Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop

Life Skills Through Boatbuilding


Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop  teaches  Hampton Roads youth  STEM and life skills through the building of wooden boats and other nautical  activities. 

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Youth Fall Boatbuilding Sign up


TWBW is accepting applications for our fall after-school boatbuilding program for kids ages 12 - 18. Classes are one day a week, from 4pm - 6pm Monday through Thursday.  We also have a homeschool program Thursday and Friday, two sessions, 8:30 - 10:15; and 10:30 - 12:15

Must provide own transportation. 

To register, or for information, please contact us at: admindir@twbw.org. Slots filled on a first come, first serve basis.

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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

(757) 353-9418


Monday -Thursday: 9am -6pm

Friday 8:30-3pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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Your support and contributions will enable us to reach more disadvantaged youth in the Hampton Roads area.

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