Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop teaches Hampton Roads youth STEM and life skills through the building of wooden boats and other nautical activities.
TWBW held its 4th Annual Open House on Sunday, May 5th at the workshop. This event celebrated the accomplishments of our amazing students and showcased the boats they’ve built over the past year. We appreciate everyone who came out to make the event a huge success. THANK YOU!!
TWBW is accepting applications for our summer camps for kids ages 11 - 18. Camps are one week long, half-day (9am – 12pm) and are held June 17 – July 26. Activities include: boatbuilding (models and full-size boats), rowing,, sailing, environmental science. Campers must provide own transportation.
To register, or for information, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Slots filled on a first come, first serve basis.
We are currently wrapping up our 2019 Winter/Spring Program. Over the past several months 65 students have done a remarkable job constructing three Tidewater 14 skiffs while improving STEM and life skills. After putting the finishing touches on two of the boats the youngsters will row them on the Elizabeth River. Check out the photos in the gallery below of our young boat builders in action.
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Our mailing address:
Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop
PO Box 1243
Norfolk, VA 23501
Our workshop is located on the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority compound at the following address:
910 Ballentine Boulevard, Norfolk, Virginia 23504, United States
Monday -Thursday: 9am -6pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Your support and contributions will enable us to reach more disadvantaged youth in the Hampton Roads area.