Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

 

Become a Member!

Members are individuals who support our mission and contribute to The Folk School.

Your membership contributions support the ongoing operations of The Folk School, the development of new programming, and helps us keep the cost of classes as low as possible.

Note: Memberships are solicited annually.

Membership Rates per Year (the minimum donation to qualify as a member – larger donations are always welcome!):

  • $20 Student & Active Duty Military Personnel
  • $35 Individual
  • $50 Family

Sustaining Members:

You may also choose to take the next step and become a sustaining member. Sustaining members donate an amount of their choosing each month. To become a sustaining member, indicate this choice on the membership form below and then click on the Subscribe button on the Payment Options page to set up your recurring payment.

 All members are eligible for the following benefits:

  • special member rate on all of our classes; and,
  • a subscription to our monthly e-newsletter and annual report.

*As a 501 (c) 3 organization, your donations to the Folk School are tax-deductible.

To become a Folk School Member:

Please fill out the membership form below and click on the “Submit” button. This will take you to Payment Options page, where you can make your donation through PayPal (or you may send a check by mail).


 


 

In addition, please consider linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Folk School. This isn’t required for membership of course, but is another great way to feel good about helping The Folk School succeed! (This does not affect your own Fred Meyer points.) Click here to learn more.

You can also link your Amazon Smile account to The Folk School and support us while shopping online!

We appreciate your support!!

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Upcoming Events

Jun
24
Sat
all-day Week in the Woods 2017
Week in the Woods 2017
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
Week in the Woods 2017 @ Tanana Valley State Forest | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Week in the Woods 2017 (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
26
Mon
1:30 pm Composting – Building a Compost ...
Composting – Building a Compost ...
Jun 26 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Composting – Building a Compost Pile @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Composting – Building a Compost Pile –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming[...]
1:00 pm Create in Clay! – A Summer Progr...
Create in Clay! – A Summer Progr...
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Create in Clay! - A Summer Program for Kids @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Create in Clay! – A Summer Pottery Program for Kids Instructor: Lara Fahnlander Get out your messy clothes and come join us for a week of playing with clay! You will learn how to use[...]
Jul
8
Sat
9:00 am Introduction to Spoon Carving
Introduction to Spoon Carving
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Spoon Carving @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Spoon Carving Instructor: John Manthei In this class we will carve two simple spoons, learn some basic carving techniques and their relationship to wood grain, become familiar with two wonderful tools and begin[...]
Jul
10
Mon
all-day Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk ...
Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk ...
Jul 10 – Jul 14 all-day
Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk School Youth Exploration - Session 1 @ The Folk School Fairbanks | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk School Youth Exploration – Session 1  (5 day course) Primary Instructor: Gillian Harwin and Reese Bullen Camp Directors: Kerri Hamos and Christine Russell Summer in Fairbanks, Alaska is a[...]
Jul
17
Mon
all-day Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk ...
Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk ...
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk School Youth Exploration - Session 2 @ The Folk School Fairbanks | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Summer Rhythm and Roots: A Folk School Youth Exploration – Session 2 (5 day course) Camp Directors: Kerri Hamos and Christine Russell Summer in Fairbanks, Alaska is a time when nature surges to life and[...]