Camps and Youth Programs in 2018

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Art & Nature
June 18 – June 22
Age: Entering 3rd, 4th or 5th grade
Up to 14 campers
Not your average arts and crafts camp! The Duluth Folk School Art & Nature Camp is designed to inspire creativity working with wood, fabric, food, and natural harvested materials. Campers participate in start to finish projects including a play production, lake to plate fish, and lumber to product building projects. Don’t expect a dozen simple paper crafts. Do expect fun and unique and meaningful creative projects!

Build Camp
June 25 – June 29
Age: Entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade
Up to 14 campers
Build, weave, lash, tie, sew, and cook very cool and useful take home creations! Build Camp is about learning sweet skills and creating some awesome stuff. Make the experience your own by choosing your which skill you want to hone from our offerings. See how the professionals create world class products with behind the scene tours of local crafters like Frost River and Aerostitch. Campers will stay active with dancing, biking, disk golf and more!

Create: Woodworking
July 30 – August 3
Age: Entering 9th-12th Grade
Up to 6 campers
Gain a variety of skills in woodworking through a more advanced project! High school aged participants will build a canoe paddle from start to finish using a wide variety of tools and common woodworking techniques including hand tools, power tools and finishing varnish. Participants will have the opportunity to use their new paddle on a canoe trip at the end of the week! No experience required.

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