Mission Statement : Maintaining the Art of the Wooden Boat
Purposes of the Silva Bay Shipyard School Society are:
- Develop and deliver education in the art of wooden boat building.
- Preserve and promote the heritage of wooden boat building in Canada
- Develop and deliver training in boat repair, fine woodworking, ship joinery, furniture making, rigging, fine finishing and paintwork, metalwork, pattern making, foundry work and other courses and programs as the Society sees fit.
- To undertake such activities with the community as would provide employment for graduates or advanced students of the Societies programs.