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March 2021

Free Family WolfLink: Wolf Pup 101

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Ever wondered what it’s like to grow up as a wolf? Step into the shoes of our wolf care staff and follow our Ambassador wolves through their first year of life. You will learn all about the stages of pup development and what it takes to raise wolves here at the International Wolf Center! Due to the high volume of students and families now learning at home, we are offering two WolfLink programs a month free for families and homeschool…

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Wildlife In Winter Adventure Program

March 13 @ 9:45 am - 8:30 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Join our staff to learn about different animals’ winter survival strategies before heading to Northern Tier High Adventure Base to try your own hand at building a winter shelter. Finish up the day by watching our wolves enjoy their dinner in our popular "What's for Dinner?" program! This program includes both indoor and outdoor activities in winter conditions. Please dress in layers and bring appropriate clothing for freezing temperatures and being out and about in the snow.

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Free Family WolfLink: Wolf Research

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Discover how wolf researchers have learned to study wolves! This program explores a brief history of wolf research in the United States, the methods scientists use to research wolves, and just what we’ve learned from years of studying these amazing animals. Due to the high volume of students and families now learning at home, we are offering two WolfLink programs a month free for families and homeschool students through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. These programs are hosted…

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April 2021

Free Family WolfLink: Wolf Tales (3rd grade and up)

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Come explore modern tales and ancient folklore about the gray wolf, and gain an understanding of how to tell fact from fiction through storytelling in this interactive program! Due to the high volume of students and families now learning at home, we are offering two WolfLink programs a month free for families and homeschool students through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. These programs are hosted as Zoom meetings, where all participants have video and audio enabled and can…

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Tracking the Pack Adventure Program

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Spend a day in the shoes of a biologist when you join us for our wolf research weekend adventure! Learn your way around the tools biologists use to locate wolves in the field, test your skills hunting for elusive radio collar signals, and learn more about how wolf research informs wolf management. Free admission to the International Wolf Center from 10:00am-2:00pm on Sunday, April 18 is included. This program includes both indoor programming at the Wolf Center and activities outdoors…

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Free Family WolfLink: Arctic Wolves

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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The Arctic is one of the harshest places on Earth, but it still supports a complex ecosystem that includes the Arctic subspecies of the gray wolf. Come learn more about our very own Arctic Ambassadors, Axel and Grayson, and the ways they would interact with their prey and other animals! Due to the high volume of students and families now learning at home, we are offering two WolfLink programs a month free for families and homeschool students through the end…

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May 2021

Free Family WolfLink: Wolves At Our Door (7th grade and up)

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Wolves and humans have a complicated relationship, and where they live together conflict often follows. This program addresses the nature of these conflicts and the role wildlands play in this relationship. By discussing the myths and misinformation that have contributed to fear and misunderstanding of wolves, we will explore ways we can work toward a goal of co-existence. This program is recommended for 7th grade and up. Due to the high volume of students and families now learning at home,…

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June 2021

Wolf Family Rendezvous Adventure Program

June 12 @ 8:30 am - June 13 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Join Wolf Center staff for fun, wolf-themed activities, private lessons about our ambassador wolves, guided hikes in the beautiful Superior National Forest, dinner with the wolves and a sleepover in our Auditorium! This program includes indoor and outdoor activities. Please come prepared for the weather!

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Junior Biologist Mini-Camp

June 14 @ 8:30 am - June 15 @ 3:30 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Time to unplug your kids from the virtual world and reconnect them with the real one by joining us at one of our two-day Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camps. Campers will learn about wolves and other animals through hands-on outdoor activities during this summer time program! Activities and learning will take place both indoors and outdoors. Please be prepared with appropriate clothing for both.

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October 2022

International Wolf Symposium 2022

October 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - October 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive North
Minneapolis, MN 55428 United States
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Save the Date! The 2022 International Wolf Symposium is Oct. 13-16, 2022, in Minneapolis! The event will be held at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, which is located at 7025 Northland Drive North. More details will be shared soon!

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