Peterborough Children's Water Festival
19th Annual Festival – Going virtual May 2021
We are delighted to bring the 2021 PCWF Virtually to online and in-person schools within Peterborough City and County. FOUR weekly injections of Water Education will bring the Magic of the PCWF to your class every Wednesday in May!
Our workshop themes are the pillars of the PCWF - By registering you sign up for all four!*:
- May 5th - Cultural Perspectives
- May 12th - Conservation
- May 19th - Protection
- May 26th - Science and Technology
*Topic order above is subject to change
Workshops will be 40 minutes of live engagement* with Water Super Heroes sharing their extraordinary water-based work in Nogojiwanong/Peterborough:
AM session Gr 2/3 11-11:40**
PM session Gr 4/5 1:30-2:10**
*Our virtual Festival format will use Zoom, using protocols approved by both PVNCCDSB and KPR.
**With such varied school schedules across schools and boards, there are no universal times that will work for all. We will have great online resources for everyone, even if you are unable to join in our live-streamed education!
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Thank you for your support of Water Education!
The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival (PCWF) is a community event for children in Grade 2 to 5. The PCWF provides students with the opportunity to discover the importance and diversity of water.
The PCWF works in partnership with educators, water quality and quantity specialists, community volunteers, conservation groups, industry and government to create a festival full of activities that are educational and fun for children in grades 2 to 5.
Thanks to our 2020 & 2021 Sponsors!
Festival Sponsor — $5,000+
Festival Patron — $2,500-$4,999
Festival Benefactor — $1,000-$2,499
Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Zone E
Symons Trust Fund for Canadian Studies
Festival Friend — < $1,000
Grant and Emma Murphy
Township of Selwyn
In Kind Sponsorship
City of Peterborough
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
Peterborough Utilities Group
Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board
Riverview Park and Zoo
We are enormously grateful for the financial and in-kind contributions of local sponsors that support our in-person festival!
Thank you to past and present sponsors who have supported immersive water education! We're thinking of all of you in these unprecedented times!