Ages: 18+ ONLY

Duration: 3 Hours


  • $120 per person
  • Purchase snake tongs/bucket to keep (Optional): $120 per set

Location: The Venomous Snake Training Building is located on Pima Rd. and Pinnacle Peak Rd. in Scottsdale. This is a seperate location than the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary. The actual address will be given once you sign up for a course. 

Description: The course is divided into two sections. The first half of the course is a classroom lecture portion where participants learn about misconceptions and discuss real rattlesnake behavior. The second half participants with learn how to safely relocate a rattlesnake using proper safety equipment. Each participant receives a certificate once they learn how to safely relocate a rattlesnake. If the participant is unable to do so, the instructor can refuse to issue a certificate.

How to Sign Up: Click on the link at the top of the page "Attend a Class". If you have any questoins call the Venom Manager at (602) 809-6567 or email at

Note: If less than 5 people sign up for the training, we will need to cancel the event. You will be notified and reimbursed.