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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.

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What's happening this week:  

July 23 – 28, 2017


Basketry ~ A Twilling Experience with instructor Nancy Jones

Blacksmithing ~ Welcome to Blacksmithing with instructor Ron Nichols

Enameling ~ In the Heat of the Moment: Torch-fired Enameling with instructor Anne Havel

Felt Making, Rugs ~ Critter to Carpet – Raw Fleece to Fantastic Rugs with instructor Becky Walker

Jewelry, Metalwork ~ Mixed Metal Mania with instructors Kim & Norm St. Jean

Music ~ Ukulele for Everyone with instructor Jim Pankey

Painting ~ “Through Windows and Doors” with instructors Suzanne DesLauriers & Carolyn Molder



7:15 A.M. Morning Walk (Meet in the Keith House Coffee Room)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Phil Mattox
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose in the Keith House Community Room

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Pressley Girls
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Valley River Vineyards & Winery
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”


Request A 2017/2018 Catalog!

Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for classes from July 2017 through June 2018. Request a Catalog here. You can also search and register for all classes here on our website. Begin by clicking on the Find A Class button.

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Our New Director Has Been Named

Jerry Jackson has been named our new executive director! He will begin work in August. Learn more about this exciting news in our press release.

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1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 • (fax) 828.837.8637
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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.

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