As a privately funded not-for-profit organization, ExplorationWorks receives no tax support. Your small gifts add up to significant support!

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Your year of adventure starts here; explore, discover and make great family memories!

Purchase Membership

Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited FREE admission for a 12 full months
  • Reciprocal admission to over 250 Science Centers in North America
  • Discounts on classes, programs, and birthday parties
  • 10% discount on regularly priced items in the ExploreStore
  • FREE admission to Saturday TinkerLabs
  • FREE admission to Early Explorers preschool activities offered 4 days a week!
  • Announcements of upcoming camps and programs

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Levels & Enhancements

  • Single Parent Family $45
  • Individual $50
  • Family $85
  • Grandparent $100

Plus 1 – bring any one additional guest per visit:

  • Add $40.00 to your membership fee

Plus 2 – bring any two additional guests per visit:

  • Add $60.00 to your membership fee


Looking for a place to create, laugh and make a difference?

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in becoming an ExplorationWorks volunteer? If so, please fill out this online form, print the PDF form below and drop it off, or email a list of interests (i.e. help building exhibits, working at events, etc.) to us at, and we’ll find the perfect fit for you!

Volunteer Form

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Corporate Giving

Everyday ExplorationWorks inspires kids and their families to discover, explore and develop a lifelong love for science.  We also bring inquiry-based science education to schools and community events in our three county area and beyond. Our programs and exhibits are made possible through the generous support of our community. We can’t accomplish all we do without you. Please help us inspire Montana’s he next generation of great minds and great discoveries.

There are many great ways to be involved.
Contact Executive Director, Kelly Posewitz, or 406.603.4129
for more information.

ExplorationWorks classes, programs and camps engage children as young as 18 months with science and technology and once started, our learning opportunities extend through the 8th grade. Whether or not children choose to follow a science and technology-focused career path, they’re sure to have acquired knowledge and skills that will stand them in good stead in the 21st Century.

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Partnership and sponsorship opportunities are available throughout the year. Please consider sponsoring:

  • 40+ Summer Camps
  • After School Classes
  • Family Tinkerlabs
  • Free Admission Days
  • Early Explorers preschool programs
  • Exploration Garden learning area
  • Annual Girls’ STEM Round-Up
  • Annual Nightmare Affair

A special thank you to our partners and sponsors!

9th Annual Nightmare Affair

  • Best Western Premier – Great Northen Hotel
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Anderson Zuremuehlen
  • Fast Enterprises
  • Doubek & Pyfer Law Firm
  • First Interstate Bank
  • Montana Levis
  • Morrison, Sherwood, Wilson, Deola PLLP
  • Mosaic Architecture
  • Reach Higher Montana
  • Sabot Consulting
  • South Hills Dental
  • Helena Community Credit Union
  • Helena Eye Clinic
  • JCCS
  • Stockman Bank
  • Stockman Asset Management
  • Sussex Construction, Inc.
  • Associated Dermatology
  • Bob’s Valley Market
  • Pioneer Technical Engineers
  • Robert Peccia & Associates

2016 Summer Camps

  • The Carousel
  • Montana Levis Home Improvements
  • Ballweber Orthodontics
  • Vocal Credit Union
  • The Creperie
  • DA Davidson
  • Gruber Excavators
  • Anderson Zurmuehlen
  • Boxwoods
  • Dr. Foster at Helena Orthodontics
  • The Big Dipper
  • Real Foods
  • Elkhorn Vision
  • Great Divide Cyclery
  • Hohenlohe-Jones Law
  • Bank of the Rockies
  • Stahly Engineering
  • Starbucks
  • Northwestern Energy
  • Beaudette Consulting
  • Kiwanis
  • Payne West

2015 Supporters

  • A.L. Swanson Gallery
  • American Chemet Corporation
  • Anderson Zurmuelen
  • Bank of the Rockies
  • Ballweber Orthodontics
  • Beth Steele
  • A2Z Staffing
  • Ashley & Richard Bastes
  • Beaudette Engineering Consulting, Inc
  • Big Dipper Ice Cream
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana
  • Bob’s Valley Market
  • Boxwoods
  • Bruce Swinney & Associates Real Estate
  • C. Stone Foundation
  • Caitlyn Burda
  • Carroll College
  • CDM Smith
  • Charles & Lana Anderson
  • D.A. Davidson
  • Darren Chiappenelli
  • Don Jones
  • Doubek, Pyfer, & Fox Law Firm
  • E.L. Brown & S.M Everts-Brown
  • Ellen & Eric Feaver
  • FAST Enterprises, LLC
  • Finstad’s Carpet One
  • William Gallea
  • Gear Tech
  • Great Divide Cyclery
  • Helena Area Community Foundation
  • Helena Community Credit Union
  • Helena Orthodonics – Dr. Jeff Foster
  • Hohenlohe, Jones PLLP Law Offices
  • Home Depot
  • John McEwen
  • John Satre
  • John & Lori Michelotti
  • John & Tara Cummings
  • Joyce Grande
  • Ken Price
  • Laura Clark
  • Liz Gunderson
  • Lyon Group, LLC
  • Manger-Harrington Physical Therapy
  • Mark & Deborah Starr
  • Mcdonald’s
  • MDU Foundation
  • Montana Community Foundation
  • Montana Levis Home Improvement
  • Montana Shares
  • Morrison Maierle, Inc
  • Nathan & Amanda hall
  • Opportunity Bank of Montana
  • Panda Express
  • Payne West Insurance
  • Perri & Jeff May
  • Phillip & Kathleen Porrini
  • Robert Peccia & Associates
  • Sabot Consulting
  • Sara O’Connell-Mayernik
  • Soroptimist of Helena
  • Speyer Family Foundation
  • St. Peters Hospital
  • Stahly Engineering & Associates
  • State of Montana
  • Student Assistance Foundation
  • Tana Dearborn
  • The Fanwood Foundation
  • The Floor Show
  • The Nicholson Family
  • Tom & Sherry Cladouhos
  • Town Pump of Montana
  • Tyler & Carrie Miller
  • Valley Farms
  • Wipfli LLP