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Times: This full-one-day metalwork workshop runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with a one-hour break
Cost: $175 for members; $200 for non-members. (includes a $25 materials fee) Pre-registration is REQUIRED. See below.
Meets in the Museum Education Center
Have you taken your metal working merit badge but want more forge time? Reinforce your skills and gain more in the next level course? Go past basics as we do a deeper dive into blacksmith work.
Space is limited to 4 Scouts. All 4 spaces must be filled in order for the program to run. The program runs 9:00am – 4:00pm. Pre-registration is required. See below for details.
Please note the following before registering:
- This workshop is designed for ages 14 and older and is limited to 4 participants per session.
- Merit Badge Workshop taken at Old Sturbridge Village is a requirement to take the level 2 course.
- This workshop meets and takes place in the Museum Education Building (Not the Visitor Center).
- Participants should dress in comfortable clothing that they do not mind ruining. Closed-toe shoes are a must! Please bring safety glasses and leather gloves that fit your youth properly.
- The class must have 4 participants to move forward. If the minimum is not met, registrants may be asked to reschedule.
- One adult chaperone is required per scout or scout group. Due to space limitations, please limit the number of chaperones/family members in the workshop area.
- Refunds will only be given up to two weeks prior to the event date, or in the case of cancellation by Old Sturbridge Village
If you have further questions, please contact email@example.com
$175 for members; $200 for non-members
*Includes a $25 materials fee
Click here to register for April 13, 2024 SOLD OUT
Click here to register for April 14, 2024
About the instructor:
Ethan Choiniere has been working in Old Sturbridge Village’s blacksmith program for 9 years. He has been a mentor and teacher to many youth and adult smiths during that time. With a love of teaching hand skills and a passion for forging tools, his goal is to help carry this old-world skill to a future generation of smiths.