Virtual Classes

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

When registering your child for classes, donations are greatly appreciated, but not required.

Donations will help support animals in need at Anderson Animal Shelter and Fox Valley Wildlife Center.

We can’t wait to learn together!

Anderson Animal Shelter Classes​
Please stay tuned for more virtual classes
from Anderson Animal Shelter!
 
 
 
For additional information on Anderson Animal Shelter, contact Carrie Frost at cfrost@andersonanimalshelter.org or 847-697-2880 x51
Eat Like
an Animal
 
Each animal has a diet as unique as they are! We will explore how animals find food, how we can reduce our environmental impact and support our community locally!
10/6/2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Fox Valley Wildlife Center Classes​
Eat Like
an Animal
 
Each animal has a diet as unique as they are! We will explore how animals find food, how we can reduce our environmental impact and support our community locally!
10/6/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9+
"Social Distancing" in the Animal Kingdom
Is “social distancing” unique to humans during a pandemic? This program will investigate the social dynamics of the animal kingdom. Topics will include mating pairs, territorial ranges and migration.
10/13/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
All Ages
Hoot
for Owls
 
Often referred to as “silent hunters”, owls are a great example of a nocturnal predator. We will explore the many adaptations of owls and students will even get to virtually meet our very own education great horned owl!
10/20/2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Hoot
for Owls
 
Often referred to as “silent hunters”, owls are a great example of a nocturnal predator. We will explore the many adaptations of owls and students will even get to virtually meet our very own education great horned owl!
10/20/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9+
Mammals
 
Mammals are as unique as the environments they live in. Check out the uniqueness of mammals with us to reveal the characteristics we share with the mammalian class.
11/3/2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Mammals
 
Mammals are as unique as the environments they live in. Check out the uniqueness of mammals with us to reveal the characteristics we share with the mammalian class.
11/3/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9+
Birds
 
 Birds can be found in water, on the ground, perched in trees, and soaring overhead. These special flying creatures inhabit all the continents of our planet. Learn about the unique qualities of birds and investigate with us how they have spread across the globe.
11/17/2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Climate Change
 
 This program will introduce students to the ways in which climate change affects us close to home. Did you know you can make a difference within Kane County? Come find out how!
12/1/2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Winter Survival
 
 Do I stay or do I go? Animals have adapted unique ways to survive cold winter months. Topics we will explore include migration, hibernation, and brumation.
12/15/2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Birds
 
 Birds can be found in water, on the ground, perched in trees, and soaring overhead. These special flying creatures inhabit all the continents of our planet. Learn about the unique qualities of birds and investigate with us how they have spread across the globe.
11/17/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 6 – 8
Climate Change
 
 This program will introduce students to the ways in which climate change affects us close to home. Did you know you can make a difference within Kane County? Come find out how!
12/1/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9+
Winter Survival
 
 Do I stay or do I go? Animals have adapted unique ways to survive cold winter months. Topics we will explore include migration, hibernation, and brumation.
12/15/2020
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9+
For additional information on Fox Valley Wildlife Center Classes, contact education@fvwc.org.

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.

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

Anderson Animal Shelter is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.

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