Are you looking for ways to add to the fun and educational value of your event? RiverWorks Discovery Attends Public Festivals & Events!

RiverWorks Discovery large scale vessel puzzles and working lock model can be made available for larger events. We also have a unique storyteller program featuring hands-on stories of river commerce, culture and conservation, through song and dance.

Education and learning become fun in our pop up tent displays full of hands-on activities. RiverWorks Discovery Programming and educational materials are free to the public through our program co-sponsors and partnering relationships.

Educational Tools

Free materials & programs can be used in the classroom, or outdoors at camp, group outings or even your family vacations.


Follow the adventures of Otter, as he explores the rich history of commerce, culture and conservation on America’s Waterways. Written for children ages 8-12, logbooks incorporate math, science, history, natural history, literature and the arts.

Activity Sheets

Fun river based activities sheets you can download from our website

Patch Program

Earn a patch by visiting a river, lake, stream or wetland and completing free activities.

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Energy and Our Rivers Curriculum

The National Energy Education Development Project (NEED)has created a river transportation curriculum for intermediate and secondary grade level students.