Teaching kids about compassion for animals is important. At HSSW, we're inspiring a humane generation with programs and projects to get kids involved.
Thank you to program sponsor, VCA Animal Hospitals for supporting our youth programs!
School may be out, but the fun is still going at HSSW. This year, Discover Camp is going virtual! Campers will experience the fun of camp from the comfort of their own homes. Discover Camp at Home includes a fun Camp Kit delivered to your door and virtual camp mornings.
Get dates and details! Click here.
School Year Programs
Kids Club (grades 3-6) and Humane Academy (grades 7-8) are your kid's ticket to a year of learning. Once monthly, kids gather at HSSW for a fun mix of education, crafts, projects and (of course) time with the dogs and cats!
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Projects for Kids
From food drives to crafts, kids of all ages can support the animals of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington. Check out projects for kids that benefit the dogs and cats in our care.
Staying safe around pets is important! These handouts are a great way to teach kids at home or in the classroom.
Coloring Sheets - A fun, educational, and crafty way to teach kids about safe interactions with animals. Grab the markers and print off a coloring sheet to teach your child about Responsible Pet Ownership and How to Greet a Dog.
Safe Interaction with Pets - Knowing how to greet and interact with pets is important. Polite people-manners often translate to polite dog-manners. Common Sense Dog Interaction can be easy!