School Groups and Field Trips

Energy camp will combine science and art to help young people learn about careers in the energy industry of the Columbia Basin. Participants will create a digital portfolio of what they learned to be shared at the Energy Experience on October 3 at The REACH Museum. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 9-13. The Energy Camp will run April 3rd – April 7th from 9am to 3pm and cost members (TBA), non-members (TBA), and non-members with a family membership (TBA).

Each day there will be another new adventure.

Schedule for the week:

  • Day 1
    • Tour of REACH, Introduction to renewable energy production and a visit to Columbia Generating Station
  • Day 2
    • Tour of Ringold Fish Hatchery and then back to REACH to learn about scientific illustration with a local artist.
  • Day 3
    • Tour of McNary Dam and SAGE Center
  • Day 4
    • Tour of Nine Canyons Wind Farm and then back to REACH for drawing and painting
  • Day 5
    • Tour of solar projects in Benton and Franklin counties with experts from the public utility districts, Bonneville Power Administration, Tri-Cities Economic Development Council, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Registration opens soon, check our website www.visitthereach.org for details.