Learn about our native wildlife or how to train your dog at our upcoming seminars and kids summer camps.


SUMMER KIDS CAMPS

NOCTURNAL NATURE KIDS CAMP (VALPARAISO)

JULY 8-12, 2019
9:00AM–2:00pm
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AGES 6-11

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

Do YOU know what goes bump in the night? Nature truly comes alive after night fall, with so many species moving about that go unseen. Join us for a week long interactive camp focused on the animals of the night. From bats and owls, to skunks and opossum, these native species really know how to survive. Meet our nocturnal ambassadors and hear their stories of survival before calling Humane Indiana Wildlife home.

$150/5-day camp (per child)

$135/5-day camp for additional children and returning families (per week, per child)

$40/day (per day, per child)

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

CAMP DETAILS FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS


Guardians of the Wild Kids Camp (VALPARAISO)

JULY 29 - AUGUST 2, 2019
9:00AM–2:00pm
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AGES 6-11

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

We are all called to be guardians of those who cannot speak for themselves, our wildlife is no exception. Join our education staff for a week long camp focusing on different ways we can work together to aide in conservation efforts and truly work as guardians of the wild. Through service projects, hands on activities, and related games we will introduce your camper to native species within our community.

$150/5-day camp (per child)

$135/5-day camp for additional children and returning families (per week, per child)

$40/day (per day, per child)

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

CAMP DETAILS FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS


Caring for Critters Kids Camp (MUNSTER) - SOLD OUT

JUne 17 - 21, 2019
9:00AM–2:00pm
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AGES 6-11

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

One of the main goals at Humane Indiana is to ensure that animals adopted though our shelter find and stay in their perfect, forever home!! During this week's camp, our campers will learn the ins and outs of basic animal care. Whether you have a rabbit, dog, cat, or small mammal all of our pets need and deserve the best possible care we can provide them. Through interactive games and activities we will learn how to care for our animals physical and mental health while their spend their lives and some of our closest companions.

$150/5-day camp (per child)

$135/5-day camp for additional children and returning families (per week, per child)

$40/day (per day, per child)

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

CAMPS DETAILS FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS


Animal Careers Kids Camp (MUNSTER)

JULY 29 - AUGUST 2, 2019
9:00AM–2:00pm
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AGES 6-11

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

Do you want to work with animals? There are so many different types of animal careers that allow people to work with and help the animals, domestic and wild, that come into and out of our lives. This week we will explore the different animal careers that help make Humane Indiana a community leader in animal care. Hear stories and do activities surrounding careers focused in: Animal Behavior, Wildlife Rehabilitation, Kennel Management, Veterinary Medicine, and Animal Control. Our campers will work and explore the shelter during this week long camp, participating in activities and games centered around the lives of the animals that find sanctuary at Humane Indiana until they find their forever home.

$150/5-day camp (per child)

$135/5-day camp for additional children and returning families (per week, per child)

$40/day (per day, per child)

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

CAMP DETAILS FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS


Keeping Pets Safe & Healthy Kids Camp (MUNSTER)

JULY 22 - 26, 2019
9:00AM–2:00pm
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AGES 6-11

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

Whether it's a hike in the woods or a game in our own backyard, a lot goes into making sure our pets stay happy and healthy! During this week long camp our campers will be introduced to different animal behaviors and training tips that will encourage a healthy relationship with our own pets and others we may interact with. Our campers will have the opportunity to explore our shelter, learn from our behaviorists, and interact with some of our animals as we explore the ins and outs of healthy and safe pet ownership.

$150/5-day camp (per child)

$135/5-day camp for additional children and returning families (per week, per child)

$40/day (per day, per child)

USE CODE: 15OFF5DAYCAMP when you register 2 or more kids you’ll get $15 OFF!

CAMPS DETAILS FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS


WILDLIFE

Bat appreciation evening (VALPARAISO)

August 17, 2019
6:3PM-9:30pm
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Did you know there are nearly 1,000 bat species worldwide? Do you know which bats are native to Indiana? AND bats make up a quarter of all mammal species on earth. Get a close-up of their elongated fingers and winged membrane and join us as we learn all about this mysterious creature, the only mammal capable of flight. Then we'll head out to our wildlife grounds for some wild bat-watching! 

Activities include:
*Educational presentation by Tammy Peterson
* Night hikes to look for bats using acoustic monitors and night vision goggles
*Live bat mist netting demonstrations throughout evening


All ages welcome. Limited spots available.


DOG TRAINING FREE INTRO

A SOUND BEGINNING - DOG TRAINING FREE INTRO (MUNSTER)

JULY 6, 2019
11:00AM–12:00pm
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Whether you just adopted, or you’ve had your dog a long time, we can help! Join us to learn how dogs learn, best teaching practices, and how to begin a positive training plan! This class is presented by A Sound Beginning. This is a free, open class to general public for the first 25 people who register. Registration is required.


A SOUND BEGINNING - DOG TRAINING FREE INTRO (MUNSTER)

JULY 16, 2019
6:30PM–7:30pm
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Whether you just adopted, or you’ve had your dog a long time, we can help! Join us to learn how dogs learn, best teaching practices, and how to begin a positive training plan! This class is presented by A Sound Beginning. This is a free, open class to general public for the first 25 people who register. Registration is required.


A SOUND BEGINNING - DOG TRAINING FREE INTRO (MUNSTER)

August 3, 2019
6:30PM–7:30pm
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Whether you just adopted, or you’ve had your dog a long time, we can help! Join us to learn how dogs learn, best teaching practices, and how to begin a positive training plan! This class is presented by A Sound Beginning. This is a free, open class to general public for the first 25 people who register. Registration is required.


A SOUND BEGINNING - DOG TRAINING FREE INTRO (MUNSTER)

August 13, 2019
6:30PM–7:30pm
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Whether you just adopted, or you’ve had your dog a long time, we can help! Join us to learn how dogs learn, best teaching practices, and how to begin a positive training plan! This class is presented by A Sound Beginning. This is a free, open class to general public for the first 25 people who register. Registration is required.