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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!

Basketry

Birch Bark Cozy for Containers
Birch Bark Cozy for Containers (1 day)
Beth Homa
Age with adult: 14+


Fiber Arts

Felt for the Home: Silk and Felt Table Runners


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


Felting for Animals
New! Felting for Animals (1 day)
Elise Kyllo
Age with adult: 14+


Felting for Kids!
New! Felting for Kids! (1/2 day)
Becky Fitzpatrick
Age with adult: 7+ w/adult, 10+ w/o an adult


Handcraft A Wool Braided Rug
Handcraft A Wool Braided Rug (3 days)
Traudi Bestler
Age with adult: 14+


Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class


In Search of Color: Winter Natural Dye Workshop


Kids Knit!
Kids Knit! (1/2 day)
Kate Hartman, Allen Holzhueter
Age with adult: 9+ w/o adult; 7-8 w/adult


Norwegian Needlecraft: Taking the 'Hard' out of Hardanger


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


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


Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom: Spring Scarves


Wool: The Full Experience
New! Wool: The Full Experience (3 days)
Theresa Hornstein, Elise Kyllo
Age with adult: 12+


Wooly Critters: Intro to Felting
New! Wooly Critters: Intro to Felting (1/2 day)
Elise Kyllo
Age with adult: 10+


Woven, Decorative Bands: Weaving on the Modified Rigid Heddle


Foods

All Ground Up: Sausage Making


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


 
Crafting Cider: Hard and Sweet (1 day)
Lindsay Lee
Age with adult: 21+


 
New! Ethnic Pastries: A European Tour (1 day)
Kim Ode
Age with adult: 14+


Exploring Fermented Foods
Exploring Fermented Foods (2 days)
Eric Edgin
Age with adult: 12+


Hot Diggity Dog: Make Your Own Hot Dogs!


In a Jam and a Pickle: Stocking Up!
In a Jam and a Pickle: Stocking Up! (1 day)
Beth Dooley
Age with adult: 10+


Pork Butchery for Home Use: Nose to Tail


Sampling Scandinavian Flatbreads


Sausages for the Summer Grill


Skyr: Making Icelandic Yogurt
New! Skyr: Making Icelandic Yogurt (2 days)
Anna Sharratt
Age with adult: 10+


Small Breads: Pretzel Rolls, English Muffins, Bagels & Pull-Aparts


Swedish Holiday Baking
New! Swedish Holiday Baking (1 day)
Erin Swenson-Klatt
Age with adult: 10+


Swedish Potato Sausage Making
New! Swedish Potato Sausage Making (1 day)
Craig and Dianne Peterson
Age with adult: 10+


Time for Fika! Swedish Baking for Families


Time for Fika! Swedish Snacks for Winter


Music & Stories

Build Your Own Guitar
New! Build Your Own Guitar (8 days)
Dave Seaton
Age with adult: 12+


Building the Cigar Box Guitar or Uke
New! Building the Cigar Box Guitar or Uke (1 1/2 days)
Dave Seaton
Age with adult: 10+ w/adult, 16+ w/o


Outdoor Skills & Travel

Bows and Arrows: Crafting a Traditional Longbow and Arrow Making


 
New! Build a Custom Fishing Rod (2 1/2 days)
Kris Kristufek
Age with adult: 14+


Camp Cooking and Menu Planning
New! Camp Cooking and Menu Planning (1/2 day)
Dave & Amy Freeman
Age with adult: 12+


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


Fly Fishing The North Shore


Gear for a Year
New! Gear for a Year (1/2 day)
Dave & Amy Freeman
Age with adult: 12+


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


Snowshoe Construction: Build Your Own


Tree Felling, Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance
New! Tree Felling, Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance (2 1/2 days)
Marco Good
Age with adult: 16+


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+


Timber Framing

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


Traditional Crafts

Basic Leatherworking for Kids
New! Basic Leatherworking for Kids (1/2 day)
Sam Gathje
Age with adult: 10+ w/o an adult


Bookbinding Introduction: Coptic Style
New! Bookbinding Introduction: Coptic Style (1/2 day)
Brendan Grant
Age with adult: 10+ w/o an adult


Canoe Portage Pack: Sew Your Own


Creating & Designing Mosaics
New! Creating & Designing Mosaics (2 days)
Jeanne Wright
Age with adult: 12+


First Impressions: Intro to Printmaking for Kids
New! First Impressions: Intro to Printmaking for Kids (1/2 day)
Elizabeth Belz
Age with adult: 10+ w/o an adult


 


Luffarslöjd: Scandinavian Wire Craft
New! Luffarslöjd: Scandinavian Wire Craft (2 days)
Faith Clover
Age with adult: 10+


Pysanky--Ukranian-Style Eggs
New! Pysanky--Ukranian-Style Eggs (1 day)
Theresa Hornstein
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+


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+


Kids Only: Slöjd in the Wood Shop


Service Learning Project: Adirondack Chair Building


Turned Lidded Boxes
Turned Lidded Boxes (3 days)
Alan Lacer
Age with adult: 12+


Turning with a Skew Chisel
Turning with a Skew Chisel (2 days)
Alan Lacer
Age with adult: 10+


Twig Furniture: Twig Mosaic End Table
Twig Furniture: Twig Mosaic End Table (2 1/2 days)
Paula Sundet Wolf
Age with adult: 10+


Woodshop Intro for Women
Woodshop Intro for Women (3 days)
Cecilia Schiller
Age with adult: 16+




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