Donate Now!

As a non-profit organization, we rely on the incredible generosity of our donors and volunteers to help us bring essential science education and critical thinking skills to all children. From volunteering to help with a project to taking part in one of our donor programs, we offer a variety of ways to help sustain Keystone Science School.

Challenge Hike

June 10th – August 25th

Can you raise the most to support KSS this summer?
Sign up for our online fundraising Challenge Hike campaign today!
Prizes for top individual and top team/company fundraisers.

Catalyst Program

Designed especially for donors who contribute $1,000 or more annually, this membership program invites you to be an agent of change at KSS. Attend private events and get an unparalleled opportunity to experience that change in action. For more information please contact our Development Director, Owen Dodd at or call (970)513-5833.

Make a pledge

You can make a pledge in two ways.

Option 1
Please fill out our Pledge Form (PDF) and either mail to the address above or email it to Owen Dodd at

Option 2
Please click here, to email your pledge to Owen. Be sure to include the following information in your email: your gift amount, the way you intend to give your gift (check, wire transfer, other) and how you would like your gift to support Keystone Science School (General Fund, KSS Scholarship Fund, etc).

If you need wiring information please contact our Development Director, Owen Dodd at or call (970)513-5833.

Our Day Campers doing arts & crafts 

Other Ways to Give

Donations through the mail

Mail a check to the address below. Please note your contribution designation on the note line of the check or in an attached letter.

Keystone Science School | Attn: Development | 1053 Soda Ridge Road | Keystone, CO 80435

In-Kind Donations

Contributions of time, as well as gently used items, are always appreciated. Please visit our In-Kind Donations page for more information on goods or services KSS needs.
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Sponsor a Program

We have several opportunities for sponsors at KSS across our summer camp, education programs and fundraising events. Our sponsors help insure quality programming for all of the campers, students, schools and teachers that we impact.
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Legacy Giving

KSS is grateful to receive gifts of any size in support of our mission and in honor of the legacy of our generous donors. An endowed fund to Keystone Science School was established through The Summit Foundation in 2015. There are many ways to support The Science School through Planned Giving from a planned gift through your IRA, a qualified retirement plan, or a bequest of a legacy gift through your will or trust.
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Donate Gear

KSS is always in need of gear to offer to students and campers when they come to KSS for our outdoor programs.
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Shop to Support

As you shop, contribute to the KSS mission by signing up for Amazon Smiles, City Market Community Rewards, iGive, goodsearch, or goodshop. These wonderful businesses donate a portion of your purchases back to Keystone Science School!

Give a Scholarship

Keystone Science School’s scholarship programs make it possible for every child to learn science outdoors, develop their critical thinking skill sets, and meet new friends.

Camp Scholarships

We believe every child deserves camp. Community-minded individuals and businesses commit scholarship funding to support our Campership programs for children ages 5 – 17. By sponsoring this financial aid program, you can help a child experience one of our camp programs.

Day campers coloring inside

Call for Scholarship Committee Members!

Scholarship recipients are determined in collaboration with a Scholarship Committee. Our Scholarship Committee reviews all applications. Members are given detailed instructions to assist with their review of applications and the completion of a rubric that guides their recommendation of awards. KSS is currently seeking Scholarship Committee members to review applications to our summer programming.

Become a Volunteer

Each Keystone Science School volunteer is a critical member of our community through reinvesting their time, expertise, and/or interests in our mission. There are many ways to volunteer year-round, we hope to see you on campus soon.

The Impact of Keystone Science School

As a non-profit, we aim to impact the lives of our participants when they come to KSS. Learn about this impact through our financial assistance, hear from participants in our Mission Moments and read our Impact Reports.

Financial Assistance

Through generous donations made by individual donors, corporations, and foundations we are able to offer financial aid to those who qualify.

Mission Moments

Our Mission Moment videos share our impact through the words of participating students and teachers along with the instructors and mentors that help run these programs.

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Impact Reports

Learn about the impact our programs have in our reports, including testimonials and stats from our camp and education programs.

We are proud to have a Gold rating from Guidestar and the support of 1% for the Planet.

Please read our Gift Acceptance Policy

Keystone Science School is a 501(c) (3) organization as designated by the IRS and as such contributions are tax-deductible to the extent and manner allowed by law. Our Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 46-1735364.