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Youth Programs

If you're a kid and you love animals, then you've found the right spot! The Wisconsin Humane Society has a variety of purr-fect ways for kids of all ages to get involved.

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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.

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 | Jenna Crawford | 262-554-6699 x5014

For all other inquiries, please click here to email us


  • Limiting enrollment for each program to maintain physical distancing
  • Asking families and staff to abide by a health policy and stay home if ill
  • Cleaning and handwashing
  • Moving activities outside when possible
  • Masks are currently optional at all WHS youth programs 

To protect the health and safety of each of our campers, we have the following health policy for youth programs at WHS. Your child may not attend a program if:

  • They have been in close contact with any person who has a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 within 10 days of the program’s start date.
  • They are diagnosed with COVID-19 and have not been cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities.
  • They have traveled internationally within 10 days of the program’s start date.
  • They develop symptoms of illness, including:

- Elevated temperature or fever
- Cough
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath and/or difficulty breathing
- Loss of smell and/or taste
- Fatigue, muscle aches, chills, shaking
- Persistent headaches
- Diarrhea
- Nausea
- Vomiting

We will ask at check in if your child is experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19. If your child is experiencing any symptoms, please do not send your child to camp and notify youth programs staff as soon as possible. If your child feels unwell during the program, we will contact you to pick them up.