Ozark Folk Center State ParkMountain View, AR, United States

Craft Roots Spring Break Program

By Ozark Folk Center State Park (other events)

Mon, Mar 23 2020 10:00 AM Fri, Mar 27 2020 4:00 PM

Give your kids something to engage their mind and body this spring break. Ozark Folk Center State Park artisans are offering young people ages 12 to 16 a chance to spend a week exploring their creativity with a wide variety of hands-on craft classes, Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27, 2020.

Students will take a different class each morning and afternoon, for a total of ten different crafts during the spring break week. Classes will be held in the craft workshop buildings at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Each class takes two hours. Morning classes meet from 10:00 to noon. Afternoon classes will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Classes include -

  1. Chandling (candle making)
  2. Jewelry making
  3. Basket Weaving
  4. Broom making
  5. Drawing
  6. Leather
  7. Cheesemaking
  8. Soap making
  9. Blacksmithing
  10. Kumihimo Braiding
  11. Quilting
  12. Stained Glass
  13. Pottery
  14. Printing

At 3:00 students of all ages will gather in the White Oak Auditorium for Ozark music exploration. We’ll learn square dancing, jig dancing, how to play rhythm instruments, and play party games. Students can be dropped off at the Administration Building between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. in the morning and picked up there at 4:00 in the afternoon.

Classes are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost of the week is $158.50 per student, payable when registering. There are scholarships available, call 870-269-3854 for more information. Registration deadline is March 9, 2020. A parent permission slip is required and will be available to sign before the first day of class.


Craft Roots is for young people from ages 12 to 16. We will have a permission slip for parents to sign before the start of the first class.