Museum hosts drive to fund boat school
A pre-launch fund drive has been started by the Hudson River Maritime Museum to establish a new Riverport Wooden Boat School program billed “Riverport YouthBoat.”
The program is designed for middle and high school students enrolled in alternative education programs.
Riverport YouthBoat is the museum’s latest offering to area youth, and designed to build character and develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through wooden boatbuilding projects and on-the-water activities.
Students from diverse backgrounds are expected to work alongside experienced craftsmen to learn and problem-solve in a challenging hands-on environment, complementing classroom learning.
To make donations, contact Lisa Cline at lcline@ hrmm.org or (845) 3380071, ext. 20.
The museum is located at 50 Rondout Landing.