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March Break Critter Camp

Registration for our 2023 March Break Camp is now open!!

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Join the Guelph Humane Society over March Break for fun-filled animal-themed programming! Through games, crafts, presentations, guest speakers, and with the help of some furry 4-legged friends, children will learn all about:

  • The important work we do here at GHS
  • Proper animal care
  • How to be a responsible pet owner
  • Animal behaviour
  • And so much more!

The program runs each day from 9:00am to 4:00pm over March Break (March 13-17, 2023). The days alternate between grades 1-4 and grades 5-8.  The cost for this program is $80 (taxes included) per day. 

For more information on our March Break Critter Camp and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (including our COVID-19 precautions and refund policy), please click HERE.

 

BEFORE and AFTER Camp Care:

Camp runs from 9:00am-4:00pm, before and after care is available at a cost of $5 per half hour, per child, per day. Space in before and after care is limited. If you require last minute care arrangements, please email programs@guelphhumane.ca to ensure your child’s spot. Last minute arrangements for before or after care may be subject to an additional charge.

Important Information:

Please fill out the registration form completely and include as much information on your child as possible.

Every day, campers need to bring a lunch and snacks, indoor shoes and outdoor clothing.

Children should NOT bring cell phones, ipods, ipads or fidget devices with them to camp.

We are NOT a peanut free facility.

Refunds or exchanges may be requested prior to February 27, 2023. Any refund or exchange requested prior to February 27, 2023 at 9:00am will be subject to a 20% administration fee. After said time, refunds will be issued at the discretion of The Guelph Humane Society Incorporated.  Please ensure that your order is correct before submitting it.

For more information, please contact the Guelph Humane Society via email at programs@guelphhumane.ca or by phone at 519-824-3091

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Summer Critter Camp

Registration for our 2023 Summer Critter Camp will open March 22nd, 2023!

Email programs@guelphhumane.ca with questions.

Details about our summer camp:

The Guelph Humane Society’s Summer Critter Camp happens in July and August! Join us at our brand-new building this summer each week from 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday to Friday for fun-filled, animal-themed programming! Through games, crafts, presentations, guest speakers, and with the help of some special 4-legged friends, campers will learn all about the Humane Society, proper animal care, animal behaviour, how to live with wildlife, how they can help animals in our community, and so much more!

For more information on our Summer Critter Camp and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (including our COVID-19 precautions and refund policy), please click HERE.

BEFORE AND AFTER CAMP CARE:

Camp runs from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Before and after care is available between the hours of 8:00am to 9:00am and 4:00pm to 5:00pm at a cost of $5 per half hour, per child, per day. Before and after care can be purchased online when you register for camp. Spaces available for before and after care are limited. If you require last minute before or after care arrangements, please email programs@guelphhumane.ca to ensure your child’s spot. Last-minute arrangements for before or after care may be subject to an additional charge.

Our 2023 Summer Critter Camp dates are as follows:

July 4th-7th– grades 1-4 (short week)

July 10th-14th-grades 5-8

July 17th-21st-grades 1-4

July 24th-28th-grades 5-8

July 31st-Aug 4th-grades 1-4

Aug 8th-11th-grades 5-8 (short week)

Aug 14th-18th-grades 1-4

Aug 21st-25th-grades 5-8

Aug 28th-sept 1st-grades 1-4

COVID-19 INFORMATION:

In order to create a safe environment for all children, staff, and volunteers, daily pre-screening, and physical distancing will be required to participate in this program.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Guelph Humane Society is staying on top of recommendations made by public health and all levels of government. As the situation changes, GHS will continue to assess and re-assess our plans. Registered participants will be notified of any changes to our current program policies. Furthermore, if the situation requires GHS to cancel our camp program, all registrations cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be refunded in full.

For more information, please contact the Guelph Humane Society at programs@guelphhumane.ca or call 519-824-3091.

Thank you to The Guelph Community Foundation for helping to fund camp for children in 2022 who otherwise would not be able to join us. 

 

 

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PA Day Critter Camp

Not sure about what to do with your animal loving child the Friday before March Break? On Friday, March 11th, we are offering the purr-fect program for children in Grades 1-4 to kick off March Break on a PAWsitive note! 

During our PA Day Camp, your child will:

  • Learn all about the important work we do here at GHS
  • Go on a tour of the shelter
  • Participate in animal-themed activities, crafts, and games
  • Meet some four-legged friends
  • And so much more!

Our PA Day Camp runs from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The cost for this program is $75 (taxes included) per day. 

BEFORE and AFTER Camp Care:

Camp runs from 9:00am-4:00pm, before and after care is available at a cost of $5 per half hour, per child, per day. Before and after care can be purchased online when you register for camp. Space in before and after care is limited. If you require last minute care arrangements, please email programs@guelphhumane.ca to ensure your child’s spot. Last minute arrangements for before or after care may be subject to an additional charge.

Important Information:

Please fill out the registration form completely and include as much information on your child as possible.

Every day, campers need to bring a lunch and snacks, indoor shoes and outdoor clothing.

Children should NOT bring cell phones, ipods, ipads or fidget devices with them to camp.

We are NOT a peanut free facility.

Refunds or exchanges may be requested prior to February 18, 2022. Any refund or exchange requested prior to February 18, 2022 at 9:00am will be subject to a 20% administration fee. After said time, refunds will be issued at the discretion of The Guelph Humane Society Incorporated.  Please ensure that your order is correct before submitting it.

For more information, please contact the Guelph Humane Society via email at programs@guelphhumane.ca or by phone at 519-824-3091