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.

Registration is open for our summer programs: Week in the Woods, Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills, and Week on the River. Register now to reserve your spot!

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
4
Sat
1:00 pm Saving Your Family Photos
Saving Your Family Photos
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saving Your Family Photos @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Saving Your Family Photos Instructor: Len Kamerling If you’re like most families you have boxes filled with color prints, slides, VHS tapes and hard drives filled with digital images. You likely have old, irreplaceable photos from[...]
Jun
6
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jun 6 @ 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[...]
Jun
11
Sat
10:00 am Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Dol...
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Dol...
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Doll Making Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Doll Making Basics Instructor: Avril Freeman Waldorf dolls are made with all-natural materials and specially crafted with neutral expressions. Based on Rudolf Steiner’s theories of education, a Waldorf doll is a[...]
Jun
13
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jun 13 @ 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[...]
Jun
20
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jun 20 @ 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[...]
6:00 pm Fly Casting (in partnership with...
Fly Casting (in partnership with...
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fly Casting (in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fly Casting (3 evening class) in Partnership with Wounded Warrior Project Instructor: Fred DeCicco In this three-session class, the student will learn proper flycasting techniques for the simple overhead cast and the roll cast. The[...]

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