Humane Education Programs
DuPage County Animal Care and Control's Public Education Department
New Summer 2016 Educational Programs
DuPage County Animal Care and Control is excited offer a variety of brand new educational programming over the summer of 2016. Programs offer animal-related educational activities such as; games, crafts, animal interaction, and guest speakers from other animal- related fields.
Career Exploration Series. Every Friday June 10th- July 29th from 1pm-2pm.
Open to all ages! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Engaging presentations for children from professionals in animal-related fields. Is your child interested in a career with animals? This is their chance to learn what this professions are really like! Sign up for the series or pick one presentation. Register for the series for $100 per attendee or one presentation for $15.
Bullied Breeds-Postponed Until October, Date TBA
All ages welcome. The program is geared towards children ages 13-15, children under 12 are welcome with a parent.
Delve into the world of dog fighting and explore the harm of stereotypes for humans and animals. Pits for Patriots will visit to demonstrate the loving, helpful nature of bully breeds. Register for $50 per child.
Animal Tales Series- June 16th- August 11th. 12pm-1pm
Once a week animal-themed story time and activity designed to teach children about responsible pet ownership, animal welfare, and animal safety. Register for $60 per child for the whole series or $10 for one session.
|Date ||Book Title||Activity|
|June 16th ||Don't Lick the Dog ||Safe Interactions with Dogs Exercise |
|June 23rd ||KoKo Cat, Inside and Out ||Outside Cat Game |
|June 30th ||Buddy Unchained ||Create a Proper Pet Home |
|July 7th ||The Lorax ||Make a Lorax Flower Pot |
|July 14th ||Each Living Thing ||Each Living Thing Bingo |
|July 21st ||Call the Horse Lucky ||Decorate a Horse Shoe Picture Frame |
|July 28th ||It's Raining Cats and Cats ||Make Cat Toys for Shelter Cats |
|August 4th ||The Forgotten Rabbit ||Make Rabbit Toys for Shelter Rabbits |
| August 11th ||Before You Were Mine ||Make Cage Cards for Shelter Dogs |
To register, please complete and return a registration form, and waiver at least 2 days prior to the program start date to:
DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Attn: Andy Salis
120 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Payment is due at time of registration. Payment can be made in person, over the phone with a credit card, or through mail with a check. Please contact our Humane Educator Andy Salis at Andrea.Salis@dupageco.org or 630-407-2808 with any questions.