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Help Strengthen Connections to the Natural World for Years & Generations to Come

The Glacier Institute exists to provide top-notch education and inspire critical thinking using the best classrooms around: Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest. Your support helps us make our youth hiking and summer programs accessible to those in need of financial assistance. We have never turned away a student because people like you who contribute and make it all possible for Glacier Park to be enjoyed by everyone!

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Make a Donation

Your contribution enables us to provide innovative outdoor educational programs and field-based experiences to children and adults in Montana. Your donations help provide our community with educational hikes, youth camps, and activities that wouldn't otherwise be possible.

Individual and Family Memberships

Learn about our individual and family memberships and all the great benefits included with membership. Enjoy discounts on hikes and clothing, and take advantage of free members-only educational programs.

Corporate & Business Memberships

You and your entire team will enjoy the benefits of corporate and business memberships, including personalized hikes, edicational programs, and special discounts on Glacier Institute hikes and closing, and gear. Your organization's logo will also be featured on our website.

Big Creek Restoration Project

Help us Restore & Preserve Big Creek Outdoor Education Center!

Help save this historic camp for future generations. Make a donation today and help us raise $1.7 million dollars for much needed renovations.

$1.5 Million Out of $1.7 Million Raised So Far!

Save the Date for our Second Annual Lumberjack Ball!

Come for Axe Throwing, Flannels, Live Music, Great Food, Drinks, Live/Silent Auction, and a Darn Good Cause!

Thursday, September 12th, 2024 - 5:00-8:00pm.

Ticket sales open April 1st, 2024!

Le Grizz Ultramarathon, Relay, 10k, and 5k

Come join us for the 43rd annual Le Grizz Ultramarathon, complete with great prizes, fried chicken, shotgun start, and bear spray. Not for the faint of heart, or the sane.

For normal humans, we also have added 10k and 5k options to enjoy running in the most beautiful place in the country and support the Glacier Institute!


Registration for the Ultramarathon and Relay is OPEN!
10k and 5k registration opens June 1.

Take us on all of your adventures!

Did you know we have our own custom license plate? This is an easy way to support the Glacier Institute by simply registering your vehicle in Montana. When you choose our license plate, $30 goes to support our mission to strengthen connections to the natural world through outdoor education. When you renew your vehicle registration this year, please consider supporting the Glacier Institute!