Aquacademy is a community-based initiative developed by Valley County Water District to provide Water Education Programs to adults and children within the District’s service area. VCWD is bridging the gap between knowledge and action, offering interactive workshops, hands-on activities, and resources tailored to instill water-wise habits in our community. Our goal is to create an informed and proactive community ready to safeguard our most precious resource -- water.

5th-12th Grade Student Programs

  • Solar Mini-Boat Challenge
  • Scholarship Programs
  • Teacher Appreciation Night
  • Sharing Reading Library
  • District Treatment Plant Tours
  • Career Days
  • Coloring Contest
  • Citrus College Water Program Support
  • Two-Day Summer Camp

Adult Programs

  • Landscape Classes
  • WaterSmart Training
  • Water Awareness Event

Information for active programs and events are available by clicking the tabs below.

  1. Solar Mini Boat Challenge
  2. Scholarship Programs


This program is designed for 5th grade classrooms to raise awareness in the stewardship of natural resources with a project that results in the building of a mini, solar-powered boat.

Interested Participants

Teachers interested in participating must complete an application form by October 23, 2023 at 5:00pm, and attend a Zoom meeting presentation on October 25, 2023 at 3:00pm. Click here to download more information and application.