Upcoming April Vacation Week and Summer Programs at CBB

“Community Boat Building is in one word AWESOME! My daughter loved making new friends, learning how to make a footie, and they had a woman come by the whole camp week with sea creatures. It’s a wonderful positive place that helps her continue to learn without the pressure from school. They help her come out […]

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.