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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!

Looking for programs on a specific date? Check out our Program Calendar!

Community Programs

Youth Summer Camps

Mon, Jul 25, 2022 - Fri, Jul 29, 2022 – Introduction to Youth Woodworking
Mon, Aug 1, 2022 - Wed, Aug 3, 2022 – Youth Sailing Camp
Mon, Aug 1, 2022 - Fri, Aug 5, 2022 – Youth Felting Fun
Mon, Aug 8, 2022 - Wed, Aug 10, 2022 – Youth Sailing Camp
Mon, Aug 8, 2022 - Fri, Aug 12, 2022 – Youth Makers Camp
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, June 23rd - August 25th
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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Try-it: Timber Framing

Saturdays 9:30am - 11:30am, June 25th - August 27th
Students will be introduced to the concept of timber framing by exploring timber framing tools, joinery, and history. As a group, students will raise a small timber frame and take it apart.

Saturdays 9:30am - 11:30am, June 25th - August 27th. Children over 8 are welcome with an adult. Click below for registration information!

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Daily Sailing on the Hjordis

Wed, Jun 1, 2022 - Wed, Aug 31, 2022
Experience Grand Marais from the lake - sail with us aboard our 50' traditionally rigged schooner Hjørdis!

Sails are offered multiple times per day, most days during the summer. Click below for more information and booking!

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Instructor Residencies

June 24th-September 5th | Thursday-Sunday, 10 am-4 pm each day Free!  Stop by our outdoor…

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Artisan Development Program Open Studio

Drop by the Artisan Development Program studios to meet our  Resident Artisans, see some of…

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