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Mr. J. from Austin TX is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Overnight Science Camp Adventures and Experiences at the Outdoor School

Help me give my students real world opportunities to apply science and conservation concepts in nature.

  • $1,469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our class runs on hard work and high fives. We celebrate our successes and help those who need a hand.

Some of my students have never received the opportunity to explore outside of their local area, let alone a camp that will provide them with a plethora of outdoor experiences in a different environment than they are accustomed.

Taking an overnight trip to a camp would be an experience that they will remember for quite some time. They're amazing kids who deserve an opportunity to experience new and exciting things.

My Project

This project will cover a portion of the cost to attend an overnight session at the Outdoor School. The Outdoor School offers our 5th-grade students a unique experience in natural surroundings. Students will spend two days attending classes that are grounded in natural science, conservation, and use Texas Essential Knowledge objectives as a guide to instruction.

Taking an overnight camping trip will give some students their first chance to encounter a camp of any kind.

Additional classes include personal growth opportunities through group team-building, a high ropes course, and an overnight camping event that will be a lifelong memory for these students.

The variety of outdoor educational experiences will give our students the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with a focus on environmental stewardship and experiential learning. Students who have attended the camp in the past have returned to school with an universal respect for all living things, a leap in self-confidence, experiential knowledge of science concepts, and better interpersonal skills used during group work.

The students are excited about the opportunity to go on a trip that will allow them to explore their curiosity and experience brand new things. This type of opportunity cannot be replicated in the classroom.

Your donation to this project will help make this trip a reality and provide lifelong memories for some truly amazing kids.

Mr. J.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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25 donors25 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity The Outdoor School $1,200.00

Trip cost

$1,200.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,248.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$220.24

Total project goal

$1,468.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,468.24

21 Donors

-$1,272.19

Donations toward project cost

-$1,114.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$157.50

match offer

-$156.83

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.21

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$0.00

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