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YOUTH PROGRAMS

Construction Camp

We are partnering with local school districts to educate tomorrow's workforce about careers in construction. In these 1 or 2-day events, students work with their hands and are exposed to the skills below while receiving coaching from professional home builders.

Blueprint reading

Finish carpentry

Framing

Power tools

Roofing

Safety

Sheet metal work

Siding

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Trades Training

The SHBA is addressing the current shortage of housing, workforce, and the environmental impact of basic housing growth by launching an industry-funded 2-year program to teach students engineering & sustainable building practices. Students learn about green building materials and renewable energy while building a tiny home which is then sold or auctioned in order to help cover next year's program costs.

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Students are exposed to the following skill areas through classroom learning and hands-on exposure:

Blueprint reading

Electrical

Energy efficiency

Finish carpentry

Framing

Plumbing

Renewable energy

Roofing

Safety

Sheet metal work

Siding

Sustainable building

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