The SPCA for Monterey County is offering one day Animal Camps for children ages 6 – 12. One day camps are offered during school breaks and will cover a wide variety of fun and interesting topics, everything from dog care to wildlife rescue. The fee for this awesomely fantastic new camp will be $55 per day and includes snacks and all materials needed for activities. Campers can sign up for one, some, or all! Camp sessions are from 9am to 3pm.
Questions? Call 831-264-5434 or email us.
Talk With The Animals – March 30 (ages 6 – 12): Have you ever wondered what your pet is trying to tell you? Learn all about amazing animal communication, and how they use their bodies to send messages to each other. Register now!
Barn – April 1 (ages 8 – 12): Learn all about The SPCA’s farm animals down in the barn. Play fun games, make pet toys, and spend time with horses, chickens, and lots of other adoptable pets. Register now!
Wildlife – April 2 (ages 8-12): Learn about the SPCA’s wild side! Learn how you can help wildlife, tour our Wildlife Center, and make toys for recovering SPCA wildlife patients. Meet some cool exotic adoptable pets and take a nature hike to find signs of wildlife at The SPCA. You’ll also meet adoptable cats, dogs, and more. Register now!
Cats – April 3 (ages 6-12): Explore the curious world of cats. Learn all about what makes kitties tick, from body language to their amazing senses. Make fun toys for cats, as well as crafts to take home, play fun games, and spend lots of one on one time with adoptable SPCA cats! Register now!
New! I Heart The SPCA – April 6 (ages 6 – 12): Spend the day with us learning all about the amazing people and pets that make The SPCA such a wonderful place for the animals! Tour behind the scenes, meet our “Animal Cops,” and spend lots of time with adorable adoptable pets! CAMP IS FULL
The SPCA’s week-long summer day camp offers children a unique mix of fun, exciting, and educational hands-on experiences. Animal Camp builds self-esteem and nurtures compassion. Attending campers develop an understanding of the shelter environment and a respect for all animals. Campers learn about animal-related jobs from professional guest speakers including SPCA Humane Investigators, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation technicians, and animal care staff, to name a few!
Program activities include lessons in animal safety and handling, guided nature hikes on the SPCA grounds, fun creative activities and many visits with adoptable animals in the shelter and barn.
What is The SPCA for Monterey County? What do they do? Do they only have dogs and cats? Is it true they have their own Animal Cops? All of these questions (and many, many more) will be answered during this awesomely fun camp! Campers will learn all about what makes The SPCA for Monterey County tick. Campers will get to know adorable adoptable animals, visit the Barn, The Wildlife Center, and hear all about animal-related jobs from professional guest speakers.
Campers will learn all about horses through respect, love, compassion, and fun! Offered by the popular and respected nonprofit equine learning program Hope Horses and Kids at SPCA Stables at Indian Springs, this camp is for young horse lovers ages 8 to 12. Campers will learn proper horse care, practice vaulting, enjoy art projects, spend one-on-one time with rescued horses, showcase their new skills with a horse show for their families on Friday, understand how they can help horses in need in our community, and so much more.
WHO: 8 – 12 year olds. Camps are limited to just 10 campers each.
SESSION DATES: June 8 – 12 and June 15 – 19
HOURS: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
WHERE: SPCA Stables at Indian Springs, 22400 Indian Springs Road, Salinas
COST: Sessions cost $350, including snacks.
If you would like to schedule a presentation, tour, or interview, please call us at 831-264-5434 or email us.
You can have your birthday party at The SPCA! Just have your parents call 831-264-5434 or email us for information.
SPCA experts are available to provide educational, entertaining, and engaging presentations to your class or community group. We can educate your group on a variety of topics from dog bite prevention to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
To schedule a presentation or for more information, please call The SPCA at 831-264-5434 or email us.
SPCA experts are available to provide educational, entertaining, and engaging presentations to your class or community group either at your facility or at The SPCA. We can educate your group on a variety of topics from dog bite prevention to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
The SPCA also offers tours of our facilities and education for scout groups to prepare them for animal-related badges. Tours are free to the public and must be arranged at least a week prior to your visit. School bus parking is available.
To schedule a presentation or tour or for more information, please call The SPCA at 831-264-5434 or email us.
To schedule a presentation on dog bite prevention or for more information, please call The SPCA at 831-264-5434 or email us.