In partnership with National Association of Women in Construction - Rhode Island Chapter, YWCA hosted the Block Kids Building Program Feb. 20 as a part of February Vacation Camp.
Students used interlocking blocks, string, rocks and foil to build the project of their choice. Volunteers from the National Association of Women in Construction - Rhode Island Chapter served as judges and prizes were awarded to the top contestants. The first place winner was Matthew Eagan, age 8, of Woonsocket. The second place winner was Nayda Serre, age 10, of Woonsocket. The third place winner was Bianca Perry, age 8, of Woonsocket.
The Block Kids Building Program is a national building program competition that is sponsored on the local level by National Association of Women in Construction chapters and other organizations.
This award-winning program introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create an awareness of and to promote an interest in future careers in one of the many facets of the industry.