Youth Summer Boatbuilding Program

Posted by HerreshoffMuseum

Youth Summer Boatbuilding Program

July 10th – August 17th Mon-Thurs, 9am-2pm

The Herreshoff Marine Museum, in partnership with RIMTA, is hosting a new Summer Boatbuilding Program for youth between ages 14-16 who want to learn more about the marine trades. The six-week program incorporates work experiences, career exploration, sailing Instruction, leadership development, adult mentoring, basic skills development and job readiness services. Participants gain basic, academic and employment skills, earn their diploma and gain paid work experience, and receive a certificate of completion from RIMTA and HMM. All while learning to build Westport skiffs and from a master shipwright on the historic Herreshoff campus. Participants will receive a weekly $100 stipend. Space is limited to 12 participants, apply today!

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Or contact Kirk Cusic: 401-396-5834 /


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