Colonial Camp is open to 8 - 10 year-olds! Colonial Camp Monday-Friday 9am to 3pm daily Check back for Summer 2020 Dates Colonial Camp is open to 8 - 10 year olds interested in American colonial history and adventure! The instructor, Brett Walker, is a history scholar/artisan. Mr. Walker will [...]
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Mr Walker is a formally trained master boot-and shoe-maker who has practiced his art for the past 19 years. Four were as an apprentice and five as a journeyman with Colonial Williamsburg. Mr. Walker is an historian/educator and a true craftsman. He likes to tell the early American story by exploring the everyday [...]
Molly Grant began leatherworking in her early 20's, first by working on her own and then by apprenticing at the Black Swan Leather shop in Portsmouth, NH, where she learned the basic skills of traditional leatherworking. She first saw Cordwainer Shoes when she was ten years old at the League of New Hampshire [...]
I was an art teacher for 22 years in the Neshaminy School District, Langhorne, PA before becoming a middle school principal for 15 years in both the Neshaminy School District and the Central Bucks School District. I am a member of the Bucks County Craftsmen’s Guild, the Bucks County Hand Weaver’s Guild and [...]
Established in 1984, T. H. McGinn & Co. is a general contracting firm located in historic village of Waterford, Virginia. Over the course of nearly three decades they have acquired an extensive knowledge of both traditional and modern building materials and methods. Their reputation for historically sensitive rehabilitation projects has been established from [...]
Mr. Jennings has been making wooden treenware for 28 years after 10 years in underground coal mining in West Virginia. Most of his teaching experience has been teaching employees the art of spoon making. When not making treenware, Mr Jennings is President of the Save the Tygart Watershed Association. He has long been [...]
David S. Cargo is one of the founding members of the Saint Paul Bread Club (http://spbc.info/), a former baker at Trotter's Cafe and Bakery, a former baker at the St. Agnes Baking Company, and a featured baker in Kim Ode's cookbook, Baking with the Saint Paul Bread Club: Recipes, Tips, and Stories. He's [...]
A calligrapher for over 35 years, Karen enjoys studying all forms of calligraphy. She is a member of the Washington Calligraphers Guild and has been fortunate to take classes in everything from Illuminated Manuscripts, to Chinese Brush, to Slate Carving. Her love of lettering began while working on commercial signage and has continued [...]
Mike Aylward has been creating stained glass windows since 1990. Originally from the Boston area, Mike opened North Shore Stained Glass in 1993 as a full service studio providing commissions, restorations, supplies and art classes. After moving to the Washington DC area, Mike opened Aldie Glassworks, providing custom stained and leaded glass windows [...]
Ms. Baker has a family farm in Loudoun County where she grows herbs to use for medicinal purposes. She works with these herbs to create salve, oils, soaps, teas and tinctures. She has taught classes for years on the growing, preserving, and making of useful products with these herbs. Ms Baker is a [...]