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The Folk School

Are you looking for a truly unique Alaskan adventure? Spend six days in the remote boreal forest outside of Fairbanks, learning traditional hands-on crafts and exploring forest ecology with a host of talented instructors. Learn carving, birch bark basket-making, outdoor survival skills, woodworking, natural history, and more while camping in the Alaskan wilderness. During Week in the Woods, a program of The Folk School in Fairbanks, students of all ages explore old and new skills, using hand tools from many cultures. Participants go on frequent guided excursions, learning to recognize the unique characteristics of forest types, flora and fauna of the boreal landscape, and the influences of history on forest dynamics. Come experience the connection between nature and the creative process.

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2300 Airport Way
Cabin 66
Fairbanks, AK 99708

Phone: 9074571219

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  • Region: Alaska's Interior
  • City/town: Fairbanks
  • Service: Create Your Own Art/Workshops
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