Canine Carnival
11:00 am11:00

Canine Carnival

  • Wildlife Science Center

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 - $10.00   Kids - $8.00

Stay tuned for a list of company and organization attendees.

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

    Aug 11

    Wolf Camp 2017

    Adventure and fun should be a part of every child’s summer. This unique outdoor experience is focused on Minnesota wildlife including wolves, black bears, coyotes, foxes, skunks, lynx and raptors. Each session is filled with opportunities to see and learn about Minnesota wildlife, wildlife activities, radio telemetry, archery, games and crafts. Spend part of your summer with our pack this June, July, and August.

    Overnight Sessions (Ages 10 – 15)

    June 26 - 28       Overnight Wolf Camp Session 1

    July 10 - 12 Overnight Wolf Camp Session 2 (Girls Only)

    July 17 - 19 Overnight Wolf Camp Session 3


    Day Camp Sessions (Ages 8 – 13)

    July 24 – 28 Day Camp Session 1

    July 31 - August 4 Day Camp Session 2

    August 7 - 11     Day Camp Session 3


    All Camp Sessions - $265.00 per session per camper.

    Fill out the registration form below to reserve your spot for Wolf Camp 2017. Options for payment and additional Wolf Camp forms will be sent from the Wildlife Science Center upon receipt of the registration form. Contact the Wildlife Science Center with any questions. 


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    Wine For Wolves
    6:30 pm18:30

    Wine For Wolves

    • Vannelli's By The Lake

    Please join us for an unforgettable evening of exquisite wine, delicious hors d’oeuvres, good company and support our important mission.  MGM Wine and Spirits has selected over 200 wines to taste, with experts on hand to share their wine knowledge. Also offered are specialty beers and spirits to sample while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres.  During the evening you will have the opportunity to bid on a large array of silent auction items. 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 Tickets - $40.00

    Tickets at the Door - $45.00

    Winter Festival
    11:00 am11:00

    Winter Festival

    Discover the world of the dog sledder during a day of winter fun at the Wildlife Science Center. Mushers and their dog teams will be on-hand to meet and inform participants about this incredible winter sport. The day's activities include demonstrations by local experts on equipment and techniques, games for kids, campfires, and the opportunity to see and learn about the Wildlife Science Center's amazing animals. Feel free to bring your own dog but please bring a leash.

    Dog sled rides available from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm for an additional fee.

    $10.00 for adults; $8.00 for kids

    Event takes place with or without snow.

    2017 Wolf Pup Calendars are Here!
    Feb 1

    2017 Wolf Pup Calendars are Here!

    Back by popular demand - the Wildlife Science Center's 2017 Wall Calendar. This year's calendar celebrates wolf pups, featuring stunning photos of the 2016 puppy pack! Supplies are going fast, so act now by clicking on the link below. These calendars make a terrific gift for the animal lover on your list. All proceeds from calendar sales directly benefit the Wildlife Science Center and support the wolves, bears, cougars, lynx, raptors and more as we Move The Pack!