enjoy the beautiful and relaxing Cedar Lakes Conference Center. All the instructional and support staff are friendly, helpful and professional. We meet new friends in the students each year, and are very happy to see them year after year.

Tracey from Strongsville, OH Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/27/13 - 11/01/13
I highly recommend the stained glass class at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, WV. It is a beautiful facility and the class was well prepared for and presented. No downsides to it.

Judith from Marysville, PA Number of programs attended: 50
Date attended: 10/27/13 - 11/01/13
This was my second visit to Cedar Lakes to do Stained Glass. I was pleased to see that I am progressing a bit, due largely to the excellent teaching techniques of Dave Houser, instructor. Participants ranged from raw beginners to experienced glass artists. Dave is patient, helpful and very supportive, making this experience very pleasant. I am including a few photos of the projects. The large panel with the trees was begun by Betty in 2000 then languished until this program. She was delighted to complete it. I recommend this program, without reservation. If you've thought about trying your hand at stained glass, this program is for you. Additionally, Cedar Lakes is a beautiful area in the mountains of West Virginia and offers a number of other craft programs. Your companion/spouse/partner can choose another program and you can both enjoy a relaxing, productive time in a beautiful setting.

Jane from Brandon, SD Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
As a beginner in her early 70's I was skeptical as to how much I could accomplish learning a new skill such as stained glass. This class not only was encouraging but inspiring. I hope to practice at home until my next class!

Nancy from Pipestem, WV Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
Cedar Lakes, Ripley, WV is an excellent site for Road Scholar programs. I took the Stained Glass class w/ David Houser and found the entire experience EXCELLENT!


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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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