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School Programs

Let your school become a place of W.O.W and an outlet for connections to the natural world!


The classroom program is an interactive, age/grade appropriate, 45 minute program that includes live animals and a professional animal keeper/educator. Classroom size may be no larger than 30 students.

Feathers, Fur and Scales (Pre K- 2nd)

Desert Adaptations (3rd-5th)

Endangered Species (6th-12th)

Create your own topic

School Assembly

Assemblies can accommodate up to 300 students and include an average of 5 live animals, as well as sound system set up (if needed), biofacts/props and an animal training demonstration or talk. Students will be encouraged to participate throughout the assembly and, when appropriate, to touch, feed, or otherwise interact with the animals. Assemblies are 45 Minutes long.

Desert Dwellers

Wild America

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Partial scholarships are available this year, for school programs in the following districts: Desert Sands, Coachella Valley, and Palm Springs. Scholarships cover up to $200 of the cost of a classroom program and up to $250 of the cost of an assembly program. You are encouraged to apply when registering online.

Cancellation and Reschedule policy

Cancellations received with less than 14 days notice will be charged a $50 cancellation fee. Any schedule changes made with less than 14 days notice are subject to cancellation by The Living Desert and a $50 fee. If there are unsafe conditions at the event that cannot be resolved, WOW may leave the event prior to its scheduled time.

To contact us call (760)712-3848 ext. 2520 or email

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