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Volunteer and Service Learning Weekend

Volunteer and Service Learning Weekend

Thursday, April 18 - Sunday, April 21, 2018

The chickadees are singing, the sun is shining — spring is coming! Join us as we spruce up campus for busy summer months. There will be service learning courses to choose from as well as plenty of volunteer projects to pitch in on.

Youth Deckhanding & Youth Sailing Camp

Youth Deckhanding & Youth Sailing Camp

Two youth sailing programs now open!

Youth Sailing Camp

Learn the basics of sailing onboard the traditionally-rigged schooner Hjørdis.
Ages 12 - 16. July 10th - 11th. Register here!

Youth Deckhand

Get your sea legs this summer! Cook County youth are encouraged to apply for the summer-long youth deckhand program. Receive sail training and work on the Hjørdis part-time.
Ages 16+. June - August. Apply by April 13th!

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Dreamed of joining the North House team? Exciting news, North House is now hiring for two positions!

Communications & Marketing Manager

Serve in a lead role projecting, shaping and advancing the story of North House.

Front Office Manager

Connect directly to day-to-day operations – enrolling students, welcoming visitors, providing information.

Resident Artisan Blog

Read what our resident artisans have been up to!

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Somewhere, not far from here, but perhaps not in Cook County, sheep have been shorn, and lambs…

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North Housers, Blog Post #2 from me coming at you.  I spent a good part of February…

Request a Catalog

Request a Catalog

Request your free copy of the North House Catalog.