There are many ways to share your talents and experience, learn, and get involved with SPLASH:

 

Teach Environmental Science or History

 

Share your passion for environmental science or area history! Teaching while on the beautiful Delaware River or along its shores in the D&R Canal State Park, is a very rewarding activity. We work with grades 3 through college. Our sailing season is May through October. Training and lesson plans are provided.

Science Classes:

  • Macroinvertebrates

  • Watershed stewardship

  • Chemistry of the River

  • Phytoplankton: Jewels of the River

  • Basic Birding

  • Shad Migration


History Classes:

  • History of the D&R Canal (Guided walk)

  • History of the River Towns


Contact: info@steamboatclassroom.org

teachertrainingcydeandcorynn_orig.jpg

Board of Trustees

SPLASH is currently accepting nominations to its Board of Trustees. Leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sectors having skills, expertise and experience in the following areas are invited to apply: Financial Management; Marketing; Fundraising; Public Relations; Human Resources; Entrepreneurship; Education.

Board members commit to a term of three years.  Attendance at quarterly board meetings is required. Board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for SPLASH to advance its mission.
Contact: info@steamboatclassroom.org 

Wanted: Citizen Science Volunteers

 

Join a team of volunteers to monitor water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries in Lambertville. No experience is required, and all training is provided.

  •     Attend a one-hour free training session

  •     Minimum 1-2 hours per month for field work

  •     Access: easy walk or bike ride, to sample sites

Contact Allison Brown, PhD: allison@steamboatclassroom.org

Chemistry of the River: Teacher Training 

052619-cs-lewis-island_orig.jpg

Citizen Science Volunteers

SPLASH seeks an intern to help manage our Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring project.  Responsibilities will include assistance with:


1) citizen scientist volunteer coordination, care, and recruitment
2) data collection and entry into Google sheets
3) preparing graphs and relevant documents;

4) communication and outreach;

5) attendance and networking at conferences if desired.

Training and equipment will be provided.  Travel expenses to project-relevant conferences and work-shops will be covered by SPLASH.  A stipend will be provided for work completed (June - Sept, or as indicated. Two hours per week.  Contact Allison Brown, PhD: allison@steamboatclassroom.org

Volunteer to Teach Environmental Science or History


Share your passion for environmental science or area history! We work with grades 3 through college. Our sailing season is May through October. Training and lesson plans are provided.

Science Classes:

  • Macroinvertebrates

  • Watershed stewardship

  • Chemistry of the River

  • Basic Birding-Shad Migration


History Classes:

  • History of the D&R Canal (Guided walk)

  • History of the River Towns


Contact: info@steamboatclassroom.org

Citizen Science Intern (small stipend)

 

SPLASH seeks an intern to assist our Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring project.  Responsibilities include assistance with:


1) citizen scientist volunteer coordination
2) Quality assurance of data collected
3) preparing graphs and relevant documents;

4) communication and outreach;

5) attendance at conferences if desired.

 

Training and equipment are provided.  Travel expenses to project-relevant conferences and work-shops will be covered by SPLASH.  A small stipend will be provided. Approximately two hours per week. Contact Allison Brown, PhD: allison@steamboatclassroom.org

SPLASH Citizen Scientists collect data from the Delaware River

watershed-studies2_orig.jpg

Learning watershed stewardship by using
the Enviroscape

Splash_Logo_2021.jpg