Rug School Information

Nova Scotia Rug Hooking School
May 6 – 11, 2018

Your rug school committee is pleased to announce the classes offered for the 2018 Rug School to be held at Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Ten courses plus On Your Own are offered. A Course description and brief Teacher biography is listed for your consideration.  Please read all of the information before completing the application form and consider your alternative choices carefully.  Should none of your choices be available, you will be contacted by the Registrar to see if you might consider joining a class not yet filled.  You will receive a letter of confirmation plus all other school information in late February.

School Fees

All classes except On Your Own $285.00
On Your Own $185.00
Room and Board $350.00

Fees are to be paid in Canadian Funds ONLY.  Payment may be made by cheque or money order.  You must submit your tuition and a post-dated cheque for room and board with your application.  Post-dated cheques are to be dated no later than March 1, 2018.  Money orders should be for the full amount owing. Fees are payable to “Nova Scotia Rug Hooking School“.  Mail to the Registrar no earlier than January 1, 2018.

Registrar:  Helen Serrao, 650 Ketch Harbour Road, Portuguese Cove, NS, B3V 1K1

Phone: 902-868-2954      Email:

Refund Policy:

If you cannot be placed in a class, you will receive a full refund.

If you withdraw before March 1, 2018, funds paid will be refunded less a $50.00 cancellation fee.

There will be no tuition refund after March 1, 2018 unless your space can be filled and it is approved by the instructor.  A $50.00 cancellation fee will apply.

There will be no room and board refunds after April 1, 2018 unless your space can be filled or cancelled without penalty to the NSRHS.  A $50.00 cancellation fee will apply.

Director:   Linda MacDonald, 902-485-9270, Email:

Accommodation:  Westwood Residence.  Apartment style with four bedrooms and two bathrooms in each.   Once all apartments are full, single rooms with shared bath (not in room) will be assigned.

Westwood Residence has an elevator for your convenience.

Classes will be held in Rosaria, McCain and Evaristus buildings.  The vendor, rug display, silent and/or live auction, evening activities (except Wednesday) and assemblies will be held in the Multi-purpose room in Rosaria.  The dining hall is also located in Rosaria as is Vinnie’s Pub where the Wednesday evening get together is held.  The theme for 2018 is “Get Creative Wearing Black and White”.

  • In addition to the five day classes listed, we will be offering four one day workshops.
  • One-day workshop photos, descriptions and registration form will be posted separately.
  • Students taking five day classes with instructors will not be eligible to take one day workshops.

Click here to download the PDF Application.