Water Festival

 

The 12th Annual Water Festival is coming Wednesday, September 17, 2014!

 

The Water Festival is an educational festival designed to celebrate our local watershed. Every year, environmental education organizations from around the Bay Area come together at Guadalupe River Park & Gardens to teach local students important hands-on science lessons based on topics such as water conservation, pollution prevention, the value of water as a natural resource, and how people can affect their watershed. Formerly the Water Wizard Festival, the event has drawn 300 third grade students and their teachers to the park. While the theme remains the same, this year we have invited fifth grade students to attend.

 

The festival is made possible by a grant from the Michael Lee Environmental Foundation.

 

Past presenters include: Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, Children’s Discovery Museum, Santa Clara Valley Audubon, Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, City of San Jose, Our City Forest, A Schmahl Science Workshop, Open Space Authority, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Don Edwards S.F. Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

 

Information for Presenters

We would be delighted to have your organization host one or more activity booths! Please review the presenter guidelines, then fill out the registration form to sign up.

 

Information for Teachers

Thanks for your interest in the Water Festival! Teachers and classes have been selected for this year’s event. More information will be sent in August.

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