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Humane Society of Greater Rochester


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 6th grades
  • Camp counselors have a passion for teaching and working with kids
  • Staff fully trained in First Aid and CPR on-site

UPDATE: Camp Sessions are almost full! If you would like to get on the waitlist, click the “join waitlist” button below!

2024 Summer Camp Program Options

Future Vet Camp

Youth entering 4th – 6th grades
Youth entering 2nd – 3rd grades

Price: $305

Jul 8 – Jul 12, 2024
Jul 22 – Jul 26, 2024
Aug 5 – Aug 9, 2024

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.

UPDATE: All Future Vet Camp spots are currently full, please see below to fill out a the waitlist form.

Animal Ed-Ventures

Youth entering 4th – 6th grades
Kids entering 2nd – 3rd grades

Price: $295; Jul 1 – Jul 3, 2024 – $177

Jul 1 – Jul 3, 2024 – $177
Jul 15 – Jul 19, 2024
Jul 29 – Aug 2, 2024
Aug 12 – Aug 16, 2024

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 4th or 5th. Tuition for this week will be prorated at $177.

UPDATE: Most Animal Ed-Ventures classes are currently full. If you would like to join our waitlist, see the links below.

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 2024 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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