The Humane Society of St. Joseph County is dedicated to the education of our community’s youth. Throughout the year we have visited dozens of students in local schools and hosted many youth events at the shelter. Junior Humane Society offers a chance for a more one-on-one experience that will instill lifelong animal knowledge and compassion.
Junior Humane Society is a one week day camp that takes place from 9am-4pm Monday– Friday. Campers are asked to bring a bagged lunch and a drink except for on the day we visit a local farm where pizza & drinks will be provided. A camp tee-shirt will also be given to each Jr. Humane camper.
We are hosting TWO separate weeks of camp for different age groups. Week 1 is designed for children entering grades 4th-6th in the fall. Week 2 is designed for children entering 7th-9th grades in the fall.
Week 1: July 18th-22nd
Week 2: July 25th-29th
Camp activities include: A tour of Newton Farms in Lakeville, A tour at Western Veterinary Clinic, Humane Officer presentation, Animal Rehabilitator presentation, In-shelter animal handling & dog walking, special crafts, animal welfare activities and much more!
Drop-off is at 9am and pick-up is at 4pm unless other wise stated.
There is $125.00 camp fee per child. This includes activity fees, snacks, a camp T-shirt and a pizza party.
Pick-up an application at the Humane Society office. Please have your camper’s registration forms turned in and fees paid by July 8, 2016 to reserve their spot. Register Early– limited spots available.
Registration forms can be emailed, faxed, mailed or brought in to the shelter prior to July 8th, 2016. Email completed applications to [email protected]. Payment of camp fees must be made by July 8th, 2016 to reserve your child’s spot.