Humane Education: Teaching Compassion
Programs: We offer a variety of education programs that fit the needs of the many people and groups in our community. If you would like more information about programs or to discuss a custom presentation please contact our Humane Educator at 207-985-3244 x 109 or email: email@example.com.
AWS Day Camps - Located at the shelter on Holland Road for students aged 7-10. The students have an opportunity to interact with a variety of pets, play games, and create crafts. Snacks are provided but bring a lunch. Download registration form here.
AWS Kid's Summer Weekly Camps - Children ages 7-13 can attend our fun and exciting summer camps. The students have an opportunity to interact with a variety of pets, play games, create crafts and go on field trips! (more...)
Kid's Birthday Parties! Having a birthday party at the Animal Welfare Society is easy, affordable, mess free and full of learning opportunities, not to mention fun with animals! Download a brochure.
Humane Action League
Humane Action League is an after school kids club that meets on Monday afternoons from 3-4:30pm. The club consists of students who love animals and want to be involved in animal welfare. The group spends time with the shelter animals, learning about gentle handling, proper care and behavior.
Portland Childrens Museum
Every third Saturday of the month AWS host an hour-long program at the Childrens Museum in Portland on different animal subjects. Check out our Calendar page for more info.
Classroom Visits- Our Humane Educator visits local school classrooms to teach a variety of informational animal-related programs. (more...)
Shelter Tours- School groups, community groups, girl and boy scouts and others are invited to schedule a visit and tour of the shelter. Take a behind the scenes peek at what we do! (more...)
Community Presentations- Our Humane Educator will visit local community groups to talk about the shelter or other animal related issues. (more...)
WishList: The Humane Education Department is in need of the following items:
- Animal Related Magazines
- Animal Related Books
- Art and Craft Supplies
- Animal Related Games
Questions or Comments? If you would like more information, please contact our Humane Educator at (207)985-3244 x109 or send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for more information? Check out our Information Links page to access helpful sites dealing with many areas of animal welfare.
Please visit our Contact Page for links to our Behavior Helpline, Spay/Neuter Helpline and Obedience classes.