Aquacademy is a community-based initiative developed by Valley County Water District to provide Water Education Programs to adults and children within the District’s service area. VCWD is bridging the gap between knowledge and action, offering interactive workshops, hands-on activities, and resources tailored to instill water-wise habits in our community. Our goal is to create an informed and proactive community ready to safeguard our most precious resource -- water.
5th-12th Grade Student Programs
- Solar Mini-Boat Challenge
- Scholarship Programs Now Accepting Applications!
- Teacher Appreciation Night
- Sharing Reading Library
- District Treatment Plant Tours
- Career Days
- Coloring Contest
- Citrus College Water Program Support
- Two-Day Summer Camp
- Landscape Classes
- WaterSmart Training
Information for active programs and events are available by clicking the tabs below.
The water industry is at the forefront of ensuring sustainable water supply, cutting-edge treatment technologies, and environmental stewardship. Unlock your potential in the water industry with various scholarships and funding opportunities tailored to support your education and growth. Click here to download a handout with more information.
Now available: Video, Application and Release form deadline: April 12, 2024
Valley County Water District believes in nurturing the next generation of water professionals. The Aquacademy Scholarship Program is an opportunity for high school junior and seniors to give voice to their perspectives on water sustainability. For details on how to participate, click here to be redirected to the scholarship page.
The Aquacademy Scholarship Program is not just about financial support for higher education. It is a platform for our youth to engage with a topic that shapes their future. Valley County Water District is committed to listening and learning from the next generation to create a water-sustainable community.
Application Process Closed
The Public Water Agencies Group (PWAG), Conservation and Education Team (CET) works to raise awareness among members of the public and students about the value and importance of water. PWAG CET is an association of 11 retail water districts, irrigation districts, and wholesale municipal water districts in Los Angeles County. Their Scholar Dollar Program awards scholarships to high school seniors planning on attending a two or four year, or technical college.
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This program is designed for 5th grade classrooms to raise awareness in the stewardship of natural resources with a project that results in the building of a mini, solar-powered boat.
It's not too late to participate! Interested teachers must complete an application form by November 15, 2023. Click here to download more information and application. If you missed our informational meeting, click here for a copy of the presentation. A video recording of the presentation can be viewed here.
Valley County Water District wants to inspire the next generation to make a difference in our community by selecting a career in the water industry. From engineers and scientists to conservationists, finance experts and managers, the water industry offers diverse opportunities.
The District is eager to partner with local schools to foster career development and environmental stewardship. Are you interested in having a representative from the District visit your school for a career day presentation? Contact us today to schedule a session that will inspire your students. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentation and Handouts
College and summer internship programs are available. More information is available here.