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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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Birthday Parties 

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


(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 | Libby Peterson | 262-377-7580 x5947
Racine Campus | Rachel Schmitz | 262-554-6699 x5014

For all other inquiries, please click here to email us

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

Your child may not attend a program if:

  • They develop symptoms of illness, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
  • They are diagnosed with COVID-19 and have not been cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities.

Other health policies:

  • Masks are optional
  • If a program participant has been in close contact (15 minutes or more within 6 feet) with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 10 days, they must be free of symptoms and wear a mask to attend a WHS youth program.
  • If a program participant becomes ill during the program, WHS staff will contact a guardian to ask them to pick up their child
  • If your child’s status in any of the above categories changes at any time during your child’s participation, please notify youth programs staff and do not send your child the WHS youth program.