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 Dina 630-407-2805, to set up a time for your group to come in and learn about DCACC.


Pet Crazy Kids Club

Pet Crazy Kids Club is an after school club for animal-lovin’ kids, age 8-11.  The club will meet once a week for 6 weeks.  Each session will include an animal related art project or educational activity and interaction time with DCACC adoption animals! 

The Fall Session will be held on Mondays from 4:15-5:30.  It will start on November 10th and go through December 15th.  

The registration cost is $50 and the club is limited to 8 students (with a minimum of 4).  You may register in-person or by mail.  Registration is first come, first served.  In the event that Pet Crazy Kids Club is full, alternates will be placed on a waiting list.  For more information, contact Dina at 630-407-2805.

Click here to download the Pet Crazy Kids Club Registration Form. 



Upcoming Events


Scooter's Squad Soup & Plan

Saturday, February 21st
RSVP by February 14th to: 

Scooters Squad Soup and Plan(2) 

wine & paint party

Thursday, March 5th
Bottle & Bottega
498 Crescent Blvd.
Glen Ellyn
Online Registration Opens Saturday, February 7th!  Via the Bottle & Bottega 'Events' page.

Bottle and Bottega


friends fur-ever feast

"Coco-Mutts & Island tails"
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Medinah Shrine Banquets, Addison

Registration is now OPEN!

Feast 2015 Flyer_1_29_15 


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