Summer Programs Crafts & Cuisine

Hall of Philosophy

To register call the Visitor’s Center phone at 964-1830 after May 31. Registration for craft classes is made by phone at least one week ahead of time and confirmed upon receipt of the check; sorry there are no refunds unless someone else registers in your place.

Send your check to Summer Programs, PO Box 637, Mt. Gretna, PA 17064


CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2022: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 6:00 PM 
Create felted pumpkins with Sharon Carlucci.
Monday, June 20, 2022 6:00 PM
Mandala Stones, with Barb Kleinfelter and Patty Gokey, are meditative symbols that are created by painting smooth river rocks with intricate patterns of dots. The art and practice of creating the mandala is a form of meditation, a soothing ritual that allows the painter to express creativity and find a sense of calmness. (see photo) Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All supplies and instruction are provided. $15.00/person. Class size up to 25. Register by June 13.  See photo HERE
Saturday, June 18, 2022 10:00AM -2:00 PM
Making and Breaking Bread. Timber Hills resident, Bill Leonard hosts us at his self-built bread oven. Learn the finer points of making the perfect loaf of bread. Must register by June 11 by calling 717-964-1830. Class size is limited to 8. Cost $25.
Thursday, July 07, 2022 6:00 PM
Eating to Avoid Inflammation. Are your joints aching, red, swollen and not working as well as you'd like? Are you fatigued, perhaps dealing with digestive issues? The food you choose to eat can contribute to those issues. We'll discuss what foods are good for your joints, what you eat that may contribute to less than optimal function - and what alternative options you have. We'll fire up the grill to make some foil packet dinners that you can cook in the oven or on the grill using those ingredients. Vegetarian choices will also be included. (And of course, we'll enjoy eating the fruits of our labors.) Facilitated by Kathy Snavely, Kathy's Cuisine. Limit of 15. Cost $15.
Monday, August 01, 2022 6:00 PM
In this 3 hour class, Kathleen Forney, Fused Glass Artist will review the fundamentals of Fused Glass. Students will learn techniques for cutting glass and incorporating that glass into a pattern of their design on a palette of clear glass. That glass will be transformed into an 8x8 quilted glass plate in the color of their choice. Students’ 2nd choice will be a landscape created from various elements of glass arranged on a blue/green glass palette. Kathleen will be responsible for contacting the students to determine the project they choose to design. The piece will be taken to Kathleen's studio to be fired. The pieces will be returned in one to two weeks. Cost $50. Register by July 25th.  See photos HERE and HERE