for Festival arrival and departure times listed by teacher.
Please read the following information about the festival.
The Kitsap Water Festival is April
16, 2013 at Kitsap
is important information for a successful visit to the Water Festival this
costs are paid for by your local water utility. However, you must make
arrangements for your transportation. Please make sure to contact your
school district's transportation
department to schedule your transportation
as soon as possible.
must come with two parent chaperones. Classes will remain together during
Nametags Students must wear a nametag at
all times with their name and their class animal name.
We suggest that
nametags be constructed so they can be worn around the students’ neck on a
Your class will be assigned an animal name.
Lunch Students, teachers and chaperones must
bring their lunch. The lunch area is in the Presidents Hall
and outside on
the lawn, weather permitting. During the Water Festival, Kitsap County Solid
Waste will help
students put waste in its place. Please encourage your
students to bring a waste free lunch with
reusable containers, flatware and
napkins that they can take home with them. Scraps will be collected
composted. For other suggestions and details,
check out this information sheet. Our goal is to reduce
the amount of
trash created at the Water Festival every year!
Backpacks Have students bring backpacks
to hold lunches and any handouts they may receive.
Upon arriving at the Festival Teacher
registration is located in front of the ticket windows at the Pavilion
the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. When your class arrives, please remain on your bus.
volunteer will board your bus and give you a schedule.
Your Schedule Your schedule for the day
will be given to you at the Festival. Your schedule will include
four 25-minute classroom presentations, a period spent at the exhibit area
and an assembly program
with Steffen Soule, A Touch of Magic. Free time is
built into every schedule. During free time, the group may
choose from activities offered in the exhibit hall,
in the Van Zee building. Outside exhibits will be
between the Pavilion and the President’s
Hall. We ask that an adult supervise students at all times. First aid,
and found and the information table is located in near the entrance to the
Fish Printing Have your students learn about
Gyutaku, the Japanese tradition of fish printing. They will paint a real
fish, press paper on it, and be able to take home their own fish print.
There are limited spaces available and classes will be assigned to this
activity. If you are interested in having your class participate, please
respond to the “doodle” inquiry sent to your e-mail.
Dripial Pursuit Have your class
participate in a fun and educational activity at Kitsap Water Festival 2013.
Win a mini groundwater model for your classroom.
Dripial Pursuit is similar
to Trivial Pursuit, but uses water
questions. The game will be emceed by the
Water Wizard. Check out the cards and questions here.
Sign up by responding to a "doodle" inquiry sent to your email.
Water Bottles Each student attending
the Festival will receive a water bottle and a Festival program. The
program and the
water bottle will be delivered to the school the week before
the Festival. Please give each
student a water bottle and a program to take home.
Evaluations In the weeks that
follow your visit to the Kitsap Water Festival, you will receive two
forms. One is for you to provide us with feedback on the
Festival. The other is for your students. You also
have the option of
completing evaluations on-line.
Table Please look for the resource table inside the
front entrance of the Pavilion.
Pick up information for your classroom.
If you have any questions about your visit to
the Water Festival, please contact Debbie Engel
Kitsap County Public Works Updated:
Surface & Stormwater Management Program
(360) 337-5777 or (800) 825-4940