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Mini courses, family programs, craft demos, workshops, artisan residencies, and more!

North House programs offer a great way for anyone to come down and get a taste of craft. Some programs don't require pre-registration, making them convenient drop-in opportunties if you happen to be around campus!

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Youth Summer Camps

Mon, Jul 26, 2021 - Thu, Jul 29, 2021 – Creativity in Nature
Mon, Jul 26, 2021 - Thu, Jul 29, 2021 – Youth Sailing Camp
Mon, Aug 2, 2021 - Thu, Aug 5, 2021 – Youth Sailing Camp
Mon, Aug 2, 2021 - Thu, Aug 5, 2021 – Young Makers Camp
Mon, Aug 9, 2021 - Fri, Aug 13, 2021 – Youth Craft Camp: Wood, Fiber, Water
Calling young creative folks!

Summer Youth Camps at North House Folk School: day camps for youth ages 8 - 16. As a camper you will try out lots of skills while making new friends and having fun! Youth will be in a small group while they learn from instructors who are knowledgeable and excited to help youth learn about traditional crafts.

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Intro to Wood Fired Baking

Thursdays 1-3 pm or Fridays from 11 am-1 pm, June 24th - September 10th
Students will be introduced to baking bread using a wood fired oven. Each student will get to bake carta di musica and focaccia while exploring the history and science of bread baking.

Children ages 7 and up are welcome, and must register along with an adult. Click below for registration information!

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Instructor Residencies

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - Sun, Aug 1, 2021 – Beth Dow - Leatherwork
Thu, Aug 5, 2021 - Sun, Aug 8, 2021 – Julie Kean - Birch Bark Basketry
Thu, Aug 12, 2021 - Sun, Aug 15, 2021 – Marybeth Garmoe - Broom Making
Thu, Aug 19, 2021 - Sun, Aug 22, 2021 – Cheryl Larsen - Textile Collage and Rust Dyeing
Thu, Aug 26, 2021 - Sun, Aug 29, 2021 – Karen Keenan - Swedish Hair Jewelry
Thu, Sep 2, 2021 - Sun, Sep 5, 2021 – Julie Arthur - Weaving
June 24th-September 5th | Thursday-Sunday, 10 am-4 pm each day Free!  Stop by our outdoor commons in the center of campus each week to see live traditional craft demonstrations with our talented artisan instructors. Each week a different instructor will be featured and visitors will have the opportunity to observe…

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Elise Kyllo’s Fully Felted Finale

Tue, Jul 27, 2021 - Thu, Jul 29, 2021
Sun, Aug 1, 2021 - Tue, Aug 3, 2021
This showcase of the felt work of Elise Kyllo celebrates her two and half year journey working with wool and the great gifts of time, space, and mentors  in the Artisan Development Program at North House Folk School. Stop by to see Elise's signature playful, bright creations! Opening night: Tuesday,…

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Elise Kyllo’s Fully Felted Finale: Opening Night!

Tue, Jul 27, 2021
This showcase of the felt work of Elise Kyllo celebrates her two and half year journey working with wool and the great gifts of time, space, and mentors  in the Artisan Development Program at North House Folk School. Stop by to see Elise's signature playful, bright creations! Opening night: Tuesday,…

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