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Programs

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!

Family Programs

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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Tour the North House Campus

Typically every Saturday at 2pm
From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, visit the classrooms in action, and hear the stories! Meet at the Yellow Building - no registration required.

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