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 […]
Front row: Zosia Mrozek-Folkierska, Ian Sawyer, Corey Ross, Josh Richards, Kiran Chapman, Kim Hoare (Executive Director); Back Row: Elly Lang, Breanna Arntz, Dan Marsh, Sam Strain, Kelan Nee We are pleased to welcome our newest apprentice class. The ten apprentices are a diverse group coming from all over the country and internationally. This year’s crew […]
For three days last week, The Carpenter’s Boat Shop was pleased to welcome a group of ten freshmen and their two upperclassmen leaders from Bowdoin College in Brunswick as a part of their pre-orientation program. After spending their first night on the Bowdoin campus sleeping in the Farley Fieldhouse, 511 first-year students divided into 60 […]