Learning Opportunities

Skills taught and general learning opportunities would include:

  • The practical application of mathematics, algebra and geometry through the boat building process
  • Maritime history
  • Documentation (Posting project progress on forums or websites, documenting processes and activities for publication)
  • Workplace communication
  • Basic manufacturing cost accounting, business decision making and marketing
  • Workplace safety, understanding the purpose of government regulation
  • Craftsmanship in the use of tools, interpreting design plans and utilization of materials
  • Teamwork, cooperative experiences, self-discipline and self reliance. Participants would gain confidence in their own abilities and understand their self worth.
The Noah Commission
"Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it."