The Scholastic Outreach and Education Department at ALCOSAN is proud to announce that registration is now open for the highly anticipated summer program, Clean Water Academy, for 9th and 10th grade students.
The Clean Water Academy is a week-long, STEM enrichment program designed to challenge young minds. The academy will be held from 9am until 3pm July 17-July 21, 2017.
– Conduct hands-on lab and engineering activities related to living bio-systems
– Use systems thinking, a means of problem solving that includes observing and identifying connections, to critically address complex challenges related to the environment, green and gray infrastructure
– Explore current challenges involving storm water management and its impact in our region
Additionally, students will tour the wastewater treatment facility and onsite laboratory, engage with a variety of professionals as well as learn from professors from Carlow University.
Due to limited enrollment, students must apply early to secure a place on the roster.
How Much Does the Program Cost?
The Clean water Academy is free. However, students are required to bring their own lunch Monday through Thursday. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided daily, and pizza will be provided for lunch on Friday. Bus tickets will be provided as needed.
What is the Program Schedule?
Program hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.
(Students may arrive as early as 8:30 a.m. and depart no later than 3:45 p.m.)
Parents/Guardians must attend a one hour parent/student orientation on either Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. (or) Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.