Humane Kids Summer Camp

Animal Camp

2018 Animal Camp is SOLD OUT! To add your name to our notification list for the 2019 Animal Camp, please email humaneedu@placerspca.org with your child’s name, age, and phone number. Thank you!

 

The Placer SPCA’s Animal 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!

 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 in 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: Animal Guest
Game
Break
Habitat lesson
Write in Journals

Wednesday
Speaker: Animal Guest
Game
Craft
Break
Speaker: Animal Guest
Lesson and game
Write in journals

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

Friday
Speaker: Animal Guest
Dog Agility training
Snacks
Craft: picture frame decorating
Relay Race: Pet Supplies
Final Wrap-Up

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: Animal Guest
Break
Game: Habitat
Write in journals

Tuesday
Speaker: Animal Guest
Game: Animal testing exercise
Craft: Animal Painting
Break
Speaker: Animal Guest
Game: Name that Breed
Write in journals

Wednesday
Game: Wheel of Fortune
Game: ID Game
Speaker: Animal Guest
Break
Activity: PSA
Game: Nervous Dog Bingo
Shelter tour
Write in journals

Thursday
Lesson: turtles
Speaker: Animal Guest
Lesson: Pet Over-Population

Break
Activity: Spay and Neuter Public Service Announcement
Activity: make a cat toy
Speaker: Animal Guest

Friday
Speaker: Guest Speaker
Activity: Dog Agility Training
Break
Craft: picture frame decorating
Game: Poop: To Pick or Not To Pick?
Game: Jeopardy/animal Trivia
Final Wrap-Up