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Blue Ridge Parkway in the fall
Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2024

Looking for a new family tradition?

You've found it.


Held over five decades, Bannerman Folk Camp continues to be a holiday tradition featuring contra and folk dance classes, live music, recreation, crafts, hiking, outdoor games, puppet shows and storytelling. Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina it truly is a fun filled, relaxing, inspiring weekend for all ages.

Our State Magazine Article

Folk camp was recently written about in an Our State magazine article which provides a wonderful perspective, going into some history along with discussing what folk camp is all about.

Leadership

FRANK MCCONNELL

MUSIC & STORYTELLING

MARCIE VAN CLEAVE

INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE

Claire Takemori

CONTRAS & SQUARES

GENIE PANNELL

PUPPETEER & TEACHER

REID & KELLY KIRKPATRICK

RECREATION & CHILDCARE

SOURWOOD RIDGE

HOUSE BAND

Location


Black Mountain, NC

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Registration

Bannerman Folk Camp registration includes programming, Thanksgiving dinner, three meals a day, Sunday breakfast, live folk musics, crafts, dance instruction, puppet performances, story telling, recreation, and unforgettable memories.