Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

The Folk School is fertile ground for curious minds and active hands. Join in, take classes, learn new skills, hone old skills, share stories, expand horizons, have fun and become part of an exciting community.

Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills: A Summer Youth Experience is almost here. It’s not too late to register! Click here for details.

 

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Build your very own Outboard Skiff in an upcoming course with Bruce Campbell. Sessions begin July 6th, so reserve a space NOW!

Upcoming Events

Jun
25
Sat
all-day Week in the Woods 2016
Week in the Woods 2016
Jun 25 – Jun 29 all-day
Week in the Woods 2016 @ Tanana Valley State Forest | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Week in the Woods 2016 (5 day course) Week in the Woods (WITW) is an opportunity to leave our everyday routines behind and gather in the remote boreal forest, learning and creating in a multi-generational[...]
Jun
29
Wed
12:00 pm Gelli-Plate Printing
Gelli-Plate Printing
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gelli-Plate Printing @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Gelli-Plate Printing (in cooperation with Northwoods Book Arts Guild) Instructor: Mary Maisch Play with gelli plates, stencils, string, leaves, and other pattern-making materials as you cover papers with layers of acrylic painted monoprints. Your beautiful[...]
Jul
6
Wed
6:30 pm Boatwright Class: An Outboard S...
Boatwright Class: An Outboard S...
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Boatwright Class:  An Outboard Skiff @ Graehl Landing | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Boatwright Class:  An Outboard Skiff (8 week course) Instructor: Bruce Campbell Boating the Tanana and Chena provides both unique enjoyments and challenges. Imagine enjoying these rivers with your very own, personally built,  outboard skiff that is[...]
Jul
7
Thu
6:00 pm Introduction to Dehydrating Foods
Introduction to Dehydrating Foods
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Introduction to Dehydrating Foods @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Dehydrating Foods Instructor: Christie Pelzer This class is an introduction to dehydrating food, herbs, nuts, and seeds. Being able to make healthy snacks for your family is very important in today’s hectic society.[...]
Jul
11
Mon
all-day Skills, Drills and Woodland Thri...
Skills, Drills and Woodland Thri...
Jul 11 – Jul 15 all-day
Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills: A Summer Youth Experience @ The Folk School Fairbanks | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills: A Summer Youth Experience (5 day class) Primary Instructor: John Manthei Does the idea of spending a week building tree forts and making cool things from materials they find in[...]
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]