The Mount Sneffels Education Foundation helps fund projects throughout Ouray County. These projects are included here.

2018-2019 School YEAR Projects

MSEF Funded Ridgway and Ouray school Projects and Superintendent Funds Total Funding $102,952.00

These funds come from the Foundation and are raised by our dedicated volunteers at The Annual Marathon/Half Marathon/Kids Fun Run and Annual Fund Drive.

Over 500 Ouray County Children Benefited This Year From MSEF Funding

  • Ridgway High School SE Asia Trip

  • Paris Trip 2019

  • Peru Trip 2019

  • Junior OHS Washington DC Trip

  • 7th Grade Moab Adventure

  • Catalina Environmental Leadership Program

  • Girls in Science Day at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

  • 6th Grade Class Denver Trip

  • 6th Grade Denver Science and Performing Arts Trip

  • Drama Trip to ThesCon 2018 in Denver

  • Peter Davison, Poet of Motion - Student Workshops

  • Young People's Band Concert

  • Regional Science Fair

  • Lego Robotics Tournament

  • Telluride Adaptive Ski Program

  • Adventure Wednesdays

  • Ridgway 9th Grade Learn to Ice Climb 2018-2019

  • Ridgway Middle School Winter Adventure Days 2018-2019

  • Ouray- Ridgway Literacy Conference (CCIRA)

  • Elitch Gardens Physics Day

  • Ridgway Junior Class Trip



  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center 2019

  • 6th Grade Crow Canyon & Mesa Verde Trip

  • 2019 COLS (Colorado Outdoor Learning School) at Cross Bar X

  • Cross Bar X - COLS 2019

  • RMS 8th Grade Rites of Passage Retreat, Canyon De Chelly AZ  

  • RMS 2019-20 Middle School Trip DESERTS

  • Rudy Royston and Flatbed Buggy

  • Adaptive Art

  • Denver Theater  Trip

  • OCPAG San Juan Chamber MusicFest Children's Concert

  • Select Band Festival

  • Select Choir

  • Destination Imagination State Tournament

  • HOBY Leadership CO State conference scholarships

  • Ridgway Senior Rafting Trip

  • Third Grade Geology and Rock Climbing Field Trip

  • CAEA conference ( Colorado Art Educators Association)

  • Cherry Creek AP Summer Institute

  • Renewable and Solar Energy High School Class Development

  • Ridgway Superintendent Fund

  • Ouray Superintendent Fund