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At Fosen Folk High School there are more classes than just your chosen course. The electives and week-long courses are central additions to the regular learning, which supplement and strengthen the learning on your chosen course. One day a week we have our electives. You will choose one elective in the fall, and a different one in the spring.

Examples of Electives:

- Tanning and leatherwork
- Outdoor living
- Woodwork
- Textile crafts/handwork
- Seamans' work
- Sailing
- Horse knowledge
- Cooking and preparing food
- Massage and eastern medicine

Week-long course: full focus without interupption

3 times a year we have full week courses the whole week. Then we will lay out a plan on paper and work intensively on that subject the whole week. There are various topics offered for these weeks, often handwork subjects, and we break into groups to work on them together. These subjects could be:

- Felting
- Kayak building
- Dyeing with plants
- Fishing/Trapping
- Ropemaking
- Sailing
- Blacksmithing
- Massage
- Basketweaving
- Leather sewing
- Knife making
- Equestian work
- Dance and music
- Sail making
- Log-Cabin building