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For All Workshops:

When: You Schedule It!

Where: We come to you!  Facilitators will come to a location of your choice. There is an 8 girls minimum for workshops.  Animal Wonders will not charge a travel charge for events scheduled within a 50 mile radius of Holden, Missouri.  A $1 per mile charge will added to the program fee after 50 miles (example: if your location is 63 miles from the Animal Wonders office, your travel charge will be $13.).

Cost Per Girl: $12.00

Cost Per Adult: N/A

How to register:   Contact Animal Wonders at 816-807-4748 or dan@animalwonders.net. 

Questions: Contact Animal Wonders at 816-807-4748 or dan@animalwonders.net. 

Additional Information:  Cost includes a program with lots of live animals, exciting work that applies directly toward accomplishing the journey or badge you select. 


Program Name: 3 Cheers for Animals Journey

Who: Daisy

What: The girls will get a chance to meet with our animals and staff to learn about how we care for the animals, learn about the native habitats & ranges of the animals, and how several of the species presented have benefited humans. 

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Program Name: Pets Badge

Who: Brownie

What:  Non-traditional pets can be so much fun and rewarding, but which ones are the best to own?  Which should be avoided?  How do we care for them?  Animal Wonders can provide you with the best options on choosing a pet & how to care for your new feathered, scaly, or slimy friend.  Live animals will be shown to the girls

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Program Name: Bugs Badge

Who: Brownie

What: With almost five million species of "bugs" found in the world, they are the world's most common animal! Animal Wonders will teach the girls how to identify the major groups of arthropods, their diets, life cycles, how to create a captive habitat and care for them.  Girls will get to see live examples of exotic and native insects and arachnids. 

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Program Name: Animal Habitats Badge

Who: Junior

What: Using a variety of live animals, we will teach the girls about where each species is found naturally, their diets, their classification, problems facing them in the wild, do they make good pets, and what they can do to help animals around the world.

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Program Name: Voice for Animals Badge

Who: Senior

What: Since nearly all of our animals are surrenders or rescues, we teach the girls to make informed decisions in animal ownership.  We will show them live success stories and teach them how to become involved with taking action with conservation groups.

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Program Name: Water Badge

Who: Ambassador

What: The girls will get to do hands on experiments with a watershed showing the importance of wetlands as well the effects of pollution in our waterways.  A mock oil spill will show the girls the perils for wildlife to survive when one occurs and how difficult it is to clean the animals.  Live animals from various water ecosystems will be presented for the girls to view.

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Program Name: Animal Helpers

Who: Cadette

What: Using live examples of domestic and wild species, Cadettes will learn about how animals have benefited human health & safety.