Wonders on the Wabash

2018 Dates

September 11, 12, 13, 18 & 19

2016 TCPWQ Award  for WOW program.jpg

Tentative Agenda

  • 9:30 Announcements
  • 9:45 Raft Launch 10:00 am to Dog Park Island (.9 mile)
  • 10:35 – 10:55 Mussels (first 6 rafts) – Dog Park Island
  • 10:35-10:55 Water Quality – (last 6 rafts) – Dog Park Island
  • 11:00 – 11:20 Mussels (last 6 rafts)
  • 11:00 – 11:20 Water Quality (first 6 rafts)
  • (Tests, snack and drink)
  • 11:30 launch to Wea Creek Island (1.3 miles)
  • 12:00 Fish Session at Wea Creek Island
  • 12:25 Fish and On The River Test
  • 12:35 launch to Fort Ouiatenon (.89 mile)
  • 1:00 Arrive at the Fort
  • 1:00-1:30 -Lunch
  • 1:35 -  Winning raft announced
  • 1:45 - Tie Breaker if necessary
  • 2:00 Load busses.

Waivers and Forms

All students must have a completed liability and photo release returned to the teacher prior to the event in order to participate. Teachers should provide the forms however if for any reason and additional copy is needed please click here to print a copy. 

Questions or Concerns?

Please feel free to contact the Tippecanoe County Partenership for Water Quality (TCPWQ) with any questions and/or concerns you may have at 765-423-9228 or or by email to Monica Christopher at mchristopher@tippecanoe.in.gov or Vanessa Rainwater at vrainwater@tippecanoe.in.gov

Safety Information

  • Life Jackets MUST be worn at all times. This is an insurance requirement that we must adhere to.
  • Students MUST wear closed-toe shoes at all times.  No opened toed sandals or Crocs are allowed. This is an insurance requirement that we must adhere to.
  • Remain in raft at all times. Unless      otherwise directed.
  • Do not stand in rafts.
  • When exiting rafts, exit from the front only.
  • Paddles are to be used to maneuver the raft. ONLY.
  • Emergency Personnel will be present in a motorized safety boat. They will have a first aid kit and will be able to assist should an emergency arise.


  • This event is completely FREE to all participants.
  • Check the Weather for your day
  • Dress appropriately.
  • Dress for the weather.
  • Wear closed toe shoes for the water or closed toe water shoes.
  • NO open toe shoes allowed.
  • Your feet WILL get WET.
  •  It is highly recommended you bring extra:
    • clothing
    •  towel
    • shoe
  • You could get WET!
  • We ask that you do not bring your own life jacket.
  • Life jackets will be provided.
  • Lunch and drinks will be provided.