Virtual Summer Camps

We are thrilled to offer your child the opportunity to learn about animals and the world around them through our virtual camps this summer! 

Each hour-long session is only $10, and all proceeds help animals at Anderson Animal Shelter and Fox Valley Wildlife Center. 

We can’t wait to learn together!

Going Batty!
7/13/2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Bats are fascinating members of our ecosystem. We'll learn all about bats and why it's important to help them.
Feather, Beaks & Talons
7/14/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
An investigation into the inner workings of our neighborhood birds.
Pups, Kits and Nestlings. Oh My!
7/15/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Wildlife babies come in all shapes and sizes. How do we know how to care for all of them?
Fox Valley Wildlife Behind the Scenes Tour
7/16/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
All Ages
Join us for a live tour
of our wildlife center.
Creepy Crawlies: Zoonotic Diseases
7/20/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ages 11+
Learn about the fascinating diseases that animals and humans share.
Scales, Scutes
& Skin
7/21/2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
Discover the similarities and differences between reptiles and amphibians as well as meet a few of our resident herps.
Can You See Me Now?
7/22/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Join us as we investigate the importance of appearance for wildlife
 
Fox Valley Wildlife Behind the Scenes Tour
7/23/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
All Ages
Join us for a live tour
of our wildlife center.
Going Batty!
7/13/2020
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
Bats are fascinating members of our ecosystem. We'll learn all about bats and why it's important to help them.
Feather, Beaks & Talons
7/14/2020
2:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
An investigation into the inner workings of our neighborhood birds.
Pups, Kits and Nestlings. Oh My!
7/15/2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
Wildlife babies come in all shapes and sizes. How do we know how to care for all of them?
Ethology
7/16/2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 13+
How often does a squirrel groom? Does a bird sing all day?
Campers will learn about the science of animal behavior and perform their own behavioral study.
 
Animal Careers
7/21/2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 11+
So you want to be a vet when you grow up? We will learn about a variety of careers working with animals.
Hamsters,
Guinea Pigs and Gerbils. Oh My!
7/21/2020
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
Learn all about keeping hamsters, guinea pigs, and gerbils as pets
Can You See Me Now?
7/22/2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
Join us as we investigate the importance of appearance for wildlife
 
Speak Dog!
7/14/2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
We'll learn about canine
communication and how
to better understand them.
Speak Dog!
7/15/2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
We'll learn about canine
communication and how
to better understand them.
Cat Chat
7/15/2020
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Let's talk about cats!
We'll learn all about cat body language and how cats communicate with us.
Cat Chat
7/16/2020
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
Let's talk about cats!
We'll learn all about cat body language and how cats communicate with us.
Scales, Scutes
& Skin
7/21/2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Discover the similarities and differences between reptiles and amphibians as well as meet a few of our resident herps.
Somebunny
to Love
7/22/2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
We will learn all about pet rabbits and how to care for them.
Somebunny
to Love
7/22/2020
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9 – 12
We will learn all about pet rabbits and how to care for them.
Training Thursday
7/23/2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 13+
Have you ever wondered how to train a raptor to stand on your glove? We will discuss the training methods used here at the wildlife center and how campers can use these techniques at home with their pets (or even their siblings).
For additional information, contact Carrie Frost at cfrost@andersonanimalshelter.org or 847-697-2880 x51

Shelter Holidays

New Year's Day  ·  Memorial Day  ·  Fourth of July  ·  Labor Day  ·  Thanksgiving Day  ·  Christmas Day

We will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

NORTH AURORA

Adoption Center

180 N Randall Road

North Aurora, IL 60542

Next to Pet Supplies Plus

(847) 697-2880 ext 80

northaurora@andersonanimalshelter.org

Adoption Center Hours

By appointment only.

SOUTH ELGIN

Main Shelter

1000 S La Fox Street

South Elgin, IL 60177

(847) 697-2880

(847) 697-8229 fax

info@andersonanimalshelter.org

Adoption Center Hours

By appointment only.

BLOOMINGDALE

Adoption Center

412 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Inside Petco

(847) 697-2880 ext 90

bloomingdale@andersonanimalshelter.org

Adoption Center Hours

By appointment only.

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