Watersheds, as defined geographic entities with distinct ecological systems, are the logical starting point for water education. GCWIN's multi-disciplinary educational programs aim to:
Facilitate hands-on activities that enable students to interact with their watershed
Demonstrate the systems of water management within our community
Introduce the opportunities of environmentally-focused careers
Reinforce the ethic of scientific inquiry and environmental stewardship
GCWIN has been able to provide Watershed Week since 2010 for Grand County Middle School Students. GCWIN works alongside teachers to develop a week's worth of interactive activities and field projects that teaches students about their watershed.This program is done both in East & West Grand Schools.
GCWIN has developed several interactive lessons for elementary aged students and currently runs workshops every spring at Point Park Day for 2nd graders as well as every fall at Monarch Lake Education Day for 5th graders.
Kids Science Learning Lab
GCWIN's newest program where we work in coordination with the Headwaters Center in Winter Park, CO to offer free half day summer programing to the youth of Grand County. To sign up for our limited spots, visit the Headwaters Center website: here
Interested in volunteering?
GCWIN is always open to new volunteers who are willing to commit to help educate their community on the wonderful aquatic environment we live in!
If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer or are interested in getting involved, please fill out the form to the right and let us know!