New JMBS Folk School Courses For January, Plus A New Online Course

We’ve got 3 new courses running at the JMBS Folk School in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire in January: The JMBS Axemanship Course, Winter Survival in the North Woods, and The Art & Science of Fire. Each of them is a single day. They run on Saturdays in January (see the Master Calendar). I’ll be posting more about them in the next few days, but I’ve been wanting to offer single-topic programs at the folk school for a while and am glad to finally get them on the calendar. Unlike the field school, the folk school in Wolfeboro, NH is an easy drive from Boston, Manchester and Portland.
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We’ve also added a new online course in order to help people prepare for the Winter Woodsman and Boreal Snowshoe Expedition: Winter Course & Expedition Prep. It’s the first course at, our online learning academy. When you register and pay a deposit for our winter programs, we give you access. We’ve still got a few people to add in order to get current, so if you’ve already paid a deposit and haven’t heard from us about this, you should this week. If you don’t, get in touch with me.

It’s been a journey learning how to set up and implement an online course – old dog learning new tricks and all. I’m really excited about the possibilities.

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JMBS Programs & Sites
· Field School – Professional Training, Semester & Expedition Programs. Masardis, Maine.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· – JMBS Online Learning Academy
· Jack Mountain Outfitters – Gear For The Professional Woodsman
· JMB Web Portal – Guide To All Our Programs & Sites

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All scheduled programs.
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