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An immersive pottery retreat

Welcome To Claycation

Where Creativity Meets Connection!

Immerse yourself in a pottery retreat like no other, designed to ignite your passion for creation and forge meaningful connections with fellow enthusiasts. This retreat offers an intimate experience for groups of three to six individuals, nestled in the charming ambiance of a 104-year-old heritage house.

Picture yourself on the newly renovated third-floor attic, surrounded by panoramic views of the Saskatchewan prairie sky. Here, you'll find inspiration in the elements as you embark on a journey through Earth, Water, Air, and Fire.

Throughout the weekend, expert instructor Marea will guide you through four pottery techniques in our basement studio. From mastering the pottery wheel to hand-building techniques, you'll uncover the secrets of crafting functional pottery items with your own hands.

No prior pottery experience? No problem! Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, our retreat caters to all skill levels. All materials are provided, allowing you to dive headfirst into the creative process without hesitation.

You'll learn the art of glazing and the intricacies of loading and unloading a pottery kiln. With 25 years of experience teaching visual art and two decades of pottery expertise, I bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to every session.

But.... Elemental Claycation is more than just a pottery retreat—it's a journey of self-discovery and connection. Immerse yourself in the elements as you explore the depths of your creativity and bond with like-minded individuals.

Join us for an unforgettable weekend of creativity, camaraderie, and clay. Reserve your spot now and embark on a transformative journey with Elemental Claycation!

Available Dates

See what dates we have available for your next Claycation!

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Itinerary

Embark on a transformative Claycation journey crafted for pottery enthusiasts. Day 1: Welcome & orientation. Day 2: Dive into wheel throwing & hand-building with expert guidance. Day 3: Advanced skill refinement, glazing, & closing celebration. Depart with new skills, memories, & lasting camaraderie.

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Food & Accommodations

Savor delightful meals during your Claycation, crafted with care to nourish body and soul. Enjoy hearty breakfasts, communal lunches with locally sourced ingredients, and dinners filled with laughter and camaraderie. Unwind in our cozy 104-year-old heritage house, offering comfort, character, and panoramic views of the Saskatchewan prairie sky, creating a welcoming sanctuary for recharging throughout your pottery journey.

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Fees

Experience Claycation without hidden costs. Our all-inclusive package covers expert instruction, studio access, comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and pottery materials. Embrace creativity and connection without worry. Join us for an unforgettable adventure where the only fee is your investment in growth and happiness.

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in a one of a kind pottery retreat nestled in the heart of the Saskatchewan prairies. Led by Marea (that's me) offering you an opportunity to unleash your creativity and hone your pottery skills. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned potter, my retreat carters to all skill levels, providing a supportive and inclusive environment for exploration and growth. 

Join us for an enchanting weekend of creativity, camaraderie, and clay. Whether you're seeking a weekend escape or a chance to reconnect with your creative spirit, Elemental Claycation promises an experience like no other. Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey of discovery with us!

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Candy-Lynn Chuckry, SK

"Claycation is the perfect way to leave the stress of life behind and allows you to take a breath.  The calm that exists is amazing.  Focus on yourself, create a clay masterpiece, read a book or take a nap.  Whatever you do, you will leave refreshed and revitalized." 
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Rita St. Amant,  SK

"Creativity comes in all forms. Reconnecting with old friends at the Claycation, over a weekend of creating was fun. Pottery was something I always wanted to try but now realize how hard it was. I would definitely do this again. The Experience was fantastic."
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Rhonda Shannon, SK

"Claycation is the perfect reason to leave your husband at home, make some fun pieces on the wheel, and connect with strangers who become your best friends!"
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Meet Marea

Your Pottery Instructor

With a passion for pottery that spans over 21 years, Marea is an accomplished artist and experienced instructor who is dedicated to sharing her love for clay with others. Her journey with pottery began 21 years ago when she first discovered the transformative power of working with clay. Since then, Marea has honed her skills through years of practice, experimentation, and study, developing a deep understanding of various pottery techniques and styles.

Marea's teaching philosophy is rooted in nurturing creativity, fostering a supportive environment, and encouraging personal growth. 

At Elemental Claycation, Marea is committed to guiding participants through an immersive and enriching pottery experience, where they can learn new skills, explore their artistic potential, and connect with others in a welcoming and inclusive setting. Whether you're a beginner taking your first steps in pottery or an experienced potter looking to refine your craft, Marea's patient guidance and expert instruction will empower you to unleash your creativity and create pottery pieces that reflect your unique vision and style.

Join Marea at Elemental Claycation and embark on a journey of artistic discovery, creativity, and community. Together, let's turn clay into art and memories into masterpieces.

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See what Claycationer's have made

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If you’d like more information about our Elemental Claycation, get in touch today.

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