Please read Sonia’s May update here.
Dear Friends of the Boat Shop, I hope this message finds you and yours well! As many know by now, we made the difficult decision several weeks back to close the apprentice program for the remainder of this year due to the Covid-19 virus. Remaining on campus are staff members Sarah, Mary, Kiran, and I, […]
March 16, 2020 Dear Friends of the Boat Shop, It is with the prudent caution required at this difficult time that CBS has decided to conclude the 2019-2020 Apprentice program early, and to close the campus until further notice. As things are rapidly changing, we will be updating our campus status again on April 1st. […]
First Row (left to right): Nolen Michael, Newcastle, ME – 18 years old; Lulu Scherman, Nyack, NY – 22 years old; Justin Barker, Portland, ME – 31 years old; Koala Largess, Baltimore, MD – 34 years old. Second Row (left to right): Austin Reynolds,Knoxville, TN – 28 years old; Griffin Louis, New Orleans, LA – […]
Every year in one of our final weekly chapel times, the apprentices and staff share with one another our personal credos – what is it that we believe. What are the values and statements of purpose that we use to guide the words and actions of our lives. Here are two credos that were shared […]
One of the perks of our apprenticeship program is that the apprentices are welcomed and encouraged to make use of our workshops during their free time to work on their own personal projects. This year’s apprentice crew has been particularly productive and creative in their use of their personal shop time. Enjoy taking a look […]
Check out our winter newsletter featuring a word about appreciation from our Director Kim Hoare, an update from the Work Shop, and a photo essay of our apprentices’ personal projects. Enjoy!!
We have doubled the number of classes that we are offering this summer!! Registration is now OPEN! Just follow the links below to sign up for these exciting opportunities… Woodturning for Beginners -June 24-28 (1/2 days)Young People’s Woodworking (ages 10-14) – July 1-3 and 5Adirondack Chair Building – July 1-3 and 5Boat Building with Bobby […]
After taking their first two weeks here to build their tool boxes and Shaker step stools, our apprentices have moved on to building their first boat! The crew of 10 has been divided into two groups of five with each group building a Monhegan Skiff. The hull of a boat is typically built upside down […]