Rivercamp 2018

Rivercamp 2018

Rivercamp is making its splash back into Riverside for its 5th year! Rivercamp is a one of a kind interactive environmental science camp that provides young students with the opportunity to connect with nature while learning about important concepts in ecology and earth science through hands-on activities. Children, ages 5-12, will learn about their watershed while exploring the natural treasure, the Santa Ana River. Rivercampers will go on nature walks, splash in the river, meet live animals, and learn how to be better environmental stewards. Students will have the chance to interact with zoologists, geologists, biologists, and more!


When and Where is Rivercamp?

Rivercamp is set at the beautiful Martha McLean Park in the City of Riverside. The program will be for two weeks in the summer, Monday through Friday, 8 am until 3 pm everyday.

Camp Address: Martha McLean Park, 5759 Jurupa Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

Rivercamp's Animal Week: Wild Watershed Wonders is from June 25 - June 29
Rivercamp's Geology Week: Dinos, Rocks, Volcanoes, Oh My! is from July 9 - July 13

Registration Information:

Parents can register their child, beginning on May 1st, 2018, through the City of Riverside at rivreg.org for $150 per child plus a $25 material fee (due the first day of camp). We recommend that you contact Waterkeeper staff or sign up here for our waiting list to ensure a spot for your child at Rivercamp this summer.

Reserve your child's spot today! Fill out this form here.

Contact us at (951) 530-8823 or ryan@iewaterkeeper.org for more information.


For every child who pays to attend camp, Waterkeeper matches that with a donation to send a child from an underserved community to Rivercamp for free. Donations from community members and sponsorship from local businesses send underserved children for a week long experience in nature. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to families who can provide evidence of income-based government assistance

Are you requesting a scholarship? Click here

How Can I Donate to the Rivercamp Scholarship Fund?

If you believe preserving our waterways is important and want young children to know that too, donate to the Rivercamp Scholarship Fund! Any amount is greatly appreciated, you can also choose to sponsor a child for $150! Donate online here, or you may drop off cash or mail checks to:

Inland Empire Waterkeeper

6876 Indiana Ave, Suite D

Riverside, CA 92506

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  • Ellen Orange-Brown
    published this page in Blog 2018-03-28 10:38:02 -0700