Students Learn Boatbuilding at Herreshoff Museum

After School Wooden Boat Shop Mentorship Program at the Herreshoff Marine Museum.
After School Wooden Boat Shop Mentorship Program at the Herreshoff Marine Museum.

A recent article on EastBayRI.com profiles a little-known boatbuilding program for middle school students offered at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island.

In the 16-week Middle School Mentorship Program, young craftsmen study the concepts of wooden sailboat construction while learning basic hand tool skills.

Read more about the youth boatbuilding program at Herreshoff Marine Museum.

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