You can support the museum by joining the Frontenac County Schools Museum Association, making a financial donation to the museum, contributing artefacts to our collection or by volunteering at the museum. Charitable receipts are provided for all memberships and donations.
Memberships & Donations
Show your support of the Schools Museum by becoming a member. Yearly Individual Membership is just $30.00.
Individual financial contributions are essential to keep the Schools Museum operating and may be made to support the general operation of the museum or to the Endowment Fund.
Cheques may be made payable to Frontenac County Schools Museum and mailed to:
P.O. Box 2146
Add to Our Collection
Do you have an item that you are considering donating to the museum?
Please contact the museum to discuss your donation. We cannot accept items that are dropped off without notice.
The Schools Museum is operated and maintained by volunteers.
New volunteers are always welcome!
Here are some current volunteer opportunities:
Membership Co-ordinator - Receive membership information, enter into database, ensure that appropriate receipts are issued. Time needed: two hours per month.
Catalogue - Help to record the museum's artefact collection by entering data into a database (training provided).
Public programs - Assist with activities such as running a booth at the heritage fair, playing the schoolmistress or schoolmaster for visiting classes, assisting with class activities, helping organize, set-up or run museum special events.
Organize - Sort filing cabinet contents; Sort museum artefacts into groups of similar objects.
Marketing - Help to expand the museum's presence by identifying new organizations that the museum programs could be marketed to. Create marketing packages and follow-up with contacts.
Oral History project - Interview, record and transcribe the memories and stories of local teachers or students who attended schools throughout the area.
Shop - A very casual position. Seek out and purchase inexpensive but thoughtful gifts for guest speakers, retirement gifts, and special gifts of appreciation, etc.
Please contact the museum to learn more about these opportunities.