We know how vital it is to offer students experiences that spark their imaginations. Children are more engaged with their education when they are face-to-face with novel learning environments and hands-on experiences. But many students in small, remote Montana communities rarely have the chance to leave their classrooms at a time when schools struggle to find the resources for field trips.
Every Montana child, regardless of income or geography, should have the chance to stare down a T. rex, weave on a 1890’s-era loom, or experience the wider world through our changing exhibits. The Opening Doors for Montana Schoolchildren Fund - a fund made possible by the generosity of private donors - covers admission fees for students and helps alleviate field trip transportation costs for all Montana public, private, tribal, and homeschooled children throughout the state. This fund made it possible for 17,500 schoolchildren from all corners of the state to visit MOR last school year!
Your gift will bring the world to even more Montana children this year!