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Duluth Folk School Camps

MEA Weekend Camp

Craft Camp
Age: Entering 3rd – 5th gradeFolk School Camp during MEA Weekend
Up to 10 campers

Duluth Folk School’s Craft Camp provides campers with an opportunity to use real tools to build and create their own take home projects! Projects include block printing, sewing, woodworking, and fiber arts.

Summer Camps

Art & Nature Camp

Age: Entering 3rd – 5th grade
Up to 14 campers

Art & Nature Camp is designed to inspire creativity while working with wood, fabric, and natural harvested materials.

Campers will participate in projects including building projects, nature crafts, homemade games, and many other fun traditional and modern activities.  A week of creativity, hands-on activities, and discovery.

Handcrafting Camp
Age: Entering 6th – 8th grade
Up to 14 campers

In Handcrafting Camp, kids will build, lash, tie, cut, and sew cool, useful creations!

Handcrafting Camp is about learning handcrafting skills and creating awesome things. Activities include lashing, sewing, woodworking, fly fishing, and baking with fire as well as fun games and activities.  We will also see how professionals create world class products, with behind the scene tours of local handcrafting businesses (like Duluth Pottery and Frost River Trading Co.) in the Lincoln Park Craft District. A fantastic camp for kids who like to be active and do things with their hands.

Woodworking Camp: Canoe PaddleCanoe Paddle Making Class
Age: Entering 9th – 12th grade
Up to 9 campers

In Woodworking Camp: Canoe Paddle, students will learn woodworking skills and techniques through a week-long canoe paddle building project!

High school aged participants will build a canoe paddle from start to finish. Along the way, everyone will learn about types of wood, woodworking tools & techniques, and wood finishing. The week will culminate in using our newly made paddles on the St. Louis River using a big voyageur canoe, provided by Day Tripper of Duluth.  A fun week of discovery, new friends, and creativity.

If you need additional information, please contact Zach at


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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