River Ambassadors

The River Ambassadors program provides intensive, hands-on science learning experiences for Philadelphia high school students at Independence Seaport Museum. 

Twelve students participated in the program at the Museum in summer 2017 to learn as much as possible about Philadelphia's surrounding rivers and watershed and why and how to protect them. Ambassadors demonstrated Citizen Science Lab programs for the public, participated in on-water activities, conducted daily water testing in our boat basin, cared for our floating wetlands, and spent time in Spruce Street Harbor Park demonstrating how anyone can take small steps to care for our environment. 

River Ambassadors are integral to better connecting Philadelphia's communities with our waterways.

Check out the photos below to see some of the great work the Ambassadors are doing!  

The River Ambassadors program runs from June 25, 2018 through September 3, 2018. Mandatory training will take place from June 25-29, 2018.

To apply
Please fill out and submit our online application below. Deadline to submit is Friday, June 1, 2018.