Summer Programs

Summer is the perfect time to dive into water – and learn about it, too! The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center and our partners offer exciting programs for students and young adults interested in learning about our waterways and environment, and engaging with and serving our communities.

Summer Field Trips

Bring your group for a summer program! Summer programs are offered from July 9th – August 23rd, Tuesdays through Saturdays. Program times are 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm. Summer program: WATER YOU WAITING FOR? Join us for a summer program! Campers will create a River Journal, explore the world of diatoms (a type of freshwater algae) and create […]

SPLASH!: Summer Family Program

Join us Saturday mornings for lively family expeditions at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center and in the park along the Schuylkill River. Enjoy guided activities inside and out. Continue the fun at home with a take-home water-themed book and activity deck of cards. Dates: July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10 Time: 10am-12pm Ready for more family SPLASH fun?  We’ll be at Mander playground […]

Schuylkill Acts & Impacts-2024 APPLICATION CLOSED

An Expedition to Inspire Watershed Action An expedition to inspire watershed action, our Schuylkill Acts & Impacts program engages students from communities within the Schuylkill River Watershed in a hands-on service-learning experience. Our 2024 program will take place Sunday, July 14 – Friday, July 19. A program made possible by Fairmount Water Works (FWW) and its […]

Internships & Fellowships

Summer or semester-long internships at the Fairmount Water Works are an excellent opportunity for college students and young adults interested in serving their community and our environment, or exploring careers in environmental protection and STEM fields.