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Humane Society of Greater Rochester

Summer Camp

Lollypop Farm Summer Camp 2023 has ended, but the fun doesn’t have to stop! Check out the other programs for kids and teens here.

To be notified as soon as Lollypop Farm Summer Camp 2024’s registration opens, click here.

Lollypop Farm Camp is a perfect summer experience for children and teens who want to learn more about the animals they love! Your camper will love meeting new friends with similar interests, learning about the animals at Lollypop Farm, and exploring exciting jobs working with animals.

  • In-person camp hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Options for youth entering 2nd through 9th grades
  • Camp counselors have a passion for teaching and working with kids
  • Staff fully trained in First Aid and CPR on-site

2023 Summer Camp Program Options

Future Vet Camp

Teens entering 8th – 9th grades
Youth entering 6th – 7th grades
Youth entering 4th – 5th grades

Price: $305

July 10th – July 14th | August 7th – August 11th | August 14th – August 18th | August 21st – August 25th

Future Vet Camp is for young animal lovers who are interested in exploring a career as an animal care provider. We will discover just what it takes to become a veterinarian and explore many other animal-related jobs while beginning to build on the foundation for the vets of the future. As an added highlight, campers hear from our vets and vet techs about providing medical care for animals in an animal shelter.

Animal Ed-Ventures

Youth entering 4th – 5th grades
Kids entering 2nd – 3rd grades

Price: $295

July 5th – 7th* | July 17th – July 21st | July 31st – August 4th

This camp is intended for animal lovers that want to learn about and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at daily life at an animal shelter and farm. Each day there will be hands-on opportunities and engaging activities designed to promote the next generation of animal friends. Through interactive, hands-on lessons and featured guest speakers, campers will have the opportunity to explore animal-related careers, learn about animal welfare, and spend time with an array of animals. Campers will learn behavior and training tips, animal care, and proper handling techniques utilizing a variety of animals.

**There will not be camp July 3rd or 4th. Tuition for this week will be prorated at $177.

Advocates In Action

Teens entering 8th – 9th grades
Youth entering 6th – 7th grade

Price: $295

July 24th – 28th | August 21st – August 25th

Advocates in Action is the perfect camp for change-makers who want to make the world a better place for animals. We will explore a variety of animal welfare topics and learn how we can make a difference for animals in need. Campers will complete service projects like animal enrichment and adoption posters and create a Tik Tok video promoting a shelter pet looking for a new home! Campers will help the animal welfare professionals at Lollypop Farm affect legal change by engaging with lawmakers and changing the status quo.

Camp FAQs

Please review our Important Information document for camp policies.


Refund Policy
Please note we are unable to prorate weekly camp fees for any reason other than a legal holiday. We require written notice of session cancellation 14 days in advance of the session start date for refunds. You will be refunded the session tuition, plus a non-refundable processing fee of $85/session will be retained. Cancellation notices received fewer than 14 days in advance of a session beginning will result in a credit that may be used towards another 2023 camp session pending availability. Once a session begins, no refunds or credits will be given without a medical reason verified by your child’s pediatrician.


Contact the Humane Education Manager at (585) 223-1330 x173 or by email.


Already signed up for camp? Check out the Camper Portal here!

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