School is back in session and it’s time to start planning the year ahead!  Scheduling for Water Discovery Field Trips for school year 2016-2017 is now open and easier than ever!

IEUA is pleased to offer FREE Water Discovery Field Trips to the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park in the city of Chino.  The Water Discovery Field Trip focuses on water conservation, wetlands, habitats, and watershed issues.

Program activities can be tailored to grade levels and aligns with California Curriculum Standards; Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), helping teachers meet their education classroom standards through an exciting hands-on outdoor field trip.

Limited funding for busing, no problem!  IEUA offers a busing mini-grant, which allows for schools and organizations within the state of California to apply for transportation funding to and from the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park to take part in the Water Discovery Field Trip program.  Each school can qualify for $500 -$1000.

To schedule a Water Discovery Field Trip, visit our new easy to use online request form at and click “Schedule a Field Trip” to complete field trip request form.  

For more information on activities, curriculum alignment, scheduling calendar, and busing grant application, visit

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Cabana, External Affairs Specialist I at (909) 993-1925 or