NOTE: The June 13 - 17, June 20 - 24, June 27 - July 1 and August 1 - 5 camps are full. There is still space available in the Animal Crusader Camp, August 8 - 12.
Camps run from 9:00am to 12:00pm. The cost is $175 per camper, per session. Early Bird rate is $160, if registered by May 1st. A limited number of scholarships are available for families who demonstrate financial need. Please contact us for additional information.
All campers receive a t-shirt. Fresh fruit snacks and water bottles will be provided daily. Camps are limited to 20 students per session. When a session is full, a wait list will open up. We have a minimum of one camp counselor for every five campers, in addition to our Humane Educator. Camp counselors are high school or college students who are active members of the HHS Junior Board.
Session Date: June 27 - July 1
An introduction to pet animals and being a responsible caregive for children going into grades 1 - 3 (ages 6 - 8). Each day will focus on a different type of pet, from dogs and cats to reptiles and other friendly critters. Campers will learn how different pets have different needs and have a chance to interact with a variety of animals. Books, crafts, pets and animal related activities abound!
Session Dates: June 13 - 17, June 20 - 24, August 1 - 5
A Hinsdale Humane Society staple! For children going into grades 4 - 6 (ages 9 - 11). Campers spend the week immersed in animal interactions, field trips, activities and discussions that introduce them to the wonders of animals of all kinds!
Animal Crusader Camp
Session Date: August 8 - 12
An introduction to social responsibility and how to be a voice for animals to engage students going into grades 7 - 8. Crusaders focus on advocating for animals in a fun, educational environment. Campers learn about working with animals in a variety of ways - from campaigns to careers - and how they can begin to make a difference.
We hope to see you this summer! Activities change year to year and the learning experiences abound, so even return campers have a great time! View the video below for a taste of the experience!