Seattle — By Mary Jo Manzanares on May 12, 2010 at 10:54 pm
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Take Your Kids Howl-in this Summer

Wolf Haven International, a sanctuary for captive-born and injured wolves in Tenino, is bringing an environmental focus to its annual summer “Howl-in” with children’s activities that are both fun and environmentally friendly.

Wolf Haven If you’re looking for a fun family event for the kids, take a look at some of the activities offered:

  • Eco-friendly arts and crafts
  • Wolf education activities
  • Mini-tours of the sanctuary
  • Eco-scavenger hunts
  • Live entertainment
  • Story telling
  • Face painting
  • Wolf TV

To extend your Wolf Haven experience, overnight camping is offered.  You can end the evening singing around the campfire, snacking on a s’more, and then crawl into your tent or RV.  Coffee, juice, and muffins are provided in the morning.  Camping spots are limited, and advanced reservations and payment are required.

This fun summer event makes a great family outing while supporting the efforts of Wolf Haven to protect wild wolves, provide sanctuary for captive-born wolves, and to educate the public.  Wolf Haven is a non-profit organization.

Location:  3111 Offut Lake Road, Tenino (map).  Take exit 99 of Interstate-5.

Dates & Times:  Saturday, August 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th, 2010, 6-9 pm.  Gates open at 5 pm for campers and 5:30 pm for non-campers.

Tickets:  For advance purchases, $17 adults, $10 children (ages 3-12), $14 military and seniors, and children 2 and under are free.  On the day of the event, ticket prices increase $2.  Reservations are available online.

Camping Fees:  $25 per tent site and $25 per RV site.  Camping reservations are also available online.

Photo credit: brooksci @flickr

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  • Christina says:

    This looks amazing. Wolves are such beautiful animals. They can be so difficult to view in the wild – this is a great opportunity to see them up close.

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