John C. Campbell Folk School

Stone Mountain Highland Games is a nonprofit Georgia corporation. Proceeds from the annual festival events are used to benefit worthwhile Scottish related activities and organizations. Stone Mountain Highland Games is proud to support two scholarships at the John C. Campbell Folk School.

Adults from all over the United States and abroad travel to the school’s mountain campus in Brasstown, NC to attend weeklong and weekend workshops. They choose from over 800 classes in areas such as blacksmithing, pottery, woodworking, jewelry making, music, dance, cooking, weaving, writing, and photography. The school’s non-competitive classes are the perfect environment for exploring creativity, new learning, and expanding skills. Classes are taught by expert instructors who guide and inspire with joy and understanding. The school’s unique and vibrant community of fellow students, instructors, staff, and locals contributes to a joyful and life-enriching atmosphere.

Scottish Heritage Week (August 26–September 1) at John C. Campbell Folk School

Enjoy a weeklong "taste of Scotland" (August 26–September 1, 2018) through fascinating history and stories, lively music and dance, and of course, savory food at the renowned John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. Two tuition-only scholarships (value of $630) are available for the following classes: Woodcarving: Design in Celtic Knotwork , Weaving Scottish Tartans, and Music: Folk Harp of Scotland and Ireland.

 
Become a Sponsor

A major portion of our annual funding comes from our guests in the form in Individual Sponsorship. Please consider joining this select goup of visitors.

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Order Tickets Online Now

We are VERY happy to know that you are anxious to purchase your 2018 Tickets and Sponsorship.

Tickets are now available for online or mail order purchase. For details, and to purchase tickets, please go to our "Tickets & Sponsorship" page.

Highland Dance Competition

Highland Dance forms for the 2018 games can be accessed by clicking on the link below. Entries must be postmarked by October 5, 2018. After that, entries must include late entry fees.

Highland Dance page.

Send questions to:
highlanddance@smhg.org.

Band Competition

 

Piping and Drumming page.

Send questions to:
piping@smhg.org.

Solo Competitions

 

Piping and Drumming page.

Send questions to:
piping@smhg.org.


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Stone Mountain Park

1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd

Stone Mountain, GA. 30083

 

Our 2018 Corporate Sponsors

Tourism Ireland
Kroger Eagle Rock Distributing Goodnessgrows
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - Atlanta Branch