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Field Trips | California Living Museum

Reservation Process for 2023-2024 Field Trips


Before you start the process of booking a Field Trip at CALM, you must obtain proper approval from your administration. At this time, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s are VERY limited for the Spring. Please include a Wednesday or a Friday in your choice dates as options to speed up the process.

Cancelation Process: Please notify CALM if you need to cancel your reservation. Groups may cancel up to 48 hours prior to event and receive a full refund. Cancellations not made prior to 48 hours before scheduled event, are non-refundable. If you have any questions, please email

Reservations will be confirmed in the order they were received. Please allow 72 hours for a response.

Once you have approval and transportation, please submit the following information:

1st date of choice(Required)
2nd date of choice(Required)
3rd date of choice(Required)
4th date of choice(Required)
Estimated arrival time(Required)
(earliest time of arrival is 8:15 am)
Estimated departure time(Required)
Zoo closes at 2:00pm
($4 per student)
($8 per chaperone, required 1 for every 10 students)
(REQUIRED 1 teacher for every 20 students will receive FREE admission)
(gift store time slots will be provided upon arrival. Due to the size of our gift store AND California Coast Room, please limit 15 students with chaperones at a time.)
(NEW THIS YEAR: designated areas will be assigned upon arrival based on availability)
(NEW THIS YEAR: your designated window for train rides will be provided upon arrival. The train will NOT be running from November – December)