2500
West Virginia
Woodcarving: Relief and in the Round
Add a whittle adventure to your life and explore the art of woodcarving, learning about tools, techniques and finishing and working alongside instructors to create your own designs.
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Program No. 2500RJ
Length
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
15 meals
5 B 5 L 5 D
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DAY
1
Hotel and program registration/Dinner/Orientation
Ripley, WV
D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Registration 3:00 p.m. Dinner 5:00 p.m. Orientation 6:30 p.m.

Afternoon: Hotel and program registration in the administrative building begins at 3:00 p.m.

Dinner: Dinner is served from 5:00- 6:00 p.m. cafeteria style in the Lakeview dining hall.

Evening: We will meet in the first floor meeting room of Holt Lodge at 6:30 p.m. for orientation, introductions and an update on the weekly agenda.

DAY
2
Class/Evening Entertainment
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Evening Entertainment at 6:30 p.m.

Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:30-8:15 a.m..

Morning: Class will begin at 8:30 a.m. with introductions and a review of the weeks projects. The instructor will demonstrate the art of carving and provide the project of the day.

Lunch: Served at Lakeview dining hall from 12:00-1:00 p.m..

Afternoon: We will continue to work on carving techniques and begin a selected carving project of our own.

Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00-6:00 p.m..

Evening: Evening entertainment will be a trip into Ripley for a classic movie at the historically restored Alpine Theater. We will meet in Holt Lodge meeting room at 6:30 p.m. to board a bus for the short trip and will return by 8:30 p.m..

DAY
3
Class/Evening Open Studio
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Evening Open Studio 6:30 p.m..

Breakfast: Served in the Lakeview dining hall 7:30-8:15 a.m.

Morning: We will begin class with a technique demonstration on paints and staining by the instructor and a lecture on the various types of wood used in carving. We will continue our carving projects.

Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Afternoon: In this afternoon class we will continue with our selected projects.

Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Evening: Open Studio begins at 6:30 p.m. with classrooms open for us to work in the evening.

DAY
4
Class/Evening Entertainment
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Evening Entertainment 6:30 p.m.

Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15-8:30 a.m.

Morning: This morning we will work to complete our first project and select another piece to begin.

Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Afternoon: The instructor continues to work one-on-one with as needed assistance with technique or design.

Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Evening: At 6:30 p.m. bus for a short 2 mile trip to an authentic Appalachian Moonshine Distiller where we will enjoy the history, tour and tastings of West Virginia Moonshine.

DAY
5
Class/Class Dinner/Evening Studio Tour
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Class Dinner 5:00 p.m. Evening Studio Tour 6:30 p.m.

Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15-8:30 a.m.

Morning: We will continue work to finish started carvings and if time permits start a new one.

Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Afternoon: We will continue carving and set up our displays for the evening studio tour.

Dinner: At 5:00 p.m. we will eat together as a class in the side dining room and share experiences from the week.

Evening: Evening At 6:30 p.m. we will do a walk through the class rooms to see what the participants accomplished during the week. We will then meet in Holt Lodge meeting room for light refreshments.

DAY
6
Class Concludes/Hotel Check-out/Lunch/Departure
Ripley, WV
B,L

Activity note: Class until 11:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30-12:30 a.m. Hotel Check-out 11:00 a.m.

Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15-8:30 a.m.

Morning: We will complete our work and the instructor will review the weeks lessons.

Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Program concludes after lunch.

Afternoon: We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please join our Facebook page and share photos of your program. Visit us at www.facebook.com/rsadventures. Best wishes for all your journeys!






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