Little Middle Folk School
Every summer the Folk School opens its doors to young folks ages 7-17 for Little/Middle
Folk School. Scheduled for June 18-24, 2017, this fun week provides an opportunity for youths to discover Appalachian culture and to take part in hands-on programs in dozens of arts and crafts.
Participants are divided into two groups. "Littles" are rising second-graders to rising
sixth-graders, and "Middles" are rising seventh-graders to rising twelfth-graders.
Little/Middle features nearly 30 youth classes. Be sure to register early, as these are filled
on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Little/Middle Folk School: June 18 - 24, 2017
Registration opens March 14, 2017.
2017 Little/Middle applications will be available here to download on March 14, 2017.
Colorful Corn Shuck Dolls
Opportunities for adults during Little/Middle:
Volunteer for Little/Middle
Information will be include in the applications regarding how you may apply to assist our instructors in delivering this special experience to the kids.
Enjoy the Folk School
Parents, bring your unfinished craft projects and gather with new friends to share ideas. Nestle in a rocking chair and read a book. Explore nature trails. There are many ways to relax and rejuvenate in these mountain surroundings.
Forging some fun
Intergenerational Week is July 16-22, 2017.
This week is designed to provide youths, ages 12 to 17, the opportunity to take classes side-by-side with a parent, grandparent, or other relative or guardian. We hope your family will join us for this memorable experience.