Mission & Vision

Inspiring Hands, Hearts and Minds

Creating a community in Peachland dedicated to the joy of teaching, learning, and enriching the lives of our citizens and folks from around the world.


“I loved the quail weaving course I took through the Okanagan Folk School. The instructor, Annabel Stanley, is an excellent and creative teacher.”

Jeannie L.

“The OKFS has been a positive change in my life. It has given me the opportunity to market my carvings and to make money teaching power carving.”

Lee Etherington

“I am so glad the Okanagan Folk School is here in the Okanagan. They have so many interesting courses and they are always adding more.”

Valerie W.


You’ll be the first to be notified of the new courses.

When courses are scheduled, our Members will be notified first, before they are published. This gives you an opportunity to plan the time for a course before it can be booked up.

Our members have the first shot at booking a course.

Our members have first opportunity to book a course before it is released to the public. They also have the first opportunity to book our “Pop up” courses that are conducted by Instructors that may be from out of town and will be held only once.

Our Members receive an online catalog with upcoming courses.

The course catalog has interesting articles about crafts, applied skills, the folk school philosophy as well as a list of new courses.

Our Members have special savings on courses and events.

The Okanagan Folk School can issue coupons for discounts on upcoming events and special courses.

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