Wolf Conservation Center's June Events

The June Calendar of Events for the Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY:

Sleeping with Wolves 

Date: June 5, 2015

Time: 6PM Friday night to 8:30AM Saturday morning

Cost: $285 per 4 person tent
Singles: 
$150 (must bring your own tent)

Join us for the Wolf Conservation Center's (WCC) popular nocturnal adventure experience that gives you a chance to camp out overnight with the 24 wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature's nighttime chatter, you'll feel like you're camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not be Yellowstone, but we're pretty close! Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America 

Date: June 6, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Evening Howl for “Pups” of All Ages!

Date: June 6, 2015

Time: 7:00 PM

Ages: Families 
Fee:  $16 - adults / $13 - children (under 12)

Enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why June is a magical time for packs in North America.  This time of year, wolves are celebrating this year’s pups!  Guests will take a short sunset hike to howl with Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr and behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves.  All guests will be served weather appropriate treats.  Please bring flashlights.  Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Pack Chat for Kids! 
Date: June 7, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee:   $13 - adults / $11 - children under 12
 

DESCRIPTION This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is an exciting time for wolves.  Wolf families in North America are celebrating the arrival of pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.  Don’t forget a camera!  Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America  

Date: June 7, 2015
Time: 2PM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Sleeping with Wolves 

Date: June 12, 2015

Time: 6PM Friday night to 8:30AM Saturday morning

Cost: $285 per 4 person tent
Singles: 
$150 (must bring your own tent)

Join us for the Wolf Conservation Center's (WCC) popular nocturnal adventure experience that gives you a chance to camp out overnight with the 24 wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature's nighttime chatter, you'll feel like you're camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not be Yellowstone, but we're pretty close! Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America  

Date: June 13, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Evening Howl for Adults Only!

Date:  June 13, 2015
Time:  7PM

Ages: This program is for adults 21+
Fee:    $20 - adults

Join us for a special Evening Howl and enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk.  Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolves in North America while enjoying a lovely spread of wine and cheese.  Guests will take a short sunset hike to howl with Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr and behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves too.  This program is for adults 21 years old and over. Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

TAP INTO YOUR INNER PREDATOR - MOVEMENT AND MEDITATION WORKSHOP

Date:  June 14, 2015

Time:  11:00AM

Fee:   $20/person

When we realize our power, we can relax and be more at peace with ourselves and the world around us. Tap into your instinct, intuition and heighten awareness of your surroundings through a powerful movement and meditation workshop amongst the wolves. Learn practices through dynamic boxing, martial arts exercises and meditation to develop innate strength and synchronize mind and movement. Movement can be adjusted to any age and level of fitness. We will also explore some of the plants growing in the area that can assist us in connecting more deeply with ourselves, our bodies, our environment and the wolves. Participants are encouraged to bring journals. Guests will  also meet Ambassador Wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr and behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves.  Don’t forget a camera!   Pre-registration is required. Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wild Edibles at the Wolf Conservation Center                                  

Date: June 14, 2015

Time: 2PM
Fee:  $35/person

Nourishing edible plants grow in abundance among us.

 Plants we often consider weeds such as Dandelion and Burdock are some of the most healing and medicinal.  Join the Wolf Conservation Center for a wild workshop with Sacred Warrior founder and herbalist, Vanessa Chakour, to explore and identify some of these wild healers along with their uses. We'll share, and learn to make herbal infusions, try some wild salad and other goodies. Participants will receive handouts with helpful information to enhance awareness of and reconnection to the land that surrounds us. After the edible adventure, guests will visit the Wolf Conservation Center wolves!

 Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Sunset Photo Session

Date:   June 14, 2015

Time:  6PM - Sunset

Fee:  $100 per person

Join us for this special opportunity to photograph the WCC’s Ambassador wolves: Atka , Nikai, Alawa, and Zephyr, in the warm glow of the sunset!  Guests will also be given access to photograph the WCC's critically endangered Mexican wolves and red wolves from vantage points not generally available during regular visits.  Pre-registration is required.  Space is very limited, so make your reservation early by visiting www.nywolf.org

Sleeping with Wolves 

Date: June 19, 2015

Time: 6PM Friday night to 8:30AM Saturday morning

Cost: $285 per 4 person tent
Singles: 
$150 (must bring your own tent)

Join us for the Wolf Conservation Center's (WCC) popular nocturnal adventure experience that gives you a chance to camp out overnight with the 24 wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature's nighttime chatter, you'll feel like you're camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not be Yellowstone, but we're pretty close! Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America  

Date: June 20, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Evening Howl for “Pups” of All Ages!

Date: June 20, 2015

Time: 7:00 PM

Ages: Families 
Fee:  $16 - adults / $13 - children (under 12)

Enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why June is a magical time for packs in North America.  This time of year, wolves are celebrating this year’s pups!  Guests will take a short sunset hike to howl with Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr and behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves.  All guests will be served weather appropriate treats.  Please bring flashlights.  Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America  

Date: June 21, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolf Tales for Kids - Mythology of a Predator

Date: June 21, 2015

Time: 2PM

Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Join the Wolf Conservation Center for a mythology program discussing the relationship between the wolves and humans of the past.  Guests will be introduced to various wolf mythologies and then have a chance to create their own and share if desired. Then, guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Don’t forget a camera! Pre-registration is required.   Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Sleeping with Wolves 

Date: June 26, 2015

Time: 6PM Friday night to 8:30AM Saturday morning

Cost: $285 per 4 person tent
Singles: 
$150 (must bring your own tent)

Join us for the Wolf Conservation Center's (WCC) popular nocturnal adventure experience that gives you a chance to camp out overnight with the 24 wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature's nighttime chatter, you'll feel like you're camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not be Yellowstone, but we're pretty close! Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America  

Date: June 27, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Pack Chat for Kids! 

Date: June 27, 2015
Time: 2PM
Fee:   $13 - adults / $11 - children under 12
 

DESCRIPTION This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is an exciting time for wolves.  Wolf families in North America are celebrating the arrival of pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.  Don’t forget a camera!  Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Sleeping with Wolves 

Date: June 27, 2015

Time: 6PM Saturday night to 8:30AM Sunday morning

Cost: $285 per 4 person tent
Singles: 
$150 (must bring your own tent)

Join us for the Wolf Conservation Center's (WCC) popular nocturnal adventure experience that gives you a chance to camp out overnight with the 24 wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature's nighttime chatter, you'll feel like you're camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not be Yellowstone, but we're pretty close! Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Wolves Of North America  

Date: June 28, 2015
Time: 11AM
Fee: $13- adults / $11 - children under 12

DESCRIPTION: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America.  Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the high desert of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate this year’s pups!  Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves.   Pre-registration is required.  Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Sunset Photo Session

Date:   June 28, 2015

Time:  6PM - Sunset

Fee:  $100 per person

Join us for this special opportunity to photograph the WCC’s Ambassador wolves: Atka , Nikai, Alawa, and Zephyr, in the warm glow of the sunset!  Guests will also be given access to photograph the WCC's critically endangered Mexican wolves and red wolves from vantage points not generally available during regular visits.  Pre-registration is required.  Space is very limited, so make your reservation early by visiting www.nywolf.org

Wolf Camp for Kids! (Recommended for children in Grades 4-6)

Date:   June 30 – July 3, 2015

Time:  9AM-12PM

Fee:  $250 per child for the 4-day program (Tuesdays - Fridays)

Give the young animal lover in your family a chance to thrive among wolves all week long!  The four day program will include opportunities for your child to:

  • Learn all about wolves: Wolf 101
  • Discover the various myths that surround wolves and to create their own and share.
  • Walk with a wolf!  Take a hike with Ambassador wolf Atka at the lead.
  • Play a unique game of hide and seek using tracking and telemetry tools that real wolf biologists use in the field!
  • Create plaster paw prints from real tracks in the field.  They’re great for show and tell!
  • Photograph the wolves from vantage points not generally available to the public.
  • Create a wolf management plan as done by real field biologists
  • A chance to learn some basic wilderness skills
  • Create and take home a source of wild food

Program will run with a minimum of 4 children and a maximum of 12.  All children who complete the program will get a special “Junior Wolf Biologist” certificate. Pre-registration is required. Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org.

Photo: Zephyr by Spencer Wilhelm 

 

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