Fall Skill Shares
November 1, 7pm | Roots, Berries, Bark, + Flowers: Brewing Wild Root Beer!
Using a ginger bug culture for fizz, and brewed hand-harvested plants, we will create a root beer soda closer in flavor to traditional/historical brews. You will learn creation and care of a ginger bug fermented culture, and we will discuss what the different herbs lend to this nourishing and delicious medicinal drink.
Materials fee: $15 | Location: Blue Building
Snowshoe Making Basics
Tuesday, November 6 & Thursday, November 8 | 7 - 9pm
Location: Log Building, Grand Portage
Join North House Instructor in Residence and expert snowshoe maker John Beltman to learn the basics of snowshoe making. Try your hand at snowshoe lacing, learn about selecting materials, bending wood, and more. Students in this class will gain a basic overview of the snowshoe making process through demonstrations and hands on learning. Note- you won’t go home with a pair of snowshoes in this class.
To register: Call North House Folk School 218.387.9762 between 8am-5pm
Kids camp 2018 was a wonderful two weeks of exploration of all kinds of craft. Woodworking, baking, felting, and so much more! Check back in March 2019 for next summer's camp registration info.
Youth Sailing Program
North House owns the 50’ schooner Hjørdis and maintains a summer schedule of 2-hour sails from June-September. Building off the success of the community volunteer deckhand program, the organization is offering a Youth Sailing Program, providing learning opportunities and involving youth in everyday operations of their working boat. The Youth Deckhands program and the Youth Sailing Camp were offered in 2018. Check back in the spring for summer 2019 opportunities and listen below to the radio story about the program.