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John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School transforms lives, bringing people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. 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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Schedule Update and FAQS

Dear Friends,
We hope you and your loved ones are doing well and staying safe during this unprecedented time. Although we have suspended classes and events until further notice, Folk School staff are working at home and individually on campus to ensure we'll be ready to welcome you back as soon as it is safe and appropriate to do so.

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What's happening this week:  


We are currently accepting registrations by phone for 2020 classes. Registration staff are working remotely and can be reached at 1-800-365-5724 or 828-837-2775.

We continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic and make decisions regarding future classes and events. If you are registered for an upcoming class, we encourage you to read our refund policy for class cancellations and our Frequently Asked Questions.







The Folk School has currently suspended all activities including classes, concerts, dances, and events until further notice.

Our facilities are currently closed to visitors, but the main office can be reached at 828-837-2775 or 800-365-5724 or info@folkschool.org. A limited number of essential staff are working remotely or independently on campus.

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Announcements page. 





Folk School Blog
April 1 - June 1, 2020

Keep up to date with the latest news and adventures of Folk School life.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and browse all classes here. Once you've picked out your class, call our registration office at 1-800-365-5724 to register.

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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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