The enrollment period for the 2023-24 Mini Solar Challenge has closed. Teacher applications are no longer being accepted. 

☀️ This Project Based Learning program is designed for 5th & 6th grade classrooms to raise awareness in the stewardship of natural resources with a culminating project that results in the building of a mini solar powered boat. Students will have the opportunity to race their boats against other students and schools across the RWD service area. 

🏆 1st-3rd place winners will be selected in the following categories: Writing, Presentation and Racing. The program is aligned to both 5th and 6th grade science standards and will challenge the students in all aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM).

This program is FREE but has limited availability. Please note that the enrollment period for the 2023-2024 challenge has closed