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Event Series Event Series: Shelter Helpers (ages 12-16)

Shelter Helpers (ages 12-16)

August 5, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Shelter Helpers is a fun in-person program specially designed for students looking for opportunities to help their community. Perfect for young animal lovers (8-16 years-old) Shelter Helpers will explore different ways that youth can help homeless pets.

Participants may create a variety of enrichment toys, devise adoption promotion materials, and participate in keeping the shelter grounds tidy – not to mention get some hands-on animal socialization time!

*Program hours are eligible to be signed off as service hours

-8-16 years old
-Participants must arrive on time and stay for the entire session.
-Show respect to all animals (including humans too!)

-Morning sessions (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) are reserved for participants ages 8-11 years old
-Afternoon sessions (1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.) are reserved for participants ages 12-16 years old)
-5-10 students will be in attendance at each session.
-Registration is required.
-Guardians can drop-off and pick-up program participants at the Training and Education Center entrance.
-Participants must wear clothes that can get messy and closed-toe shoes with rubber soles.