Humane Rescue Alliance

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Kids Camps

Caring Kids Summer Camps

Each summer the Humane Rescue Alliance offers several week-long Caring Kids Camps. These day camps provide youngsters with an inside look at the day-to-day operations of HRA's shelter and medical center and give them an opportunity to meet and interact with dogs, cats, and small animals at our shelter, as well as a variety of “exotic” animals, ranging from snapping turtles and pythons to Madagascar hissing cockroaches.

Camp offerings change from year to year and may include field trips to large animal sanctuaries or a focus on animals and art. All HRA camps include plenty of companion animal time and informational sessions that teach animal behavior, while emphasizing responsible life-long animal care.

NEW: Animals and Art (August 6 -10)

Grades 5-8
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | $365

Session 1: All About Animals (June 25-29)

Grades 4, 5, 6
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | $365

Session 2: Animal Advocates (July 9-13)

Grades 5, 6, 7
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | $365

Session 3: Careers - Working with and for Animals (July 23-27)

Grades 6, 7, 8
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | $365


All Spring Break and Summer Camps are held at 71 Oglethorpe Street NW Washington, DC 20011. For additional information on our Humane Education Program, please contact Debbie Duel at [email protected].

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