ALCOSAN is committed to continuously providing innovative and creative programming that encourages students, professionals and communities to increase awareness of the wastewater treatment process and sustainability.

National Engineers Week

Every year ALCOSAN celebrates National Engineers Week in February with outreach and programming for students in grades 6 – 12. This is a perfect time to recognize engineers and allow students to explore the design process through a designated STEM activity.

For more information about this event, please email soevents@alcosan.org.

Pre-K Explore Day (3 to 6 years old)

ALCOSAN is excited to announce that our second Pre-K Explore Day is in the works. Pre-K Explore Day is a fun opportunity for preschool age kids to explore the science of ALCOSAN during Early Childhood month and in the fall of every year. We will provide an interactive overview to our youngest learners by introducing them to basic science concepts. 

The next event is scheduled for Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. If you are interested in participating, click here.

Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, April 22nd, ALCOSAN develops a signature hands-on activity that focuses on the environment. Please check back next year for more information.

Frankie’s Science Days

New this year, ALCOSAN’s Frankie’s Science Days, a series of virtual, interactive STEM workshops designed to give students a sneak peek into Summer Science camp. 

We will provide various hands-on activities during each workshop for students who are currently in second and third grade and live in the service area.

Participants can attend up to four workshops, three are offered in August and one in October. Each workshop is approximately 3 hours long.

If you are interested in Summer Science camp but not yet eligible, this program is for you. 
For more details and registration, please click here.

National Chemistry Week

ALCOSAN celebrates National Chemistry Week in October for students in grades 6 -12. Chemistry is an important part of the wastewater treatment process and students will explore various hands-on activities.

Disability Mentoring Day

Every October ALCOSAN participates in Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) to provide students an insight of hands-on career exploration and mentoring opportunities available through our partnership with Bender Consulting.

Storm Drain Stenciling Program

ALCOSAN’s Storm Drain Stenciling Program is designed to educate people about the potential for storm drain contamination and the pollution of local waterways. Scholastic Outreach provides step-by-step instructions to help participants obtain permission to paint stencils on storm drains. It provides all supplies along with notices to be given to residents. For more information, please email the Scholastic Outreach Department or call 412-734-6293.

 

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