WOW School Outdoor recreation for the whole family

WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation Schools are weekend programs designed to teach families how to enjoy a wide range of outdoor recreation activities while practicing personal safety and outdoor responsibility. Four schools are taught annually across the state of Missouri.


Learn Exciting Outdoor Skills

WOW teaches through hands-on learning experience in an outdoor setting attracting a wide range of ages, interests and abilities making it an affordable family outing with an educational experience.

During 2019, WOW school will be taught in 3 locations across the state of Missouri.


Springfield: April 5th & 6th, 2019

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Kansas City:

2019 information coming soon.

Roaring River State Park: October 11th, 12th, 13th, 2019

2019 information coming soon.

St. Louis:

2019 information coming soon.



Scholarships are available for the following types of programs at Wonders of Wildlife: EdVenture Programs, Homeschool EdVentures, Tiny Tot EdVentures, Parent-Child EdVentures, Overnight EdVentures, and WOW School. The Wonders of Wildlife Financial Scholarship is intended to allow under-resourced children to take part in Conservation EdVenture Programs. Each request will be reviewed and awarded based on need by the Director of Conservation Programs. Please be aware that 100% scholarships are not awarded and you will be asked on the application how much you can contribute to the cost of the program.

Please complete all parts of the request to be considered for the scholarship. After requests are reviewed, recipients will be notified by phone or e-mail.

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For questions, contact the education department at:
Phone: 417-225-1162