Community Recreation and Dance Weekend
This upcoming memorial day weekend, The Alabama Folk School will be hosting its first ever Community Recreation and Dance weekend! This weekend will be an excellent opportunity to experience a more relaxed approached to the typical Alabama Folk School workshop. There are no definitive classes, but our Bethany craft facilities will be open for use. One could spend all or none of their time crafting, painting, or working on various projects.
Music is highly encouraged! Feel free to bring an instrument and jump in one of the jam sessions happening throughout the course of the weekend. We are super excited to announce that The Red Mountain Yellowhammers will be joining us for organized Old Time Dancing both nights.
Camp McDowell is home to a large stretch of beautiful hiking trails. From shorter lake trails in Bethany Village, too longer day hikes by the creek, if you want to do some walking and enjoy the lovely Alabama Spring time nature, this will be a great weekend and location for you. Along with hiking, Camp McDowell also has a zero entry pool, paddle boats, canoes, and plenty of spaces to fish. With a short hike, natural swimming holes are available too.
Youth are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult but are encouraged to attend!
For the extra young folk, Camp will be offering a Youngins Camp for the weekend! More information on hours, pricing, age and staff coming soon!