Canine Carnival
11:00 AM11:00

Canine Carnival

Join us at the Canine Carnival – a tribute to canines both wild and domestic. We will honor the working and playing dogs of the community with guest speakers, presentations by the staff on the resident wolves, and by visiting canine groups!  Enjoy demonstrations from a variety of dog related activities, such as herding, agility, service dogs, search and rescue, and more. Learn about different breeds of dogs from local rescues and groups, meet dog related service providers, and visit with sellers of dog related merchandise. Dogs on leash always welcome. All proceeds benefit the Wildlife Science Center.

Adults - $15.00 Kids - $10.00

Kids 4 years old and younger are free!

Confirmed vendors include:

Pheasant Ridge Art Enterprises: Live Doggy caricature sketches in graphite

Canidea Pet Food: Pet food for both dogs and cats

E & A Pets: We make handmade fleece toys for dogs and cats!

Neetersmerchandising LLC: Neeter's Pet Sitting does Pet Boarding, Drop in Visits, Dog walking and Doggie Daycare.

Red Cape CPR Training, LLC: CPR Training company Teaching PET CPR/FIRST AID for Certification. Each student receives a 2 year certification.

St Francis of Assisi Animal Rescue: St Francis Animal Rescue (SFAAR) is a volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing and rehoming abandoned, neglected, stray and surrendered dogs and cats.

Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue: Great Dane Rescue brochures and misc rescue branded items

Rogues and Rascals: Dog Training and Animal Care

Wapiti Labs, Inc: Wapiti Labs makes natural supplements that enhance the lives of cats and dogs!  With a unique blend of velvet antler and herbs, Wapiti provides fast and effective support to pets suffering from a variety of different symptoms.

Blissful Life Hemp: Hempworx CBD products

Farmina Pet Foods: Italian Pet Foods, kibble and wet food.

Pet Wants Minneapolis Southern Metro: Fresh dry dog and cat food, homemade treats, dog spa products, and more.

De-Vine Designz : Face Painting & Henna Body Art

Four Clean Pawz LLC Mobile Pet Grooming: Mobile Pet Groomer servicing the areas around Elk River.

Corgi Racing Society: A group of people who enjoy bonding with their dog by racing.

Fuzzbutt Boutique: Dog and Cat bandanas, bow ties, toys and accessories

Black Dog's Photographer & Art: Photography, watercolor, pressed flower, pebble and recycled sculptures all centered around dog(s) and themes.

MN Newfoundland Rescue: We rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome Newfoundlands in Minnesota and surrounding areas

Waggy Tails in the Woods: Devoted Dog Care: Dog boarding, daycare and walks

RawDelivery: Natural pet food and treats.

Lost Dog Minnesota: A free Facebook page that helps lost dogs get home to their families.

…And more to come!

Have a company or organization that should be represented? Sign up as a merchant, non-profit, or demonstrator HERE, or by contacting

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to Aug 2

Wolves and Wildlife Day Camp


Adventure and fun should be a part of every child’s summer. Wolves, black bears, coyotes, foxes, skunks, lynx and raptors become the teachers during a unique week of wild fun at the Wildlife Science Center. Learn hands-on techniques used by biologists to learn about your local environment and the diversity of predator/ prey relationships. Each five day session is filled with wildlife activities, archery, games and crafts. Register for this incredible experience today.            Ages 8 - 15       Cost - $265.00

Session 1     June 24 - 28

Session 2    July 8 - 12

Session 3     July 15 - 19

Session 4     July 22 - 26

Session 5    July 29 - August 2


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The Wildlife Science Center reserves the right to cancel a session with a 7 day notice if a minimum registration level is not met. 

Cancellations made no less than 10 days prior to the program will be refunded at 75% of the fee.  No refunds will be made less than 10 days prior to the program.

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Wine For Wolves
6:30 PM18:30

Wine For Wolves

Please join us for an unforgettable evening of exquisite wine, delicious hors d'oeuvres, good company and support our important mission. Taste wines, specialty beers and spirits, with experts on hand to share their wine knowledge. Throughout the evening, you will also have the opportunity to bid on a large array of silent auction items and participate in other fun activities. You never know what treasures await you! Take time to meet the Wildlife Science Center’s ambassador birds of prey – they always steal the show.

Online ticket sales have ended, but you can still get tickets at the door!

Tickets at the Door - $45.00

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Bye Bye Winter!
4:00 PM16:00

Bye Bye Winter!

It's time to say GOODBYE to old man winter at WSC'S Bye Bye winter event on Saturday March 30th, from 4pm-11pm. Come feast on Smokey's Pub N' Grill barbeque, adult and non-adult beverages, jam with our favorite band, The Caskmates, and howl away winter with the wolves!! Cost is $10/ adult, $5/ child 5-17.  Bring on SPRING!!!

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to Apr 7

WSC Apparel On Sale!

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For a limited time, you can order a WSC t-shirt, sweatshirt, or tank top through Bonfire, while the proceeds benefit WSC! Youth t-shirts are also available, so you can dress the whole family in WSC gear while also supporting our critical mission. The sale ends April 7th, so order now!

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2019 Calendars Are Here!
to Jan 31

2019 Calendars Are Here!

The new year is almost here and you won’t want to miss your opportunity to get one of WSC’s incredibly popular, limited edition 2019 calendars! Display this wall calendar in your home or office, featuring some of our charismatic animal ambassadors. It’s a great start toward a wonderful year ahead. Our calendars always sell out quickly, so don’t wait to place your order. All proceeds benefit WSC!

Get your 2019 calendar before it’s gone!

Get your 2019 calendar before it’s gone!

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