FAQ’s

You have questions, we have answers.  If you don’t see an answer to your questions here feel free to e-mail us at guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com or leave a message in the contact section of our website.

1. Who puts on creek week?

Creek Week is a nation-wide grass roots movement put on by many municipalities.  Guilford Creek Week was organized by a small council of representatives from stormwater and waste reduction staff in Greensboro, Guilford County, High Point, and the NC Extension office. It is executed with the help of countless kind volunteers throughout those municipalities, private businesses, non-profits and local residents, we are not affiliated with any official Creek Week organizations. 

2.  What events at Guilford Creek Week can I attend?

Most programs are open to anyone interested. If it is listed as “registration only” make sure you contact them before you show up. Some events are capped at a certain number of participants to ensure that they are the best events possible. 

3. Can my kids come?

Most of the events are open to all ages.  There are some that might have an age restriction for safety or legal purposes. If you are unsure or an event is not clearly designated, please feel free to e-mail us at guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com

4. Can I help?

YES! We LOVE volunteers, sponsors, and concerned citizens.  If you would like to contribute in any way please contact us at guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com or fill our our volunteer form here.

5. How can I help?

If you would like to be a part of Guilford Creek Week we would love to have you! Check our our “get involved” page for more information. Here are just a few of the ways you can contribute:

6.  What IS Creek Week?

Good question read more about that Here.

7. I don’t live in Guilford County, can I still participate in Guilford Creek week?

Of course! But we aren’t the only show around. The Creek Week movement is gaining momentum and more statewide information can be found here. Click the links to learn more about our amazing neighbors at Alamance Creek WeekRandolph Creek Week, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Creek Week, Rowan County Creek Week and Forsyth Creek Week.

8. Does anyone profit from Guilford Creek Week?

Guilford Creek Week operates as a grassroots effort with the goal of water quality education and community involvement, not profit. It is run solely by volunteers and municipal workers who gain no additional benefits or profits. Some businesses do charge their normal fees for goods and services associated with Guilford Creek Week but this serves to offset operational costs.

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