The 5th Annual River Kids Discovery Days on March 8th and 9th, 2019 was a free two-day celebration of the San Diego River featuring fun in nature for youth and their families! Over 1,000 kids and adults from across San Diego County took part in service projects and outdoor education opportunities, giving kids a leading role in protecting our natural resources and creating green spaces for the community!

Events took place all along our River, engaging kids in caring for and celebrating the San Diego River!

2019 Event List:

Thursday, March 7th – Early Bird Event!

STEM in Your Backyard! – 3:30pm-6:30pm, El Cajon

Friday, March 8th

Art in the Garden – Mission Valley
Trout Release – Lake Murray – Media Site!
Wonderful WetlandsPoint Loma
Nearby NatureMission Valley 
Native Plants, Native Wildlife – El Cajon

Saturday, March 9th

Restore Rueda Canyon – 8am-11am, Tierrasanta
Eagle Peak Hike & BioBlitz – 10am-2pm, Julian
Crafts, Culture &  Native History – 10am-2pm, Santee
Invasive Species Removal Work Party – 9am-noon, Mission Valley 
Clean & Green – 9am-noon, Santee 
Coastal Habitat Restoration – 9am-noon, Ocean Beach 
Clean Water Warriors – 10am-noon, Mission Valley 
Exploring Tecolote Canyon’s Plant and Animal Life, 9:30am-11am, Tecolote Canyon 
Ride Along the River & Remove Invasives – 9am-2pm, Ocean Beach to Mission Valley 


Save the Date: Our 6th Annual River Kids Discovery Days will be on March 7th and March 8th, 2020!  

To participate in this year’s event, please contact:
Marina Varano
(619) 297-7380