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Courses for Families

Want to take a course as a family? Children can enroll in the courses below as long as they're enrolled along with an adult. Required ages vary, and typically the child's tuition rate is 75% of the adult tuition rate. See individual course descriptions for more information.

Don't miss out on our Family Weekend in October!

Fiber Arts

 
New! Beadwork on a Bag (2 days)
Marcie McIntire
Age with adult: 12+


 
New! Drop Spindle: Spinning in the Old Way (1/2 day)
Allen Holzhueter
Age with adult: 12+


Felted Bags
New! Felted Bags (2 1/2 days)
Mary Reichert
Age with adult: 13+


Intermediate Knitting Skills
New! Intermediate Knitting Skills (1 day)
Kate Hartman
Age with adult: 12+


Making the Yarn You Want: Spinning Beyond the Basics


No-Knit Felted Hats
New! No-Knit Felted Hats (1 day)
Elise Kyllo
Age with adult: 12+


Nuno Felting: Scarves & Wraps
New! Nuno Felting: Scarves & Wraps (1 1/2 days)
Elise Kyllo
Age with adult: 12+


Old-Fashioned Rug Hooking
New! Old-Fashioned Rug Hooking (3 days)
Carol Dunn
Age with adult: 12+


Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics
New! Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics (1 1/2 days)
Karen Smaby
Age with adult: 10+


Spinning Fibers On A Wheel
Spinning Fibers On A Wheel (2 days)
Allen Holzhueter
Age with adult: 12+


Taking the Hard out of Hardanger: Norwegian Needlecraft


Weaving a Warm Winter Scarf
New! Weaving a Warm Winter Scarf (3 days)
Traudi Bestler
Age with adult: 14+


Woven, Decorative Bands: Weaving on the Modified Rigid Heddle


Foods

All Ground Up: Sausage Making


Artisan Breads I
New! Artisan Breads I (1 1/2 days)
Amy James
Age with adult: 16+


Artisan Breads II
Artisan Breads II (1 1/2 days)
Amy James
Age with adult: 16+


 
New! Eating Nose to Tail: Rabbit (2 days)
Scott Graden
Age with adult: 16+


 
New! Eating Nose to Tail: Suckling Pig (2 days)
Scott Graden
Age with adult: 16+


Flatbreads Bakery: From the Wood-Fired Hearth


 


Sausages for the Summer Grill


Northern Ecology

Birding By Ear
New! Birding By Ear (1 day)
Ann Russ
Age with adult: 14+


What's This Rock? Unraveling the Geologic Story of Minnesota's North Shore


Winter River Exploration
New! Winter River Exploration (1 day)
Mark & Katya Gordon
Age with adult: 12+


Outdoor Skills & Travel

Bows and Arrows: Crafting a Traditional Longbow and Arrow Making


Fly Casting Workshop
New! Fly Casting Workshop (1 day)
Reuben Swenson
Age with adult: 14+


Fly Tying & Selection
New! Fly Tying & Selection (2 1/2 days)
Mike Hero
Age with adult: 13+


Kick Sled Building: Push and Glide
New! Kick Sled Building: Push and Glide (2 1/2 days)
Randy Schnobrich
Age with adult: 8+


Painting & Photography

Capturing the Frozen Shore: Photographing Lake Superior in Winter


Rosemaling Christmas Ornaments
New! Rosemaling Christmas Ornaments (2 days)
Kim Garrett
Age with adult: 12+


Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions


 
New! Rosemaling: Valdres-Style (3 days)
Mary Schliep
Age with adult: 15+


Wildflower Photography
New! Wildflower Photography (1 1/2 days)
Bryan Hansel
Age with adult: 10+


Shelter

Dovetail Log Cabin: Builder's Workshop
New! Dovetail Log Cabin: Builder's Workshop (4 days)
Lonnie Dupre
Age with adult: 16+


Masonry Heater Building
New! Masonry Heater Building (4 days)
Eric Moshier
Age with adult: 14+


Traditional Crafts

Mosaic Garden Art
New! Mosaic Garden Art (3 days)
Jeanne Wright
Age with adult: 14+


Sew the Molly Bag
New! Sew the Molly Bag (1 1/2 days)
Molly Grant
Age with adult: 12+


Soap Making: The Old Fashioned Way
Soap Making: The Old Fashioned Way (1/2 day)
Jeanne Wright
Age with adult: 12+


Wreath Weaving: The Traditional Balsam Bough Wreath


Woodworking & Furniture Craft

Adirondack Chair Building
New! Adirondack Chair Building (2 1/2 days)
Randy Schnobrich
Age with adult: 14+


Cabinetry Basics: Building the Wall Cabinet
New! Cabinetry Basics: Building the Wall Cabinet (2 1/2 days)
Randy Schnobrich
Age with adult: 16+


Outdoor Timbered Benches
New! Outdoor Timbered Benches (3 1/2 days)
Randy Schnobrich
Age with adult: 16+


Shaker Box Tradition: Make A Stacking Set


Shaker-Style Carriers: Further Exploration




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