Re: Other Folk Schools
From: nps (npsusfamily.net)
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:09:15 -0800 (PST)
>Thanks Jolene,
Yes I do know about this Friends gourp. But thanks for reminding me.
Nancy

Hi Nancy!
>There's a place offering a similar experience, though not calling itself 
>a Folk School, that is affiliated with Friends School of Minnesota. It 
>is a farm in Wisconsin which has a community-focused mission (it is 
>either a nonprofit organization or owned by a charitable foundation - 
>I'm not sure which). I just know snatches of information about it - 
>Friends School classes go there for day outings to plant trees, learn 
>about the environment and other activities (like, just hang out outdoors 
>and see what that's like!). I know it also serves the rural community 
>that is its nearest neighbor. I'm also pretty sure  it provides 
>residential internships (I think open to anyone, not just for 
>enrolled-school credits) - but not positive.  I'm sure someone at 
>Friends School would be happy to provide more information.
>Joelyn Malone
>
>(P.S. I believe City of Lakes Montissori School now also has a farm, 
>where they are able to provide or at least approximate the kind of 
>learning situation that Maria Montissori felt was most appropriate for 
>adolescents and teens - creating and running their own community.)
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  • Other Folk Schools Joelyn Malone, February 27 2008
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