United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America






Carpenters Local 1260

1008 William St. Suite 101A

Iowa City, IA 52240
PH: (319)338-1638

FAX: (319)338-3714


Contact Info



Kids Build Workshops are FREE carpentry workshops for children in grades 3-5, focusing on STEM principles, critical thinking and career exploration. Our professional volunteer carpenters will assist your students in building a tote box while incorporating measuring, fractions, problem solving and analysis. Tools and projects are supplied and there are no fees to participate. Children are able take their projects home to enjoy. Classrooms will be chosen on a lottery system and priority will be given to Title 1 schools and schools where 50% or more of its students receive free or reduced lunch.


Workshops will be held in two sessions during the 2017-2018 school year:

Sessions last approximately 45 minutes each


    Fall semester > September 15-November 20, 2017

    Spring semester > January 15-April 30, 2018


You will have the option to choose your ideal date within the above date ranges.


Workshops are held in the following areas:


    Iowa: Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Sioux City

    North Dakota: Fargo

    Nebraska: Omaha and Lincoln

    Minnesota: Duluth, Rochester and Twin Cities Metro

    Wisconsin: Green Bay/Fox Valley, Madison, Milwaukee and Rothschild/Wausau




Kids Build Workshop

Carpenters Union Local 1260  |  1008 William St Suite 101A., Iowa City IA 52240  |  PH 319-338-1638  |  FX 319-338-3714