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Boat Building At The Barn

  • David Yearsley River Heritage Center 6 Copeland St Petaluma, CA, 94952 United States (map)

Boat Building At The Barn
Session 1: Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Session 2: Saturday-Sunday, August 8-9, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Session 3: Saturday-Sunday, October 12-13, 10:00AM-4:00PM
David Yearsley River Heritage Center, Steamer Landing Park, 
6 Copeland Street, Petaluma

Adult $45, Youth $35

What better way to experience the Petaluma River’s history, habitat and beauty than from your very own boat! Friends of the Petaluma River invites you to come and learn about boat building in one of our Boat Building Workshops at the David Yearsley River Heritage Center. Whether you are a beginner or you already possess wood-working skills, we are working to craft a boat building experience just for you!

Students will learn about basic boat building with simply designed canoes. This workshop will go over beginning tool use, basic mechanics of boat building, and elemental design. Students get hands-on experience while building an actual boat. Groups have the option to take the boat they build home with them. This workshop is recommended for adults and children 8+. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.