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Friday & Saturday

September 18 & 19th

7am - Noon

12108 Industry Road

Due to COVID

Welcome to our newest board member, Michael Cindrich. Michael Cindrich is the founder and principal attorney at the Law Offices of Michael E. Cindrich APC, a firm he started in 2008. Prior to that he was a Deputy District Attorney with the County of San Diego District Attorney’s Office. Michael received his JD/MBA from the University of San Diego and his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. A Pittsburgh native, Michael moved to San Diego in 2002 to pursue his law degree. He met his future wife after law school and they share two young daughters. In his free time Michael enjoys surfing and beekeeping. Welcome Michael!

What's New

The Field Station!!! 

In 2019, we obtained a $250,000 grant from Proposition 68 (thank you voters) from the San Diego River Conservancy.  We give a BIG thank you to the Conservancy and its board for its faith in this project.  This aerial shows the portable classrooms.  They will be placed on a foundation, connected to utilities and hopefully open for business next year.  Below is an image of the plan for how they will be arranged on the site. 

Who are the partners with this project? 

We are working with Lakeside School District, Cajon Valley School District and Santee School District.  


Because each of these school districts has a deep commitment to science and to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and each understands the best way to teach science is in a child's own 'backyard' that is filled with water, mud, bugs, and bunnies. This has been a recipe for inspiring curiosity, deep questions about how the natural world works, and the creation of hypothesis since children have been exploring the natural world.  

What can I do to help?
Volunteer!!! We need help with everything from electrical to painting to planting and watering the landscaping. If you can't do these things, but you have a friend who could, would you let them know about this great opportunity to do something wonderful for the children of East County? Donate!!! We are a nonprofit and finding the money to fully finish the project is going to be a challenge.