2019 Summer Kids Kamp - July
Summer fun at the La Plata County Humane Society!

We are accepting 45 kids (3 kamps/15 kids per kamp), between the ages of 11-15 years old for a fun and educational opportunity to work with animals.

Kampers have hands-on learning opportunities with variety of pets and learn the importance of how to care for animals, be responsible pet owners and help to make our community a safer place for all animals.

2019 Summer Kamp Dates - Cost is $175/per kamp.

- July 15-18

Kamp begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m. daily (please arrive at 9:30 a.m. on the first day for orientation.) We ask that you to arrange reliable & timely transportation for your child at the conclusion of each kamp day.

Kamp activities include:
- Dog socializing
- Cat socializing
- Dog training
- Grooming 
- Dog anatomy & chiropractic care
- Presentation by one of our Animal Protection Officers
- Field trip to Wolfwood Refuge or Durango Dog Ranch

Kampers also get to observe our Veterinarian and medical staff in the shelters clinic. There, they will get to learn about the important work and life-saving programs that help animals in need.

Be sure your kamper is prepared to bring:
- Packed lunch and water bottle each day
- ONLY wears closed toed shoes
- Jacket in case of weather
- Signed copy of Liability & Photo Release Form on 1st day of kamp!

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you this summer!
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  • *15 kids will be accepted.
  • Please download Kids Kamp Liability Form located on our website. Have your kamper bring from with them on the first day of kamp!

    Once application is submitted, you will be redirected to our PayPal payments page to complete the transaction.

    Failure to pay will make application void.