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Welome to the Adirondack Folk School!

The Adirondack Folk School celebrates and preserves the cultural history of the Adirondacks and promotes creativity and self-reliance by teaching the arts, crafts, and traditions that define our legendary region.

Folk School Summer Festival

Come to AFS on July 27th for a day of FREE family friendly fun!

Hundreds Of Classes To Choose From

With a wide variety of classes for all ages, the whole family is sure to enjoy learning at the Adirondack Folk School. Check out our full course catalog.

Join The AFS Family

Members of the Adirondack Folk School receive great perks, such as discounts on classes, events, and select AFS merchandise. There are several different membership levels to choose from.

Education Outside The Classroom

The Adirondack Folk School is excited to be putting on some great events and programs in 2024.

The Adirondack Folk School Is A Nonprofit Organization

That means we rely on gifts from charitable foundations, corporate donations, and generous individuals – like you! Your support is invaluable to our mission.

Welcome To The Adirondack Folk School

Adirondack Folk School (AFS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, unique for its dedication to teaching the arts, crafts, and cultural heritage of the Adirondack region.

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Course Calendar

Become A Member

Support AFS

Scholarship Opportunity

Residents of Adirondack Park may be eligible for the Generous Acts Scholarship!

Special Events & Programs

AFS offers events and evening programs hosted at our Adirondack Folk Schools campus.

What’s New?

Check out new programs and workshops at AFS!

Join the Waiting List We are sorry, but this course is currently full. If space(s) become available, we will notify users in the order in which they requested to be added to the waiting list.