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Interested in a career in energy science? Want to explore your artistic side with the Columbia River and science as your inspiration? Participate in a special spring break event at The REACH for 8th through 12th graders.

Tuesday, April 4: Visit Ringold Fish Hatchery to learn about managing fish populations around the dams on the Columbia River. With fish as an inspiration, learn about scientific illustration and painting with artist Gail Roadhouse at The REACH in the afternoon.

Wednesday, April 5: Visit McNary Dam and SAGE Center to discover connections between hydroelectric power and agriculture.

Thursday, April 6: Explore engineering and wind power with a Tour of Nine Canyons Wind Farm. We’ll go birding with a REACH educator at Bateman Island, then use bird flight at our inspiration for kite-making with artist Gail Roadhouse at The REACH.

Friday, April 7: Explore solar energy and careers with a tour of Benton County PUD Solar Project, and Franklin County PUD renewable energy trailer at The REACH. We’ll also have a speaker from Energy Northwest on nuclear energy.


Sign up for the whole week or individual days, 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. $20 per day, please register by March 27 by contacting Pauline at 509-943-4100 Ext. 113 or paulines@visitthereach.org.