News and Events

2019 Winter Newsletter

  • Learn About a Great Horned Owl Patient
  • 2019 Photo Contest Rules and Entry Form
  • 2019 Annual Dinner Auction Registration
  • Wildlife Enrichment
  • Animal Care Internship Second Place Essay

  • Thu
    14
    May
    2015
    Sat
    23
    May
    2015
    9am-5pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    New and gently used items as well as plants for sale! All proceeds from this sale benefit the animals of Fox Valley Wildlife Center.

  • Tue
    09
    Jun
    2015
    Fri
    14
    Aug
    2015
    Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Junior rehab series coming this summer!

    Ever wonder about wildlife rehabilitation? Then join us for a fun, informative summer series at the fox valley wildlife center.

    Utilizing hands on activities, videos, and crafts, each week we will take an in depth look at an animal grouping that we serve. students will learn about classification, habitats, injuries commonly seen, how they are treated, and more.

    Sign up for the whole series or come for your favorite animal:
    $20 per child per class or $90 for the series:

    • Lesson 1: mammals
    • Lesson 2: songbirds
    • Lesson 3: birds of prey
    • Lesson 4: waterfowl and gamebirds
    • Lesson 5: amphibians and reptiles

    Two sessions for each grade level will be offered:
    Session 1  10:00 - 11:30 a.m
    K-2nd:   tuesdays -   june 9, 16, 23, 30 & july 7
    3rd-5th: thursdays - june 11, 18, 25, & july 2, 9
    6th-8th: fridays -     june 12, 19, 26, & july 3, 10session 2  10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    k-2nd:   tuesdays -   july 14, 21, 28 & aug. 4, 11
    3rd-5th: thursdays - july 16, 23, 30, & aug. 6, 13
    6th-8th: fridays -     july 17, 24, 31, & aug. 7, 14

    Register by calling 630-365-3800 or email us at fvwceducation@sbcglobal.net.

  • Fri
    19
    Jun
    2015
    9:30 amSettler's Hill Golf Course

    Treat Your Dad to a Day of Golf : The Ninth Annual Critter Classic Golf Outing to Benefit the Spring Wild Babies who are Admitted to our Hospital

    This event is the Friday just before Father's Day, June 19th, at Settler's Hill Golf Course, tee times starting at 9:30. This event is a Scramble. After a morning of golf and good times there will be a barbecue lunch served, contests winners awarded and raffle winners.

    Cost for this event is $75.00 per golfer and includes cart rental and barbecue lunch. Contests are an additional $30.00, which include Longest Drive, Straightest Drive, Closest to the Pin in the first nine and the second nine.

    Please respond to a-krueger@sbcglobal.net if you want to sign up: with your name, your companion golfer names and your phone number.

    Also if you want to play any contests or if you have a desired tee time.

    We try to accommodate tee times but it is not always possible.

  • Sun
    04
    Oct
    2015
    Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Join us for a fun day of activities and tour our wildlife center. Sorry, no wild animal patients will be available to see due to the high level of stress. Additional details to follow...

  • Sun
    15
    Nov
    2015
    1-5pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center
    • event details here
  • Thu
    28
    Jan
    2016
    7:00 pmZanies Comedy Club in St. Charles

    Join us January 28th at the Zanies Comedy Club in St. Charles for a night filled with laughter and also help animals in our care. Tickets are $25, doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. See here for full details

  • Sat
    13
    Feb
    2016
    12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sat
    05
    Mar
    2016
    5-10 PMFox Valley Country Club 2500 N. Route 25 North Aurora, IL 60542

    Join us for our 14th annual dinner auction held at the Fox Valley Country Club. There will be both a silent and live auction, dinner, raffles and more! Click here for more information and visit our store to purchase tickets. Click here to find more information about the auction. If you prefer to RSVP by mail click here to print out an RSVP form. You can also enter our cash raffle by sending in your raffle tickets, you do not have to  attend the auction to enter the raffle just follow the instruction on the form.

  • Sat
    12
    Mar
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sun
    20
    Mar
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sat
    09
    Apr
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sat
    16
    Apr
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sun
    17
    Apr
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sun
    24
    Apr
    2016
    12:00 pm to 4:00pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come help us celebrate the beginning of spring and the start of baby season at our annual Baby Shower! There are activities for children and weather permitting, appearances from our ambassadors!  Please check out our wishlist to see what we need and help us start start off this baby season right.

  • Sat
    07
    May
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sat
    14
    May
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Sat
    14
    May
    2016
    9:00 am- 3:00 pm39 Walnut Circle Sugar Grove, IL

    **Our annual barn sale is being held off site this year at 39 Walnut Circle, Sugar Grove (Presbury Subdivision)**

    We are in need of gently used items for this very important fundraiser.

    If you have an item you no longer have use for and would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help the wildlife in our care, see drop off dates below.

    Saturday, April 23 9-7
    Saturday, April 30 9-7
    Friday, May 6 12-3
    Saturday, May 7 9-7
    Friday, May 13 12-3

    All items may be dropped off at 39 Walnut Circle in Sugar Grove.

    Acceptable Items

    Musical Instruments, Costumes, Kitchen and entertaining items, antiques and collectibles, art, clean bath items and towels, clean bedding and blankets, bird feeders and bird baths, books, cd's, dvd's, records, foreign money, garden items and yard art, interesting jewelry, toys, games and puzzles, knic-knacs, luggage, patio furniture, pet items, sporting equipment, clean table linen, tools, indoor or outdoor, wooden furniture, please call on large furniture

    **These items will not be accepted: Infant or youth car seats, adult clothing or shoes, electronics, large appliances, corporate coffee mugs, reference or text books, VHS tapes or car parts.

    Please direct any questions about the sale to Cheryl Schreck at (630) 253-3640 or email at schreck2@aol.com.

  • Sun
    22
    May
    2016
    1PM-2PMFox Valley Wildlife Center

    If you have an interest in volunteering join us to learn about what volunteers at FVWC do and how you can be involved. Click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Fri
    17
    Jun
    2016
    9:00 amSettler’s Hill Golf Course in Batavia

    Join us for a great day at the Critters Classic Golf Outing! Tickets are $75.00 per golfer and include golf, cart, barbecue lunch at the Settlers Hill Golf Course in Batavia .  There will be raffles and contests as well!

  • Sun
    02
    Oct
    2016
    12:00 pm to 4:00pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see how we care for our animals throughout the year. Our education ambassadors will also make appearances throughout the day.

  • Sun
    13
    Nov
    2016
    1:00pm-5:00pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Join us at our 5th annual Wild about Wildlife fundraiser hosted by the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center. Click here for more details of the event and here for directions. To preorder tickets see our store page.

  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017
    5-10 PMPipers Banquets

    Join us at our annual dinner auction for a night of friends, food, and fun! This year the auction is held at a new venue, Pipers Banquets.  We will have a silent and live auction, a 50/50 raffle, games, and more! Check out our flyer and click here to buy tickets to the auction. If you would prefer to not pay online please print and fill out this RSVP and mail to FVWC PO Box 385 Elburn IL 60119.

  • Sun
    30
    Apr
    2017
    12-4pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Every year we receive thousands of helpless baby wildlife that need our help. To prepare for the amount of babies we receive each spring, we host a wild baby shower.
    Participate in games and crafts, see our education ambassadors and enjoy the bake sale!
    You're invited to attend this FREE event. We just ask that you bring an item from our wish list below.

    • FVWC WISH LIST
      • Monetary donations
      • Wild bird seed
      • Unflavored Pedialyte - generic ok
      • Kitten and Puppy food - dry kibble
      • Walnuts, pecans, acorns, hickory nuts, peanuts, hazelnuts
        • unsalted, whole or shelled
      • Laundry detergent - unscented
      • Bleach
      • Kleenex - no lotion
      • Paper towels

     

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017
    9:00 am- 3:00 pm39 Walnut Circle Sugar Grove, IL

    **Our annual barn sale is being held off site this year at 39 Walnut Circle, Sugar Grove (Presbury Subdivision)**

    We are in need of gently used items for this very important fundraiser.

    If you have an item you no longer have use for and would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help the wildlife in our care, see drop off dates below.

    Saturday, April 23 9-7
    Saturday, April 30 9-7
    Friday, May 6 12-3
    Saturday, May 7 9-7
    Friday, May 13 12-3

    All items may be dropped off at 39 Walnut Circle in Sugar Grove.

    Acceptable Items

    Musical Instruments, Costumes, Kitchen and entertaining items, antiques and collectibles, art, clean bath items and towels, clean bedding and blankets, bird feeders and bird baths, books, cd's, dvd's, records, foreign money, garden items and yard art, interesting jewelry, toys, games and puzzles, knic-knacs, luggage, patio furniture, pet items, sporting equipment, clean table linen, tools, indoor or outdoor, wooden furniture, please call on large furniture

    **These items will not be accepted: Infant or youth car seats, adult clothing or shoes, electronics, large appliances, corporate coffee mugs, reference or text books, VHS tapes or car parts.

    Please direct any questions about the sale to Cheryl Schreck at (630) 253-3640 or email at schreck2@aol.com.

  • Fri
    16
    Jun
    2017
    Settler’s Hill Golf Course in Batavia

    Join us for a great day at the Critters Classic Golf Outing! Tickets are $75.00 per golfer and include golf, cart, barbecue lunch at the Settlers Hill Golf Course in Batavia .  There will be raffles and contests as well!

  • Sun
    01
    Oct
    2017
    12:00 - 4:00Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see where we care for our animals throughout the year. Our patients will not be available for viewing but our education ambassadors will make appearances throughout the day. No reservation is required.

  • Sun
    15
    Oct
    2017
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Enjoy a wine & oil tasting experience with the Fox Valley Wildlife Center. PRP International who specializes in wines from around the world will be presenting 8 wines from around the world. Casa Tiene Vista Vineyard will bring twelve flavored olive oils for tasting. Profits from wines purchased at the event will go toward helping care for the injured and orphaned wildlife that our center takes in every year. The event is $25 per person for pre-ordered tickets and $30 at the door and includes wine tasting and appetizers. For tickets please see our store. For directions to Hickory Knolls click here.

  • Sun
    05
    Nov
    2017
    1:00 - 5:00Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Join us at our 6th Annual Wild About Wildlife Fundraiser. Click here to preorder tickets for the event with a discount. Tickets will be available at the event as well. Directions to Hickory Knolls can be found here.

    Family's will enjoy presentations from Jim Nesci's Cold Blooded Creatures in addition to FVWC's own Education Ambassadors.

  • Sat
    07
    Apr
    2018
    5-10 PMPipers Banquets

    Join us at our annual dinner auction for a night of friends, food, and fun! The Auction will be held at Pipers Banquets.  We will have a silent and live auction, a 50/50 raffle, games, and more! Check out our event tickets page to purchase tickets online. You can also print and send in this form to reserve tickets.

  • Sun
    29
    Apr
    2018
    12:00 pm to 4:00pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come help us celebrate the beginning of spring and the start of baby season at our annual Baby Shower! There are activities for children and weather permitting, appearances from our ambassadors!  Please check out our wishlist to see what we need and help us start start off this baby season right.

  • Fri
    11
    May
    2018
    6:30 pm - 10:30 pmCairo Ale House 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL 60185

    Join us at the Cairo Ale House for a night of swing dancing and fun! Swing dance lessons start at 6:30 pm (no partner required) open dance is from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. All proceeds benefit the Fox Valley Wildlife Center. You can purchase tickets at the door or on our store.

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    8:00 am- 3:00 pm39 Walnut Circle Sugar Grove, IL

    **Our annual barn sale is being held off site this year at 39 Walnut Circle, Sugar Grove (Presbury Subdivision)**

    We are in need of gently used items for this very important fundraiser.

    If you have an item you no longer have use for and would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help the wildlife in our care.

    All items may be dropped off at 39 Walnut Circle in Sugar Grove before May 19th.

    Acceptable Items

    Musical Instruments, Costumes, Kitchen and entertaining items, antiques and collectibles, art, clean bath items and towels, clean bedding and blankets, bird feeders and bird baths, books, cd's, dvd's, records, foreign money, garden items and yard art, interesting jewelry, toys, games and puzzles, knic-knacs, luggage, patio furniture, pet items, sporting equipment, clean table linen, tools, indoor or outdoor, wooden furniture, please call on large furniture

    **These items will not be accepted: Infant or youth car seats, adult clothing or shoes, electronics, large appliances, corporate coffee mugs, reference or text books, VHS tapes or car parts.

    Please direct any questions about the sale to Cheryl Schreck at (630) 253-3640 or email at schreck2@aol.com.

  • Mon
    21
    May
    2018
    Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018

    This July 4th show your support and celebrate the holiday with Fox Valley Wildlife Center. We've got a patriotic design and new shirt styles to show your support of our country and Fox Valley Wildlife Center.

    Shirts are only available for a limited time!
    Be sure to place your order by June 9th to receive your shirts in time for the holiday.

    Click here to place your order online!

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    11AM - 6PMSt. Charles IL

    Events 4 a Cause is hosting The Fox’s Fur Ball Pub Crawl to benefit the Fox Valley Wildlife Center and 4 Paws 4 U 4 Ever. Tickets are $40 per person and includes: T-Shirt, 5 Drink Tickets, and Chance to Win Free Prizes! You can find more details and purchase tickets at www.events4acause.net

  • Fri
    15
    Jun
    2018
    9:00 amSettler’s Hill Golf Course in Batavia

    Join us for a great day at the Critters Classic Golf Outing! Tickets are $75.00 per golfer and include golf, cart, barbecue lunch at the Settlers Hill Golf Course in Batavia .  There will be raffles and contests as well!  Contact Andrea, at 630-987-0012 or a-krueger@sbcglobal.net, to reserve your tee time.

  • Thu
    12
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmZanies Comedy Club, Pheasant Run Resort

    An evening of "fun" and "fundraising" at Zanies Comedy Club, Pheasant Run Resort, on Thursday, July 12.

    Featuring the comedy of Russ Williamson.

    A 50/50 cash raffle will be offered before the show.

    Doors open at 7pm with an 8pm show time. MUST be 21 or older, with a 2 drink minimum.

    Tickets are $25 per person and can be ordered online, or by contacting Roberta via email at robertas@fvwc.org.

  • Sat
    28
    Jul
    2018
    8:00 am - 10:00 amApplebee's Elgin, 125 South Randall Road, Elgin

    Treat the family to our Flapjack Fundraising Event at Applebee's in Elgin!

    This delicious breakfast will consist of 3 pancakes (all-you-can-eat!), 2 slices of bacon and your choice of beverage (coffee, soda, tea, orange juice or milk).  Now that's what we call short stacks for a TALL cause!

    Tickets are just $8 each and can be purchased online, or by contacting Roberta via email at RobertaS@fvwc.org.

  • Tue
    31
    Jul
    2018
    Fri
    03
    Aug
    2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    FVWC Wildlife Camp is a fun, educational opportunity for kids interested in wildlife.  They'll learn about the wildlife they see in their backyards and gain a better understanding of the animals and birds that live among us.  Each day offers a new experience, including a new theme, crafts, games and education animals.  Ages 5 - 10.  Camp is $10 per day, or $35 for all four days.  Fill out the FVWC Kids Wildlife Camp Permission Slip and Participant Liability Waiver.

    Both forms and registration fees are due July 24 and can be dropped off at FVWC, 45W061 Route 38, Elburn, IL 60119, or emailed to Lauren at education@fvwc.org, fees are due on the first day.

  • Sun
    07
    Oct
    2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see where we care for our animals throughout the year. Our patients will not be available for viewing but our education ambassadors will make appearances throughout the day. No reservation is required.

  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018
    Thu
    08
    Nov
    2018
  • Sun
    21
    Oct
    2018
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Enjoy a tasting event with the Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Experience the complex characteristics of several fine wines from ONEHOPE.  The Olive Mill in Geneva, will be providing several flavored dipping oils.  Eileen Chapuis, Curator for The Cocoa Exchange, will have a variety of chocolates to delight your taste buds.  An assortment of loose leaf teas, from Steeped Tea's Sipologist, Gloria Petrella, will also be available.  Profits from items purchased at the event will go toward helping care for the injured and orphaned wildlife that our center takes in every year. The event is $25 per person for pre-ordered tickets and $30 at the door and includes tasting and appetizers. For tickets please see our store. For directions to Hickory Knolls click here.

  • Fri
    09
    Nov
    2018
    Wed
    28
    Nov
    2018

    This Christmas, support Fox Valley Wildlife Center and show the world your superpower!  These sweatshirts and shirts make the perfect gifts for the ones you love!  While you are shopping, be sure to treat yourself.

    These designs are only available for a limited time!
    Be sure to place your order by November 28th to receive your shirts in time for the holiday.

    Click here to place your order online!

  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019
    8:00 am - 10:00 amApplebee's Elgin, 125 South Randall Road, Elgin

    Bring the family to our Flapjack Fundraising Event at Applebee's in Elgin!

    Your breakfast will be prepared by Applebee's and served by Fox Valley Wildlife Center volunteers.

    This delicious breakfast will consist of 3 pancakes (all-you-can-eat!), 2 slices of bacon and your choice of beverage (coffee, soda, tea, orange juice or milk).  Now that's what we call short stacks for a TALL cause!

    Tickets are just $8 each and can be purchased online, or by contacting Roberta via email at RobertaS@fvwc.org.

  • Fri
    01
    Mar
    2019

    Are you an amateur photographer?  Be sure to check out our Photo Contest Rules and enter to win Fox Valley Wildlife Center's 2019 Photo Contest.  The deadline for submission is Friday, March 1, 2019 and all photos must include an entry form.  Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third, fourth and fifth places, and the winners will be announced at the center's Annual Dinner Auction at Pipers Banquets in Aurora.

  • Thu
    04
    Apr
    2019
    Wed
    24
    Apr
    2019

    Support Fox Valley Wildlife Center and show the world your superpower!  Available in several styles and colors, it makes the perfect gift for the ones you love!  While you are shopping, be sure to treat yourself.

    This design is only available for a limited time!
    Be sure to place your order by April 24th to receive your order in time for Mothers Day!

    Click here to place your order online!

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2019
    5:00 pm - 10:00 pmPipers Banquets

    Join us at our annual dinner auction for a night of friends, food, and fun! The event will be held at Pipers Banquets.  We will have a silent and live auction, a 50/50 raffle, and more! Tickets are $50 per person, or reserve a table of 10 for $500.  Tickets can be purchased online, or by printing this form and mailing with your payment to Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Please be sure to include your meal selection, vegetarian or chicken.

    Enter to win $100, $150 or even $250 cash! A winner will be drawn at our Annual Dinner Auction. Raffle tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5 or 12 for $10.  Tickets can be purchased online, or at the Annual Dinner Auction.  You do not need to be present to win.

  • Sun
    14
    Apr
    2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come help us celebrate the beginning of spring and the start of baby season at our annual Baby Shower! There are activities for children and weather permitting, appearances from our ambassadors!  Please check out our wishlist to see what we need and help us start off this baby season right.

  • Tue
    23
    Apr
    2019
    7:00 pmPower Moves Yoga Studio, 1822 Mill Street, Batavia

    $10 Suggested Donation for Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Join Lexi for a 75 minute Vinyasa Yoga class that incorporates a focus on finding grounding and appreciation for mother nature in honor of Earth Day.  Connecting to the Earth and communing with nature can help us find more peace within and also put our lives into a more meaningful, less stressful perspective.  Directly after Lexi will lead a discussion with snacks & refreshments on easy ways you can live a green and more sustainable lifestyle!

    Register at the studio or online at PowerMovesYoga.com

     

  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019
    Sat
    27
    Apr
    2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm1416 Sherwood Lane, Geneva

    Come to our Annual Garage Sale to find some great deals on toy, games, kitchen and garden items and support the wildlife!  We will also have popcorn and a bake sale!

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Meet Lucy, the Canada Goose!  Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever wondered what the animals do in the forest as the sun goes down?  Join us for a twilight hike in the Elburn Forest Preserve as we investigate which animals become active as day turns to night.  Each hike poses new opportunities to see the creatures active in the evening.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019
    9:00 amSettler's Hill Golf Course

    Treat Your Dad to a Day of Golf : The Thirteenth Annual Critter Classic Golf Outing to Benefit the Spring Wild Babies who are Admitted to our Hospital

    This event is the Friday just before Father's Day, June 14th, at Settler's Hill Golf Course, tee times starting at 9:00. This event is a Scramble. After a morning of golf and good times there will be a barbecue lunch served, along with raffles.

    Cost for this event is $75.00 per golfer and includes cart rental and barbecue lunch. Contests are an additional $30.00, which include Longest Drive, Straightest Drive, Closest to the Pin in the first nine and the second nine.

    Please respond to a-krueger@sbcglobal.net if you want to sign up: with your name, your companion golfer names and your phone number.

    Also, let us know if you want to play any contests or if you have a desired tee time.

    We try to accommodate tee times but it is not always possible.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  This month will focus on Lancelot, a Milk Snake, and Toby, a Three Toed Box Turtle.  You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  This month will focus on Lancelot, a Milk Snake, and Toby, a Three Toed Box Turtle.  You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center - Peanut and Dizzy

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  This month will focus on Peanut, a Fox Squirrel, and Dizzy, an American Robin.  You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    19
    Jul
    2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Your child can learn about wildlife, through games and crafts, while having fun! Each day of camp will focus on a different group of wildlife and allow for introductions to some of the education ambassadors. Camp is Tuesday, July 16 to Friday, July 19, from 9 am until 12 pm. Sign up for one day, or all four! Tuesday is reptiles, with Toby and Lancelot, Wednesday is birds, with Lucy and Zephyr, Thursday is mammals, with Peanut, and Friday is invertebrates.  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.  Minimum 5 campers.  Also, please click here to download our consent form, and return to education@fvwc.org.

  • Sat
    20
    Jul
    2019
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever wondered what the animals do in the forest as the sun goes down?  Join us for a twilight hike in the Elburn Forest Preserve as we investigate which animals become active as day turns to night.  Each hike poses new opportunities to see the creatures active in the evening.  Zephyr, Eastern Screech Owl ambassador, will make a special appearance before the hike begins.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sun
    21
    Jul
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center. This month will focus on Peanut, a Fox Squirrel, and Dizzy, an American Robin. You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like. You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Tue
    30
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    02
    Aug
    2019
    9:00 am - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Your child can learn about wildlife, through games and crafts, while having fun! Each day of camp will focus on a different group of wildlife and allow for introductions to some of the education ambassadors. Camp is Tuesday, July 30 to Friday, August 2, from 9 am until 2 pm. Sign up for one day, or all four! Tuesday is reptiles, with Toby and Lancelot, Wednesday is birds, with Lucy and Zephyr, Thursday is mammals, with Peanut, and Friday is invertebrates.  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.  Minimum 5 campers.  Also, please click here to download our consent form and return to education@fvwc.org.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Pack your lunch and blanket and join us for a picnic with our wildlife ambassadors. The afternoon will include wildlife themed crafts and activities as well as meet and greets with our education ambassadors. The picnic will be at the pavilion in Elburn Forest Preserve, simply follow the blacktop road. Cost is only $25 per family or group, up to 5 people and $7 per additional person.  Click here to register online.

  • Sat
    10
    Aug
    2019
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever wondered what the animals do in the forest as the sun goes down?  Join us for a twilight hike in the Elburn Forest Preserve as we investigate which animals become active as day turns to night.  Each hike poses new opportunities to see the creatures active in the evening.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  August will focus on Zephyr, Screech Owl, and Tikka, Northern Flicker.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  August will focus on Zephyr, Screech Owl, and Tikka, Northern Flicker.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    07
    Sep
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  September will focus on Zari, Great Horned Owl, and Simon, Northern Bobwhite.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    08
    Sep
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  September will focus on Zari, Great Horned Owl, and Simon, Northern Bobwhite.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever walked through a woodland during a full moon?  Join us on an evening walk as we put our senses to the test and investigate animal activity as the full moon rises.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sun
    06
    Oct
    2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see how we care for our animals throughout the year. Our education ambassadors will also make appearances throughout the day.  Due to the high level of stress, our patients will not be on display.

  • Sun
    20
    Oct
    2019

    Save the date!  Sunday, October 20 is our Tasting Event.

    Check back for more information.

  • Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Join us at our 8th Annual Wild About Wildlife Fundraiser.  Directions to Hickory Knolls can be found here.

    Please check back for more information.