Project Flow Application 2012
Project Flow is a partnership between the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center and
Germantown Friends School. Project Flow invites public and private school students to explore water as artists, scientists, historians, and social activists.
Project Flow is a six-week summer program running from June 25th, 2012 to August 3rd, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (on most days), at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center. Thishands on, experiential program will use the study of local Philadelphia waterways to investigate global issues of water scarcity, waterborne diseases, social justice regarding water, and whatyoung people can do to protect, educate, and become ambassadors for water issues. There will be many field trips (on average, three a week), and students will have opportunities to build reading, writing, mapping, survival, science, and art skills. The program culminates in an interdisciplinary, collaborative project that will be presented to many audiences in order to educate the public about water in Philadelphia and beyond.
Project Flow is a free program.
By filling out the application, families are agreeing that they can commit to the Project Flow
schedule. There will be a two-night canoe trip during the six weeks.
Application process for Project Flow
Applications are due by March 1, 2012
Notification of acceptance by April 15, 2012
1) Download and fill out the form in the upper right hand column with your information
2) Write us a one-page essay explaining what you can bring to this project, your interest in water, and any other pertinent information.
3) Have a teacher fill in the attached teacher recommendation (important: this must be delivered
to us in a sealed, signed envelope).
4) Make a copy of your most recent report card.
5) Mail all of these materials in one envelope to:
Project Flow Director
31 West Coulter Street
Philadelphia PA 19144
If you have any questions, please call or email.