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Junior Humane Academy

October 12, 2019 @ October 12, 2019 - October 12, 2019


Have you ever wanted to get more involved with Whatcom Humane and the animals in our care but are too young to volunteer?  Welcome to the WHS Humane Academy!  Through hands on learning, guest speakers, and animal interactions, students will leave the Humane Academy with a better understanding of the inner workings of the Whatcom Humane Society and concrete ways they can help all animals in our community.

Animal lovers ages 10-12 years old are invited to attend our very first Junior Humane Academy workshop where they will be submerged in the world of animal welfare and pet care.  In addition to meeting other animal lovers, attendees can look forward to:

  • Learning animal body language & dog bite prevention
  • An introduction to pet care for various species
  • Hearing about animal-related careers from our staff
  • Creating enrichment activities to better the lives of shelter animals
  • Crafts, guest speakers, animal interactions and more!

Space is limited and advanced registration and payment are required.  Payment can be made online below.  Please click here to download the required authorization form.  This form can be returned via mail, fax (360-733-4746) or dropped off in person.

NOTE: This is a drop off event. Please have your child wear clothes they do not mind getting dirty.  Long pants and close-toed shoes are required.  Please bring a snack or lunch for a break halfway through the workshop. As part of our mission to advocate for animals, we respectfully encourage attendees to please bring only vegetarian or vegan food with them to our facility.

If you’ve attended one of our programs in the past, activities are likely to be similar.  We’d love to have you join us again!

Questions?  Please contact Kelsey at outreach@whatcomhumane.org or 360-733-2080 x3116.


October 12, 2019
October 12, 2019
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