Double Your Impact!

BIG NEWS! A generous donor has pledged to match every single dollar given to CBB through June 30th – up to $25,000! Now through the end of this month every dollar that you give will be doubled – help us make the most of this amazing opportunity to raise $50,000! All funds raised during this campaign […]

Join Us For Boat Launch Celebrations

   Join Community Boat Building, our 5th grade students, their teachers, friends, and family members in celebrating the amazing work our students have done this school year. Student boat building teams will launch their boats, enjoy an informal race, and take guests out for a row. All are welcome to join in the fun!   […]

Come See Us At the Boat Show

CBB is excited to return to the New England Boat Show this year! Beginning Saturday 2/14 and running through Sunday, 2/22 we will be at the show building a boat with our students and offering 10% off our camp programs. Best of all – we will be raffling off the boat being built during the […]

Help CBB Meet Our Fundraising Goal

  Dear Friends, We want to share with you what one of our 5th grade students wrote when asked to describe how boat building made him feel. Michael did not start out feeling excited about boat building — in fact he resisted going with all of his might. He refused to bring his permission slip […]

CBB Featured on Chronicle

We were honored when reporters from Chronicle joined us in June for The Haley School’s boat launch celebration on Jamaica Pond. Footage from that event was included in a story about happenings around Jamaica Plain. If you missed it you can view the story here.  

Boston Family Boat Building will now be called Community Boat Building!

  We are very excited to announce that we have changed our name! Over the next few weeks we will be working on spreading the word and changing our website and facebook page. We welcome this big change because we feel that the new name more accurately describes our current programming. When we began in 2007 […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony May 16th!

Join us from 3-6pm on Friday, May 16th for a ribbon-cutting celebration at our new workshop on Fan Pier. BFBB students, staff, volunteers and supporters will be on hand to celebrate the opening of our new 4,300 sq. ft. workshop at 21 Liberty Drive on Fan Pier. Our location is so new it is not […]

Boat launch on Fan Pier featured by the Boston Herald

  What an exciting launch day we had yesterday! Our first group of 5th graders from the Harvard-Kent School launched their boat and it was featured by the Boston Herald. They couldn’t have been more proud! Go here to see the article.  

BFBB expands to a new school!

We are very excited to begin working with the Harvard/Kent School in Charlestown this fall. In June, 4th graders from the Harvard/Kent got an introduction to our program by spending 5 days aboard the Schooner Roseway.