Foster a Pet
About our Day Camps
Calgary Humane Society Day Camp is a place where kids connect with animals. Our goal is to provide a Calgary day camp for children to interact with and learn about the animals that share our world. An enthusiastic staff of instructors and friendly animals give your child an enriching experience filled with hands-on animal encounters, fun activities, crafts, and guest presentations. As they have fun, campers learn respect, compassion, and how to provide a lifetime of care for animals.
Activities are age and developmentally appropriate. Camps are a different theme each day, ensuring diverse experiences.
Campers will learn about animal characteristics, behaviour, and proper pet care. They’ll also have the opportunity to meet and interact with the following animals (if behaviourally and medically appropriate critters are in the shelter at the time of camp): bunnies, cats, dogs, reptiles, birds, and more!
We offer kids’ day camps for children in Grades 1 – 9 each year in the spring, summer, and winter.
Presentations for External Camps
We also offer Calgary Humane Society presentations for other, external camps that operate in Calgary and the surrounding area. This presentation can be provided outdoors or virtually. If your organization is interested in learning more about camp presentations, please email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PD Day Camps, Grades 1 – 6
For youth who love all animals, we have Everything Animal PD Camps. Campers learn about a wide variety of the animal friends that share our world. Animal themed games, crafts and activities are selected to showcase animal adaptations and diversity. Of course, animal camp would not be complete without interactions with friendly animals at Calgary Humane Society.
Camp Fee: $65
Winter Camps, Grades 1 – 6
For campers who want to spend their Winter Break with the animals, welcome to Happy Paw-lidays! Campers will learn about the wide variety of the animal friends that share our world, while working on some animal & winter themed games, crafts and activities. Weather permitting, campers will get to spend some time outside and observe some animals that stick around Calgary for the winter. Of course, animal camp would not be complete without interactions with friendly animals at Calgary Humane Society! To finish off the week, campers can enjoy a pizza lunch with an animal themed holiday movie.
Spring Camps, Grades 1 – 6
Walk on the Wild Side
Campers take a Walk on the Wild Side and learn about the wild cousins of our domestic animal friends. Domestication of animals is explored while activities and crafts focus on the amazing array of animal adaptations which make life in the wild possible. Games, crafts and animal interactions round out the week.
This theme provides buddying artists the chance to flex their creative muscles and create animal-themed creative projects. Activities involve creating projects inspired by the art animals create in our natural world. Of course, no day would be complete without interaction with our shelter animals! Perfect for the camper who prefers arts, crafts and creative projects.