The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Humane Education Programs

DuPage County Animal Care and Control's Public Education Department

Shelter Tours

Educational shelter tours are available to small groups by appointment.  Please call Lisa 630-407-2808, to set up a time for your group to come in and learn about DCACC.

 Pet Crazy Kids Club

Calling kids ages 8-11 who love animals!  Join us each week as we will learn about and explore a different pet through science, crafts, books and shelter animal interactions. 

  • Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Series of 5 classes
  • Fall session:  October 6, 13, 20, 27 and November 3.  Click here for the registration form.  For more information, contact the education department.

Preschool Pets under the pavilion

While the big kids are at school, join us for a pet related story time!  Kids ages 3-5 with a caregiver can join us for stories and songs about animals.

 Free!  Registration required, please call 630-407-2808 to register.  Bring a blanket to sit on.

  •  *Thursday, September 24  from 10:00 - 10:30 am    *weather permitting

Upcoming Events





Animal education day camp

Information for 2016 Animal Education Day Camp will be posted in April 2016.






For more information about Education Programs, contact the Education Department.