Women in the Woodshop

This workshop is hosted in partnership with the City of Whitehorse.

Learning woodworking skills with other ladies! Join us in the wood shop with Yukon Women in Trades and Technology for this partnered workshop on building small wooden boxes.  This workshop will take you through the safety and steps of creating this piece.

About the instructor: Cassandra Galbraith is a 3rd year carpenter apprentice and the Acting Program Coordinator for YWITT. She loves building things!

Register online through the City of Whitehorse Recreation & Facilities Services Online – Barcode 67615

Cool Tools- YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

Starting in January and running until the end of March, YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating an after school, skilled trades courses in the YuKonstruct wood shop. This program is for high school girls from grade 8-12. The sessions will run on Mondays after school and will explore either Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, or Fabrication Technology.

Since these workshops will happen on Mondays, it will not affect members since our shop is closed to members and public on Mondays. If you have any questions, please email info@yukonstruct.com

Cool Tools- YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

Starting in October and running until the end of November, YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating an after school, skilled trades courses in the YuKonstruct wood shop. This program is for high school girls from grade 8-12. The sessions will run on Mondays after school and will explore either Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, or Fabrication Technology.

Since these workshops will happen on Mondays, it will not affect members since our shop is closed to members and public on Mondays. If you have any questions, please email info@yukonstruct.com

YWITT Conference

Yukon Women in Trades and Technology will be using the Woodshop for a special event. This year’s Young Women Exploring Trades Conference will be opened to all high school girls from Yukon communities and grade 8 girls from Whitehorse up to a capacity of 120 students. The conference will take place Thursday, October 20th and Friday, October 21st at multiple locations throughout Whitehorse.

Cassandra from YWITT will be teaching young women the basics of carpentry and creating something with the participants in YuKonstruct’s shop.

YuKonstruct members should be aware that the woodshop will be occupied from 9am-3pm on both days. Please come after the conference hours to work on your projects. Thank you!

Cool Tools – YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

On March 2nd, YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating an after school, skilled trades courses at YuKonstruct. The session will run on Wednesday after school and will explore either Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, or Fabrication Technology.

WHO:                    High school girls from grade 8-12. (Participation is limited to  10-12 students).
DATES:                 Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016.

TIME:                    4-6 pm.
LOCATION:      YuKonstruct, 135 Industrial Road, accessible by city buses and right next door to YWITT!

Cool Tools – YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating after school, skilled trades courses at YuKonstruct. Sessions will run on Wednesday after school and will explore Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, and Fabrication Technology.

This program is open to high school girls from grade 8-12. (Participation is limited to 10-12 students).

To enquire about the winter term and/or to be put on the waitlist, please email: brenda@yukonwitt.org or heidi@yukonwitt.org 

For our YuKonstruct members, please be aware of the shop being used for this program.

Cool Tools – YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating after school, skilled trades courses at YuKonstruct. Sessions will run on Wednesday after school and will explore Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, and Fabrication Technology.

This program is for high school girls from grade 8-12. (Participation is limited to 10-12 students).

To enquire about the winter term and/or to be put on the waitlist, please email: brenda@yukonwitt.org or heidi@yukonwitt.org 

For our YuKonstruct members, please be aware of the shop being used for this program.

Cool Tools – YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating after school, skilled trades courses at YuKonstruct. Sessions will run on Wednesday after school and will explore Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, and Fabrication Technology.

WHO:                    High school girls from grade 8-12. (Participation is limited to  10-12 students).
DATES:                 Wednesday Jan.13th and 20th

TIME:                    4-6 pm.
LOCATION:      YuKonstruct, 135 Industrial Road, accessible by city buses and right next door to YWITT!

To enquire about the winter term and/or to be put on the waitlist, please email: brenda@yukonwitt.org or heidi@yukonwitt.org 

For our YuKonstruct members, please be aware of the shop being used for this program.

Cool Tools – YWITT After School Skilled Trades Courses

Beginning on October 19th, YWITT (Yukon Women in Trades and Technology) will be facilitating eight weeks of after school, skilled trades courses at YuKonstruct. Sessions will run on Mondays after school and will explore Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Tiling, and Fabrication Technology.

WHO:                    High school girls from grade 8-12. (Participation is limited to  10-12 students).
DATES:                 Mondays, January 19th to March 9th, 2015.

TIME:                    4-6 pm.
LOCATION:      YuKonstruct, 135 Industrial Road, accessible by city buses and right next door to YWITT!

To enquire about the winter term and/or to be put on the waitlist, please email: brenda@yukonwitt.org or heidi@yukonwitt.org