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Welcome to
Central Pennsylvania
Basket Weavers' Guild


The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild
was founded in January 1997 for the purposes of perpetuating the art of basketry;  stimulating public appreciation, knowledge of and interest in basketry;  and emphasizing the importance of basketry as a heritage craft.

Photo Credit: "Morning Sun" by Jeff Shields


2022 Weaving Odyssey 

September 22-25, 2022
Aspire Inn & Suites
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


CALL FOR INSTRUCTORS CLICK HERE

Welcome to our new website!



WEBSITE CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS

Email the webmaster

CPBWG COVID-19 Guidelines

Please click below to read our protocol to keep guild members and convention attendees safe during this pandemic. 
These are subject to change as pandemic conditions change.

 COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR ALL GUILD EVENTS


CPBWG BOARD     2022-2023

President

Sharon Schaeffer

Vice President/ Programs

 Marilyn Julius

Secretary

Stephanie Hamel

Treasurer

 Becci Melcher

Member at Large:
Communications

Suzanne Williamson

Member at Large:
Membership/Audit

Donna Kumpf

Member at Large:
Special Events

To be filled   

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT NEWSLETTER

The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild has a quarterly newsletter which is emailed to their members. For current newsletter, please click link above.

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES

ARCHIVES in progress, check back soon

CPBWG
EVENTS
CALENDAR 

Here is an overview of upcoming events. For further information and to sign up, click on the link. Contact program chair, Marilyn Julius, if you have any questions.

8

January 

2022

Saturday, January 8, 9:30-3:30:
Temari Balls with Sharon Schaeffer and Holiday Party! The guild will provide lunch. There will be an optional gift exchange. If you want to participate, bring along a wrapped gift in the $5-10 range. Sharon will also pull the winning names from the 2021 UFO challenge. Click below for sign-up sheet and more information. RSVP by January 3!

Giant Grocery Store Community Center
Camp Hill, PA 17011


12

February 

2022

CANCELLED 
GUILD WEAVE: Two Basket Choices, Pamela Wilson, 9:00-5:00, see details below.
SIGN UP BY JANUARY 3!
SNOW DATE: February 19.

Gravel Hill United Methodist Church
Palmyra, PA


GUILD MEMBERSHIP


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A MEMBERSHIP FORM

Membership to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild is $20 per calendar year (January to December). Benefits include monthly guild weaves (January, February, March, May, June, July, August, October, November) and an annual Retreat in April as well as several weaving locations. The retreat is open to members only. We also host a basket convention, A Weaving Odyssey each September. No guild meetings are scheduled in December. We currently have more than 100 members who reside in Pennsylvania, Maryland and nearby states. We welcome new members! If you would like to "try" a class, before becoming a member, contact the Program Chair (fees may be needed for supplies).