Here is some information from the website of a wildlife rescue and education center in the Fox Valley area:
Types of Education Programs
NEW! This customizable 2-hour program is designed for groups of 5-15 children aged 6 and up. This is a great program for groups unable to attend our traditional summer camps. Camp On-Demand includes live animal encounters, a 30 minute presentation, a craft or activity, and a nature hike. Activities are conducted in an outdoor building so please dress accordingly. Programs may be rescheduled due to inclement weather. Camps On-Demand can be booked from June—October. Please book a month in advance to reserve your date.
$20 per child
Girl/Boy Scout Badge Program
This program is especially created for girl and boy scouts. Students will get to learn about waterfowl, songbirds, mammals, and reptiles, as well as meet three of our education ambassadors. Each scout will also get to make a cool craft and take home a Fox Valley Wildlife Center Badge!
$10 per student, adults free
This program is 30-45 minutes in length and focuses on basic Illinois wildlife and rehabilitation. It is hands-on with two of our education ambassador animals and includes visual aids and fun facts. Perfect for young children or a small group!
This program is 45-60 minutes in length and will provide a more in-depth review of Illinois wildlife and rehabilitation. Included are visual aids, a PowerPoint presentation (if requested), and three education ambassadors.
Raptor (Birds of Prey) Program
This 30 minute presentation will include a PowerPoint on all the native raptors in Illinois. At the end of the presentation, you will be able to ask questions while meeting our very own education ambassador raptor(s). Skulls, talons, and preserved wings will be a part of this fascinating presentation. Perfect for adults and children alike who are interested in these captivating birds.
Thank you for supporting Fox Valley Wildlife Center! All proceeds go to helping wildlife in need.
Click here to open and save a copy of our 2014 Education Program brochure.
Fox Valley Music Camp at Judson University
The Fox Valley Music Camp at Judson University is a great place for budding musicians to learn about music basics and for more advanced musicians to hone their skills. Camp week is June 23-27, 2014. They offer a Half Day camp (9 am-noon) for K-2nd graders and a Full Day camp (9 am – 4 pm) for 3rd-12th grade campers. Visit www.judsonu.edu/FVMC for more information and an on-line registration form – but hurry, the Early Bird discount ends May 23rd and Registration closes June 13th.
Where: Judson University
1151 N. State Street
Elgin, IL 60123