Montana State University Extension is offering two Montana $aves $cavenger Hunts as a part of the America Saves program during 2014-2015. The hunts are specifically designed for two age groups: 11-14 and 15-19. Students will learn about the benefits saving and investing, how credit can be a friend for foe, and how to be in control of their money.
Students who complete the Montana $aves $cavenger Hunt are eligible for a drawing for one of 33 cash awards of $100 in each age group during America Saves week February 23-27, 2015. The 66 cash awards for Montana students are courtesy of generous sponsors.
The Montana $aves $cavenger Hunt can be used by teachers who want to incorporate learning about finances into their classes in family and consumer sciences, economics, math, or social studies. The $cavenger Hunt could also be utilized as an extra credit opportunity for students to complete “after hours” at home or the local library.
Students have until February 20, 2015 to complete the 9 quizzes for the Montana $aves $cavenger Hunt. The hunts do not have to be completed all at one time.
The Montana Saves Website has links to all the Montana $aves $cavenger Hunt materials: an invitation to students, posters for each age group, and a list of websites for all quizzes.
You are invited to review the Hunts to gain a better understanding of how this educational tool would be of benefit to youth. The website for ages 11–14 (as of September 1, 2014). www.msuextension.org/montanasavesscavengerhunt1 The website for ages is 15–19 (as of September 1, 2014). www.msuextension.org/montanasavesscavengerhunt2 Please contact Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension, at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.