Clean Creek Campus

In partnership with the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department, Keep Austin Beautiful fosters student stewardship of our natural resources.

Clean Creek Campus programming for the 2016-2017 school year is full. Please register to be added to our waitlist. In addition, check out our Activity Kits available for educators to lead their own water quality activities and more.

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Clean Creek Campus engages 3rd-8th graders in hands-on, standards-aligned activities connecting classroom learning with on-the-ground service projects that focus on protecting water quality.

Participating schools receive two in-class lessons focused on watersheds, litter, pervious/impervious cover, and/or the importance of healthy soil.

Service projects include:

  • Creek/Park Restoration: students participate in a 3-hour service learning field trip to a local creek/park during which they rotate through stations emphasizing creek restoration and water quality.
  • Campus/Neighborhood Cleanup: students become neighborhood stewards and conduct a litter audit and cleanup.  
  • Native Habitat/Food Garden Maintenance: students explore pervious and impervious cover, soil composition, and plants varieties while refurbishing/maintaining a native habitat or vegetable garden on campus.

All program supplies, transportation to projects, and materials are provided.    

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InKind Sponsors



Seawell Elam Foundation |  Reese Foundation  |  Captain Planet Foundation