Master Builders is a deep dive into the construction techniques and architectural concepts involved in house building. Using scaled dimensional lumber made of balsa wood, participants will follow detailed blueprints to frame a realistic 1:16th scale house.
Participants will learn about:
- Using construction techniques in accordance with the International Building Code
- Dimensioning the lumber to the scale of real lumber used in construction
- Reading house plan drawings
- Framing concepts and terminology used in house building
- Structural design and engineering
- And MUCH, MUCH More!!!
1:16th Scale House Framing/Building
Boys and girls grades 5-8 (as of Fall 2022).
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays: June 20th-July 1st, from 10:00-11:00am
$20 for Members | $30 for Non-Members
Call the Y at 641-585-5220, stop in and register at our front desk, or click the registration button on the right side of this page.
Contact us at 641-585-5220 about signing up for REMIND, our text messaging system, and/or keep an eye on www.Facebook.com/ForestCityYMCA for updates!
To sign up for REMIND updates: text @ynotify to 81010. To sign up for notices of upcoming programs, text @fcyyouth to 81010.
Tony Reynolds: TReynolds@ForestCityYMCA.org