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Special Class Opportunities


Occasionally, we will offer complimentary classes to local residents. These classes are posted on this page on our website as they become available. We encourage you to check this page often.

Details:
  • Each person may only enroll in one of these classes within a 12 month period.
  • You must be "local." Read below in the Am I Local? section to see if you qualify.
  • Tuition is FREE, but each student will be required to pay a $25 registration fee and any additional materials costs. If there is space available and you choose to stay on campus, regular housing and meals rates apply.
  • These are available on a first-come first-serve basis and may not be used on a class for which you are already registered.
  • If you choose to register, you must do this by phone or in person - no online registrations, please. Call our Registration Staff (828-837-2775 or 800-365-5724) and be sure to mention that you are inquiring about the special complimentary class and the $25 registration fee to the person answering your call.


Classes Currently Available:

September 30, 2018
Book Arts: Exploring Polymer Clay for Book Arts
with instructor Dayle Doroshow
2 spaces available

The exciting medium of polymer clay lends itself easily and uniquely to the arts of bookmaking and journals. Book covers and pages can be made of clay using varied techniques including etching, carving, texturing, sculpting, painting, copy transfer, and many others. Sample these and savor time for individual projects to be imagined and realized, with exquisite results. No experience required.

September 30, 2018
Woodcarving: Bird Carving: Eastern Bluebird
with instructor Riley Monroe
2 spaces available

Eastern Bluebird populations have rebounded thanks to conservation efforts. A member of the thrush family, it is about 7" high with rounded head, large eyes, and short tail, and the male is known for its vivid blue feathers. Using reference photos and measurements from scaled sketches, carve a likeness of this beautiful bird in tupelo wood with power-carving tools. Improve your skills in carving, burning & texturing feathers, and painting with acrylics in the process. Power-carving experience is essential, and you are asked to bring your tools.





Am I Local?
Folk School Local Students are people that are part- and full-time residents of the following counties:
  • North Carolina: Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Qualla Boundary
  • Georgia: Fannin, Gilmer, Rabun, Towns and Union
  • Tennessee: Polk

Students must present a valid driver’s license, voter registration card, or tax bill showing their local address.
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If you'd like to receive notices about Local Scholarships and other benefits for local students, please check back on this page often, or 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.)
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John C. Campbell Folk School
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Brasstown, NC 28902


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