RiverQuest School Programs
RiverQuest will round out its 16th year of operation this spring with thousands of students coming aboard to study Environmental Science on the Three Rivers, as well as our newest offering, Marcellus Shale + River Ecosystems. Registrations for Fall 2012 begin soon!
RiverQuest Outreach Programs
RQ's RiverTales classroom programs include anew offering sponsored by PA Department of Environmental Protection and EQT Foundation: Exploring Marcellus Shale. This informational program explores the opportunities and challenges presented by the gas shale industry in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. It available to schools and community groups at no cost. Click here to learn more about this opportunity.
RiverQuest Afterschool Programs
Afterschool programs that explore fascinating subjects like freshwater ecology,
biodiversity, bridge engineering, and Marcellus shale activity are available April through November. Scholarships are available. Call RiverQuest at 412-231-2712 for information.
RiverQuest Saturday Sails
Saturday Sails are family-friendly one-hour tours that feature hands-on river ecology activities. New this year is an often-requested narration about Pittsburgh points of interest along the route. Tickets are available on sail days at the main ticket counter of Carnegie Science Center, beginning Saturday, May 5. Click here for details!
RiverQuest offers two popular week-long daycamps: Angler's Adventure, a fishing themed camp for kids age 7-12, and River Camp with RiverQuest and Carnegie Science Center, a science and ecology camp for ages 8-12. Also this summer, RiverQuest hosts the 5th Annual Bayer Climate Fellows Sustainability Camp, sponsored by Bayer USA Foundation and Bayer Science & Education Foundation. Click here for details!