Canines, Cats, and Critters!
Learn new and exciting facts about our critter world.
Critter Camp is a five-day camp where kids ages 6 to 11 are taught about various aspects of animal care and learn respect and responsibility for animals.
There are three camp sessions available: June 25-29 | July 23-27 | August 6-10
Sessions take place at Humane Indiana, located at 421 45th Ave, in Munster, IN, from 9-2. Campers are asked to bring their own lunches but snack and water will be provided.
Registration fee is $150 per week. Camp size is limited.
Each week we will experience a different and exciting theme, both Fun and Educational.
Examples of recent topics include:
Animal Careers (June 25-29) & (August 6-10)
Does your child want to work with animals when they grow up? Many animal careers are available for those who want work with and help domesticated and wild animals. Campers will work in and explore the shelter and will hear stories and participate in activities and games focused on animal behavior, wildlife rehabilitation, kennel management, veterinary medicine and animal control careers.
Pets you can get (July 23-17)
This fun and exciting summer camp introduces campers to animal sheltering and the many types of domestic animals that are available for adoption at Humane Indiana. It's raining cats and dogs at the shelter, but those certainly aren't the only pets that can become members of your family. Learn how staff help new families choose the perfect new companion and the wats we can keep out new family members healthy and happy.
Sounds fun right? Well it really is!
Simply fill out our registration form below and reserve your spot. Every camper is required to have completed our Critter Camp forms before participating in camp activities. For more information, please contact Nicole Harmon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation: Cancellations must be made at least one week prior to the start of your chosen camp session to receive a refund.
Late Fee: Children must be picked up promptly at 2:00 and no later than 2:15 pm. Parents/ Guardians will be charged a fee of $1 for each minute they are late after 2:30 p.m.
Disciplinary Action: Parents agree to read the Camper Behavior Contract form with their camper. Humane Indiana reserves the right to dismiss a child from session, without refund, for incidents of disruptive, harmful, or risky behavior.
First Aid: Humane Indiana will administer basic first aid. Humane Indiana will not administer over-the- counter medications. If an injury requires more than basic first aid, parents will be contacted to come take care of their camper.
Camp Preparedness: Please make sure that your camper is prepared for the activity provided each day. It is strongly recommended that participants wear close toed shoes and dress accordingly for the various activities planned.
Photography Release: Parents will review and sign a photo release if they give permission for their child’s picture to be used in public service, promotional, educational or internet materials for Humane Indiana.