Camps at HSC

Camps at HSC

Spring Camps

Get ready for giggles, gooey discoveries, and furry friends at the Humane Society of Charlotte’s Spring Day Camps! Dive into the amazing world of animal care with two exciting independent camps, perfect for curious minds in 2nd-6th grade! Please Note: Each camp runs from 9 am to 3 pm and costs $100 per day. Each day is an independent day of camp. Sign up for one or both days for double the fun (and animal love)!

April 4th: That’s Gross, But Awesome!

Roll up your sleeves and explore the not-so-glamorous, but essential, side of pet ownership! Learn how we keep paws healthy, tummies happy, and fur clean through fun hands-on activities. Discover why drool isn’t disgusting, poop tells tales, and how bugs play a surprising role in animal care. Prepare to be grossed out (in the best way) and gain valuable knowledge about responsible pet ownership!

April 5th: Superstars for Animals

Do you dream of working with animals? This camp is your backstage pass to the Humane Society of Charlotte! Meet our dedicated staff, peek into the daily operations of an animal shelter, and learn about the countless ways you can make a difference in animal lives. Spend quality time with furry friends, gain valuable animal knowledge, and discover your inner animal superhero!

   

Summer Camp

Experience Summer Camp with HSC! Get to know the ins and outs of our Animal Resource Center, learn how to best care for cats and dogs, get crafty with enrichment, gain hands-on experience, and meet plenty of cats and dogs. It’ll be a barking good time!

Sponsorships are available for those students who qualify. Click here to learn more.

Happy Campurrrs
Rising 1st and 2nd Graders 

Campers will explore what cats and dogs experience at the shelter to find their future homes and learn about what you can do to help them along the way. We will cover topics like animal communication, enrichment, and how to show compassion. This camp is $345.

Adventures in STEAM 
Rising 3rd – 5th Graders 

How has STEAM advanced animal care and well-being? In this camp we’ll dive into veterinary medicine, physical/behavioral therapy and how technological advancements improve the lives of our beloved animal friends. This camp is $345.

Raising Bright-Eyed Buddies 
Rising 6th – 8th Graders 

The first years are important for any species, but the first 12 weeks of life are crucial for kittens and puppies. These first experiences mold the personality of an adult animal. In this camp we get to dive into the needs of juvenile cats & dogs, establishing techniques to develop social, healthy and self-assured sidekicks. This camp is $345.

Paw-sitive Impact for Teens with Disabilities 
16 – 19 Year-olds 

Looking for a way for your teenager with disabilities to gain animal experience and have some fun? This camp welcomes teens with mobility, sensory and neurodivergent disabilities to explore animal connection with recreational and vocational experiences. We’ll get hands on with animals and learn about the Humane Society of Charlotte! This camp is $150.

Extended Care Add On 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm each day after camp 

$70 (1st– 8th Graders) 
Unavailable (9th– 12th Graders) 

For more information, please contact education@humanecharlotte.org.

To join our summer camp waitlist, click here.