Building Boats ... Building Lives

STEM on the Potomac

STEM on the Potomac

Alexandria Seaport Foundation teaches science, technology, engineering and math through the building ...
Apprentice Program

Apprentice Program

The fulltime apprenticeship—our flagship program.  
Educational Boatbuilding in the Schools

Educational Boatbuilding in the Schools

ASF has moved upstream into the middle schools to teach math using ...
Build a Boat

Build a Boat

What’s your style? Buy a Bevin kit, be a part of a ...

What Are People Saying

Teach a young man to build a boat, and he might just end up changing his life.”

– Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News.

Having spent most of my life witnessing what is phony and what is real, I can attest that this program is real – it changes lives.”

– Fred Geiger, Volunteer

“ASF has helped me realize that life really is worth living.”

– ASF Apprentice

“I couldn’t see into this future they kept telling me about,” he says. “That was too far away. But I could see the boat I was working on take shape, and I could see my new life.”

– ASF Apprentice

“The ASF Apprentice Program is so exciting…there’s never a day that

goes by that I am not learning something new!”

– ASF Apprentice