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Workstudy and Host Program Information and Applications

Watering the Folk School's garden
Work-Study Students live at the Folk School for nine weeks. During this time they work six of the weeks and take Folk School classes for three of the weeks. The work is mostly outdoors on the gardens and grounds, but there are other duties as well.

2014 Work-Study Sessions
Session 1 (Jan 12-Mar 15) FULL
Session 2 (Mar 16-May 17) FULL
Session 3 (May 18- July 19) FULL
Session 4 (July 20- Sept 20) FULL
Session 5 (Sept 21- Nov 22) FULL
All the work-study crews for 2014 are full! 2015 session dates and the 2015 application will be posted here in July 2014.

The 2014 application may be downloaded here

Course information may be found on this website or you may request a print catalog, also on the Folk School’s website or by calling 1-800-FOLKSCH

For more information on the Work-Study Program, please email john@folkschool.org.

The number of work-study positions is limited. Please note that applicants not accepted into a session may be invited to reapply for a subsequent session. Application fee is good for one year.
Student Host

A former host practices woodturning at the Folk School
Student Hosts live at the School for a four month period, and are responsible for making sure that students have a good experience. In exchange, Student Hosts may take one class each week.

Available Dates:
All 2013 & 2014 host positions have been filled. Cancellations happen from time to time, so we still welcome applications.

Click here for the Student Host Job Description.

Student Host Application

April 19th, 2015 – August 8th, 2015
June 14, 2015 – October 3rd, 2015
October 4th 2015 - January 23rd, 2016
November 29th 2015 – March 19th 2016

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

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