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Youth Programs

If your child has a passion for animals, find out how they can get involved at the Wisconsin Humane Society!

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NEW! Furry Tales Story Time

(Ages 2-4) Parents and caregivers can bring their youngsters to experience an interactive story time and meet some furry friends!

Birthday Parties 

(Ages 6 - 12) Celebrate your child's special day by partying with friends and animals! 

Camps

(Grades 1 - 9) A full day of animal adventure awaits! Join us for fun-filled winter, spring, and summer camps. Learn more about our Camp Scholarship Program here!

Kids Night Out

(Grades 1-6) While parents enjoy an evening to themselves, kids are invited to join us for an evening filled with exciting activities and animal friends! Happening every 2nd Friday of the month. 

Girl Scouts Night

(K5 – Grade 12) Girl Scouts can tap into their love for animals with exclusive access to badge-specific programs, interactions with furry friends, and make lasting memories with their sister Girl Scouts. 

Dog Care Merit Badge Clinic (BSA Scouts)

(Grades 5-12) Dogs can be a Scout's best friend! Work toward your Dog Care Merit Badge with the Wisconsin Humane Society.

Youth Volunteer Program Assistant Opportunity

(Ages 13-17) Teens can build leadership skills and gain experience while supporting youth programs at the Wisconsin Humane Society!

For more information, please contact a member of our Youth Programs Team:

Milwaukee Campus | Megan Katzuba | 414-431-6153
Ozaukee Campus | Jenna Crawford | 414-604-6154
Racine Campus | Rachel Schmitz | 262-554-6699 x5014

For all other inquiries, please click here to email us


Health Policy

To protect the health and safety of each of our program participants, we have the following health policy for youth programs at WHS.

  • Stay home if sick. 
    We encourage anyone signed up for a program who is sick to stay home and rest in order to not spread illness to peers.
  • Fever free for 24 hours.
    Any registrants should be fever free without the use of fever-reducing medication for 24 hours before attending a program.
  • COVID
    We ask registrants who test positive for COVID or who know they have been in close contact with sonone who is COVID position to follow CDC guidelines for quarentining and masking. 

If a program participant becomes ill during a program, WHS staff will contact a guardian to pick their child up early.