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Model Boat Building Pt. 1 multi-day workshop for children with adults–requires registration

Thursday June 8, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Model Boat Building

Instructor: Phil Helgerson, Boat builder and hobbyist

This workshops consist of 3-5 two-hour sessions and introduce children to building model boats. There are two skill levels:

Part 1 – Paper model

Part 1 is for  younger children age 5 and above and an accompanying adult. Students will build three different model boats from card-stock paper – one boat during each session. Enrollment is limited to eight families.

The MFS Member tuition for Part 1 is $50 for an adult and 1 child, or $70 for non-member. The supplies for Part 1 are $20 per family.

Part 2 — Wood model

Part 2 is for age 8 and above. Students will build a wooden boat model (Yankee Tender from Woodenboat Store). These sessions will involve edge tools. Enrollment is limited to eight families.

The MFS Member tuition for Part 2 is $50 per person or for an adult and 1 child , or $70 for non-member. Supplies for Part 2 are $25 for a toolkit, plus $60 for the model kit.


  •   Part 1:   June 8, 15 and 22                          4pm – 6pm
  •   Part 2:   June 29, July 6,  13, 20, and 27    1pm – 3pm

If you have any questions, send an email to, or call the Maine’s First Ship office at 207-433-4242.

Registration is required:


Thursday June 8, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Maine’s First Ship
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Bath Freight Shed
27 Commercial Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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