About Us
Registration Info
Come for a Day
Support the Folk School
Folk School News
Folk School History
For Locals
Little Middle Folk School
Craft Shop
Work/Study and Student Hosts
Going Green
Contact Us
Request a Catalog

Sign up for our
Email Newsletter


Donate Now


John C. Campbell Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening. Located in scenic Brasstown, North Carolina, the Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing.

Read more

See what's new at the Folk School!

Check out our YouTube Channel

What's happening this week:  

April 26 – May 1, 2015


Beads, Glass ~ Beyond the Basics – Bump Up Those Beads with instructor Terry Hale

Blacksmithing ~ Heat and Beat – Building the Basics with instructor Matt Jenkins

Jewelry ~ Not Your Mother’s Wire Wrap with instructor Judy Peppers

Knitting ~ Embellished Knitting with instructor Charles D. Gandy

Music ~ Continuing Bluegrass Banjo with instructors Geoff Hohwald & David Ellis

Painting, Surface Design ~ Silk Painting 101 with instructor Vicky Luffman

Paper Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Dyeing, Book Arts ~ A Sense of “Place”: Marking Pages, Making Books with instructor Sandy Webster



7:45 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore and Stories with David Brose in Keith House Community Room
Special Guests are John Schwab & Whitt Meade

7:15 A.M. Bird Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Visit Winding Stream Pottery Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances. No Experience needed. Everyone Welcome!
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”


Spring Maypole Dance
May 2, 2015

Come watch the Brasstown Morris Dancers and Band as the Folk School Celebrates it's 90th year.

Read more

Request a 2015 Catalog!
All 2015 classes are now open for registration. Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for classes here on our website. Begin by clicking on the Find A Class button.

Read more


1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 • (fax) 828.837.8637
Contact us by email

John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Craft Shop and History Center Hours:
Mon. - Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

John C. Campbell Folk School is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Read our Privacy Policy

© John C. Campbell Folk School