Please note: Effective January 1, 2022, we will no longer offer a Standby Program for Locals and K-12 Teachers. We'll be announcing the latest opportunities for locals and teachers on our social media channels and eNewsletter. We encourage everyone to sign up and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
Currently, there are no special class opportunities available.
Am I Local? Folk School Local Students are people that are part- and full-time residents of the following counties:
North Carolina: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, Transylvania counties, and Qualla Boundary
Georgia: Fannin, Gilmer, Rabun, Towns and Union counties
Tennessee: Polk and Monroe counties
eNews Group for Local Students If you'd like to receive notices about Folk School events and other opportunities for local students, you may sign up for our eNewsletter (look in the left-hand navigation for the sign-up area).
Make sure you check the LOCAL list when subscribing. (You may also sign up for our regular eNewsletter at this time if you like, which contains different information and is emailed once monthly.)