Community Awareness & Resource Education Series
LHS C.A.R.E.S. presentations address a variety of topics related to animal welfare and behavior. Seminars are free and open to the public with no registration or RSVP necessary. The program seeks to provide our community with the support and resources they need in their relationships with their companion animals, while encouraging a sense of responsibility for the welfare of all animals. All programs are held in the LHS Community Room and are for a human audience only.
For questions about LHS C.A.R.E.S. presentations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021 LHS C.A.R.E.S. Dates & Topics
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, LHS is making changes to our programs and services. We are diligently working to make as many programs accessible from home as possible. Please visit this page for frequent updates and other helpful information. We appreciate your ongoing support.
Kids & Critters Camp and Online Courses
Kids & Critters Summer Camp 2021
Our half-day mini camps promote development of safe animal-handling skills, encourage careers with animals and teach kids 7 -12 years old how they can help animals in our community. Campers enjoy a PAWS-itive summer break while expanding their knowledge of animal care, welfare and safety through interactive animal-themed games, activities and guest presentations. $185/session. Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Kids & Critters Summer Camp Schedule
Sessions are held Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please note that camp session registration will close on the Thursday morning prior to the first day of each session.
- Session 1: June 14-16 – Session Full/Registration closed
- Session 2: June 21-23
- Session 3: June 28-30
- Session 4: July 12-14 – Session Full/Registration closed
- Session 5: July 19-21
COVID CONSIDERATIONS – PLEASE READ
- Kids & Critters Camp will be held outdoors in 2021!
- Responsible social distancing will be observed.
- Staff and campers will be required to wear masks during camp.
- Parents will be asked to wear masks during drop off/pick up.
- Parents will provide masks for campers.
- Campers will be asked to bring personal snack/water bottle to camp daily.
- Regular hand washing/sanitizing will be promoted and practiced during camp.
*Please note that allergies to animals and peanuts cannot be accommodated. All necessary medications must be self-administered. Please review 2021 Kids & Critters Camp participation waiver here.
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Kids & Critters Online
Kids & Critters online courses now available! Longmont Humane Society is excited to announce the launch of our new online Humane Education platform for kids and all community members.Open now! Our Kids & Critters online experience is designed to expand your child’s understanding of animal welfare and safety through interactive animal-themed games, lessons and activities that promote the development of safe animal-handling skills, encourage careers with animals and teach kids 7 -12 years old how they can help improve the lives of companion animals in their community.
Affordable annual and monthly subscriptions available. Learn more and register here!
Facility Group Tours
*Please note that we are not offering public tours of our facility until further notice. Updates to this policy will be posted on this page when applicable. We appreciate your understanding and ongoing support.
Thank you for your interest in a visit to our facility! We offer group tours to our community during which a knowledgeable representative will speak to your group about our facility, the programs and services we provide and (if relevant) the importance of responsible pet care. Some tour content will be determined by the age range of the group that we are hosting.
Tours can be scheduled during our regular business hours of 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Tours last for approximately 45 minutes and must be completed by close of business. Group size is limited to a maximum of 15 people. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate and must be accompanied by one parent, guardian or group representative per tour.
To request a tour, please complete the Group Tour Request Form and return it at least 10 days in advance of your preferred date. Your request may be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, dropped off at the shelter during adoption hours or faxed to 303-772-2219 ATTN: Humane Education Coordinator. A shelter representative will confirm the date/time of your tour once your request has been received.
Consider a Donation During Your Visit to LHS
Longmont Humane Society is a 501(c)3 private, non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of animals. We provide temporary shelter to thousands of animals every year: dogs, cats, small mammals, and birds who are lost, abandoned, or surrendered. Loving attention, nutritious food, meticulous health care and daily exercise are standard parts of the high-quality care provided to each animal in our care.
We appreciate your group’s consideration of a donation of $25 per tour to help support our work in the community. If your group would prefer to bring a donation of supplies, please visit our Wish List page to see a list of items that will help our animals the most. Thank you!