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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:  

August 18 – 20, 2017


Basketry ~ Black Ash Fishing Creel with instructor Eric Taylor

Blacksmithing ~ Blacksmithing 101: Forging Basics with instructor Mike LaMarre

Enameling 101: Basics & Beyond with Lynn Ann Miller

Felt Making ~ At Home with Felt with instructor Tasha Miller Girffith

Kaleidoscopes ~ Kaleidoscopes: A Journey into the Universe with instructor Scott Cole

Music ~ Try Native American Flute with instructors Billy Whitefox & Linda Prejeant

Nature Studies ~ Honey Harvesting & Fall Beekeeping with instructor John Clarke

Painting, Drawing ~ Beginning Journaling & Watercolor with instructor Kathy Chastain



3:00-5:30 P.M. Registration
5:30 P.M. Student Orientation in Keith House Community Room
6:45-9:00 P.M. Classes

7:45 A.M. Morningsong & Stories with Julie Webster in Keith House Community Room
9 A.M -12:00 P.M. Classes
1:30-5 P.M. Classes
8:00 – 10:30 P.M. English Country Dance in the Keith House Community Room ~ Admission: $7


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 or view the current eCatalog now. 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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