As promised here are the rules to 12 Man Morris and Tafl. If anyone lost them after camp they’re here for you!
Learn a traditional Irish Craft, prepare for spring. How to make a St. Brigid Cross. These simple woven water reed crosses are made in memory of St. Brigid. Easy to make and lovely to display, St. Brigid crosses are the perfect way to start February. No groundhog needed. Looking for more meaning in the first […]
Outdoors and in the kitchen, it keeps us fed and unites us with the past. Here at Palmer Folk School we have big plans for cooking classes. Eventually we’d like to have a DEC Approved kitchen for classroom use AND hourly rental. But that’s in the future. For now we’ll be limiting our classes to […]
We believe that making with our hands is absolutely essential to a happy life. Daily we make things with our hands, whether it’s a handcraft or just a simple meal with handmade biscuits. Building things with our hands brings us joy and we’d love to share that with you. We plan to offer leather working, […]
We do classes on several types of metal work. Coppersmithing, blacksmithing, and low-temperature casting. We have an onsite smithy with forges, anvils and all the tools to teach beginners blacksmithing. We also teach beginners coppersmithing (or redsmithing) during our copper bracelet making classes. Another part of our business is casting custom pewter pieces for one […]
Folk Schools are places for adult education that do not grant any academic degrees but rather teach the student specific skills. Although they used to be more commonly found in Nordic countries like Germany or Switzerland, they have become increasingly popular in America. The concept originated from the Danish writer, poet, philosopher, and pastor N. […]