The Humane Society offers a variety of educational and recreational programming, including in-class presentations, birthday parties, camp programs, centre tours, and more.
Educating the next generation of kind and compassionate animal lovers.
A large part of our mission is to provide educational programming aimed at building the next generation of compassionate, kind, and caring pet owners. We offer a variety of programming for children ages 6+ and up, as well as adults, across both our Stratford and Kitchener animal centres.
Known for our award winning birthday parties, summer camps and vets in training programs, we are so excited to welcome you to our centres and share how we help people and pets in our communities.
PD Day Camps
PD Day camps offer a jam-packed day of educational, interactive, and engaging fun! Campers get a full tour of the centre, as well as animal interaction, games, and crafts.
Vet Summer Camp
A week-long specialty program for ages 6-12 that teaches young animal enthusiasts about becoming a veterinarian.
Summer camp at the Humane Society is a great way for children to learn about responsible pet ownership, animal handling, and daily care in a safe and fun environment.
March Break Camp (Stratford)
Our week long March Break Camp allows your little animal lover to cultivate their love for our furry friends in a safe, inclusive, and educational environment.
Vets in Training
Our Vets in Training program ranges from Jr. to Sr. and is available for ages 7-14+. The programs cover physical exams, X-Rays, an in-depth look into veterinary medicine, and more!
Calling all party animals! Children ages 6+ can celebrate their birthday with family and friends at the Humane Society with 2-hour parties at both the Kitchener and Stratford centres!
Pet Sitting Course
Our Pet Sitting course is a 3-week program for kids aged 8-12 that teaches children how to create, market, and run their own pet sitting business!
Yoga With Animals
Grab your yoga mat and enjoy an hour of Cat and Cows, Downward Dogs and Pigeons at the Stratford Perth Animal Centre. You can get in a workout AND be around adorable furry friends!
Join us for a fun evening of paint night! Come with friends or family—make it a date night, or just enjoy some me time and create your own masterpiece. We offer paint nights for both kids and adults.
Presentations & Tours
The Humane Society presentations for schools, organizations, groups, and seniors provide fun, interactive education about animals. Educational group tours of our centres are also available at both our Kitchener and Stratford locations for parties of up to 15-20 people.
Events at HSKWSP
The Humane Society hosts a variety of events for animal enthusiasts of all ages.