Here’s How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

Written by Sandra J. Lebron

In our mission to build a generation of future leaders that love and respect water as much as we do, we don’t take a break for summer vacation. In fact, often the best time to reach kids is when they don’t think they’re learning. That’s why we partner with after school programs and summer camps for some sneak-attack water education.

Here are some of the highlights from our summer “break.”

Niños de la Promesa

Decomposition Trash Activity in Tijuana

Water connects us all, no matter what side of the border we live on. International cooperation and regionwide thinking is a vital part of protecting and restoring San Diego County’s fishable, swimmable, drinkable waters. That’s why we partnered with the Tijuana orphanage, Niños de la Promesa, to bring water education to 54 future stewards of our water. Did we mention our Water Education For All curriculum is bilingual?

Refugee Children in City Heights

out-of-the-boat-camp-city-heights

We brought hands-on water science education to 25 refugee children from all over the world.  

Junior Lifeguards

Junior Lifeguards Playing Water Jeopardy

We joined the Junior Lifeguards for interactive learning at two Environmental Day fairs with City of San Diego departments, including Transportation and Stormwater, Wastewater and Pure Water. With kids sitting alongside the water, the opportunity was perfect to expand their knowledge of local habitats, urban runoff and pollution prevention.

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  1. Great summer workshops, good for helping children learning and development.

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