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School Program

Britannia Boatbuilders

Grades K-5

Be inspired to build your own boat and learn about the history of boatbuilding at Britannia Shipyards.

White table with two hammers, blocks of wood and sandpaper, along with a booklet that reads: Britannia Boat Builders Program Notes

Explore the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site with your class by engaging in two hands-on activities. Start your program by rotating between five unique interactive stations from decoding Morse code to learning about recycling fishing nets, and more. Each student will also make a small wooden boat to take home.

This school program can be customized to suit the Big Ideas from each grade level of the BC Curriculum.


$8.00 per student


90 minutes


Tuesdays to Fridays 9:30am to 2pm