Nice piece on boatbuilding helping troubled youth

I came across this piece in the Stamford Advocate on the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory’s Boat, Build and Sail program. An excerpt:

Boat, Build and Sail is a free, after-school, 13-week program each semester in which groups of 10 to 12 construct a wooden boat. Youths 12 to 18 go to the factory in Frankford to learn carpentry, use professional tools, and work together to build nautical vessels.

But, as Bess wrote, the youths also learn lifelong lessons at the sawdust-filled shop on Worth Street.

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