Humane Kids Summer Camp

Humane Kids Summer Camp

The Placer SPCA’s Humane Kids Summer Camp is an engaging and exciting way for kids to learn about responsibility, kindness, and respect for all living things! Please join us for a week of fun-filled activities, games and guests as we learn how to be good citizens to our furry companions, our community, and our world!

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 Camp sessions include:

  • Guest speakers and guest animals
  • Videos and games on animal topics
  • Hands-on animal activities
  • Craft projects
  • Animal behavior & training information

PLEASE NOTE: Summer Camp is for students ages 7-12 only.

  • Ages 7 – 9yrs enjoy a 4-day (Tuesday through Friday) camp from 9am-12pm
  • Ages 10 – 12yrs enjoy a 5-day camp from 8:30am-12:30pm

Camp attire:

  • Closed toed shoes must be worn each day
  • Send your camper their camp t-shirt each day
  • Clothing should be suitable for doing physical activities and craft projects

Refund Policy:

  • No refunds will be given after registration closes

 

For more information, contact our Humane Educator at humaneedu@placerspca.org or (916) 782-7722, ext. 253 or (530) 885-7387, ext. 253.

Please click below to see sample schedules.

See sample camp schedule for camps ages 7 to 9

Sample Schedule: Camp Ages 7 – 9

Tuesday through Friday
9am through 12pm

Tuesday
Welcome to Camp
Craft: journals
Speaker: NorCal Bat Rescue
Bat game
Break
Habitat lesson
Write in Journals

Wednesday
Speaker: hands-on critters lesson
Critter game
Craft: canvas tote bag decorating
Break
Speaker: wildlife rescue
Bee lesson and game
Write in journals

Thursday
ID Activity: stuffed animals
Lesson and hands-on activity with cats
Lesson and hands-on activity with therapy dogs
Break
Game: Nervous Dog Bingo
Animal time: shelter tour
Write in journals

Friday
Dog safety with Mary and Dodger
Dog Agility training
Snacks
Craft: picture frame decorating
Game: How Much is That Puppy in the Window?
Graduation Ceremony

See a sample camp schedule for camps ages 10 to 12

Sample Schedule: Camp Ages 10 – 12

Monday through Friday
8:30am through 12:30pm

Monday
Welcome to Camp
Game: Ice Breaker
Lesson: All About the Placer SPCA
Craft: journals
Speaker: NorCal Bat Rescue
Break
Bat Game
Lesson: Habitat and Jar Art Project
Write in journals

Tuesday
Speaker: hands-on critters lesson
Game: Animal testing exercise
Craft: canvas tote bag decorating and write letters to staff
Break
Speaker: hands-on Love on a Leash Dog Therapy lesson
Game: Name that Breed
Write in journals

Wednesday
Game: Wheel of Fortune
Game: ID Game
Speaker: Sierra Ranch Veterinary Clinic and Rehabilitation
Break
Activity: Be a Kennel Staff Member, Adoption Dog Set-up
Game: Nervous Dog Bingo
Shelter tour
Write in journals

Thursday
Lesson: turtles
Speaker: wildlife rescue
Lesson: Pet Over-Population
Activity: Spay and Neuter Public Service Announcement
Activity: make a cat toy
Speaker: hands-on cat lesson

Friday
Speaker: dog safety with Mary and Dodger
Activity: Dog Agility Training
Snack
Craft: picture frame decorating
Game: Poop: To Pick or Not To Pick?
Game: Jeopardy/animal Trivia
Graduation Ceremony