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John C. Campbell Folk School

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Blacksmith weekend

I took a weekend class with Caitlin Morris as a beginner. She was fantastic! I learned so much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brasstown, North Carolina
Jen and Mama’s road trip

We had such a good time at the folk school. The people were all so friendly and it was truly a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gladewater, Texas
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“craft shop”(6 reviews)
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Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, the John C. Campbell Folk School offers weeklong and weekend courses in traditional craft, fine art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography, storytelling and writing. Founded...more
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1 Folk School Rd, Brasstown, NC 28902-8008
+1 800-365-5724
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a weekend class with Caitlin Morris as a beginner. She was fantastic! I learned so much about the craft and was working on my own projects in a very short amount of time. When I was finished I had several unique pieces to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a good time at the folk school. The people were all so friendly and it was truly a relaxing 6 days of learning and fun.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

I have been to the Campbell School twice and am about to go for a third time. This school is a superb place to try a new craft or go further with one you already know. It's possible to come here for a short visit....More

Thank E S
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I had an absolute ball. It is very remote and phone signals are few and far between. So it was nice to disconnect from the nutty world we live in. I stayed in the dorm, very rustic old building with squeaky wooden floors but a...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

I stopped by the Craft Shop to browse. The quality of the crafts for sale are representative of the wonderful, creative artists that teach at this school. I found a pair of unique sterling silver earrings that I bought and will enjoy for a very...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

What a fantastic week I had. I signed up for the Raku Class with Harry & Julie Hearne. I cannot say enough good things about them and how they ran the class. I learned a tremendous amount, made 10 new friends plus the 2 instructors....More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

My Husband and I spent a week taking a Glass Bead and Metal Clay Jewelry class respectively. The school offers hundreds of week long or weekend classes in many traditional crafts. We came away feeling like we learned a great deal and made some wonderful...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The Craft Shop is cram-jam full of beautiful hand-made lovelies but it is still wheelchair accessible. Nice job!

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This is my 5th visit in 10 years and I am certain that it will not be my last. There are so many classes offered it becomes hard to choose which one to take. Photography is my focus this time. Housing varies by price, and...More

1  Thank Kernal3
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Every year I return to learn new arts and crafts. The catalogues are amazing so call the school to get one. I have enjoyed photography and jewelry making. This year I will also take chocolate making. The instructors are passionate about their craft and the...More

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BurtMcc m
August 1, 2017|
Response from jccampbellfolkschool | Property representative |
Hi, the cellular service is intermittent depending on your cell phone provider and location on campus.
September 16, 2016|
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Response from christian s | Reviewed this property |
I have not used the camping area, I am usually just passing through. My educated guess would be that the camp grounds are shaded and in good status. Why not give them a call?
August 15, 2016|
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Response from Bigbev38 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that I have only taken painting and quilting classes.but they have been excellent. Have been going for years and have never had a bad class.