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Humane Education for Classrooms

Calgary Humane Society works with local educators on teaching children about human rights, environmental preservation, empathy, and animal protection as interconnected and integral dimensions of a healthy, just society. There are several ways educators can bring these educational resources to their students—though field trips, presentations, and virtual learning.

We believe that all young people deserve the opportunity for Humane Education programming, so we do have subsidies available to help cover the cost of the program. Please contact us for further information about subsidized programming and bussing for your classroom.

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Field Trips to Calgary Humane Society

We are proud to offer customizable, half-day field trip programs for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students get the opportunity to connect with animals, complete fun activities, and learn about the only open-admission animal shelter in southern Alberta.

Learn more about field trips to Calgary Humane Society.

Field Trip Fee: $199.00

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Classroom Presentations

We believe that all children and youth deserve the opportunity for humane education programming. Our in-class animal presentations for schools are customized for the age groups receiving the presentation, ensuring every class gets age-appropriate information.

We can deliver these presentations in-class, online via Zoom, or during a field trip to Calgary Humane Society.

Presentation Fee: $99

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Community Group Tours

Tours are also available for groups outside of school who would like to learn more about our animals and what we do. These tours are open to Scout groups, Girl Guide groups, and others—even a group of curious friends. Tours consist of a 30-minute presentation about Calgary Humane Society and a 30-minute tour of the facility, where you’ll have a chance to meet the animals and learn about how we can help them have long and happy lives.

Tour Fee: $50

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