Messy Play Day is this Sunday

Get your kids ready to play in the dirt. And sand. And water. This Sunday, Oct. 12, is Messy Play Day at the Endangered Wolf Center. Children ranging from the newly walking to age 5 will have a chance to play with mud, dirt, sand, water, paint and lots more. More than 80 kids participated in our first ever Messy Play Day last June 29, with more than 100 parents watching over them. The cost for Messy Play Day is $8 per child. Parents are free. Messy Play Day will start at 9 a.m. Sunday and last until 1 p.m. Participants don’t have to arrive at the start or stay until it closes. Whatever...

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Center is named a great place for kids

Kids Out and About St. Louis has announced its 2014 list of the Top 20 Places to Take Kids in St. Louis and the Endangered Wolf Center is ranked fourth. The rankings were determined by a public vote on the Kids Out and About website. The results were announced July 1, 2014. Here’s a link to the entire list: http://saintlouis.kidsoutandabout.com/content/top-20-places-take-kids-st-louis-area The Endangered Wolf Center has many activities for children, including five four-day Summer Wolf Camps (June 23-26, July 7-10, July 21-24, July 28-31, Aug. 4-7) and two one-day Fall Wolf Camps (Oct....

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Wolf Fest 2014 draws record crowd

Wolf Fest 2014, our annual open house on Saturday, Sept. 27, attracted a record crowd for a one-day event here. The daylong event was sponsored by Emerson. Wolf Fest 2015 will be Oct. 10. Here were some of the 2014 activities and attractions: • Guests could walk down to the animal enclosures whenever they want where docents and keepers will talk with them about the endangered wolves and other canids that live here. • Visitors saw and photographed Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves, African painted dogs and swift foxes. • David Jackson and Conservation Ambassadors returned, with a...

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Summer Camp Counselor job opening

UNFORTUNATELY THIS JOB IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. Visit our Volunteering page if you’re interested in more opportunities to support wolves. Visit Volunteer Information Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member) Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States Job or Internship: Temporary, Seasonal Job Job Description: Summer Camp Counselor Reports to: Education Assistant (directly) and Education Coordinator Job Summary: Responsible for assisting the Education Assistant in the planning and preparation of all five Summer Wolf Camp sessions.  This position will be responsible for carrying...

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Grand reopening is May 31

Appropriately, on Endangered Species Day, the Endangered Wolf Center announced its reopening schedule. The Center will officially reopen its public events with a Grand Reopening Wine & Cheese Wolf Howl at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 31. Daytime PredaTours resume the following day, June 1, with the 1 p.m. tour.  After that, the Center will resume its regular schedule for daytime public tours. (Private tours can be arranged now.) The Center hasn’t had tours since April 13 because of puppy season, which is basically a two-month period during which the wolves might have produced offspring....

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Messy Play Day is Oct. 12

The Endangered Wolf Center’s first ever Messy Play Day was such a hit that another has been scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. The first Messy Play Day, on Sunday, June 29, gave children ranging from the newly walking to age 5 a chance to play with mud, dirt, sand, water and paint, among other things. More than 80 kids participated, with more than 100 parents watching over them. The next Messy Play Day — Sunday Oct. 12, 2014 — also will be for toddlers through age 5. The cost for Messy Play Day is $8 per child. Parents are free. Messy Play Day will start at 9 a.m. Sunday...

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