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NCAL Summer Camps

Our summer camp programs aim to create young ambassadors to be voices for animals in our community and beyond by giving them tools of information, understanding, empathy and respect. Upon completion of program, participating children take away what they learn and model behaviors to their friends and family, thus helping us spread our message and creating a more compassionate community. NCAL is committed to providing humane education programs in recognition of the fact that a mind we help shape today is one who will help us create a better tomorrow. All our sessions will take place at our shelter location in Morrisville, VT. We will be offering two different categories of summer camps:

 

1) Humane Heroes Camp:

Children will be provided with an opportunity to unplug and connect with the amazing world of animals as they experience 5 days of exciting animal interactions and summer camp activities, including interactive animal-themed games, exciting field trips, demonstrations by experts from the field, hands-on projects to help support our animals and much more! We firmly believe that by teaching today’s youth about animal rights, protection and ethics, and how they can take action to make the world a better place, children become empowered change-makers of tomorrow. Our programs incorporate curriculum that teach respect, responsibility and empathy, while helping children develop critical thinking and decision-making skills based on compassion, tolerance and integrity. In essence, it sets learners upon a valuable life path, based on firm moral values. 

WHO: For children and youth with an interest in animal welfare and advocacy 
WHERE: North Country Animal League  
WHEN:
9am-3:30pm 
SESSION 1: 
June 24-28, 2019 (Ages 8-11)
SESSION 2: 
July 15-19, 2019 (Ages 12-15)
EARLY BIRD PRICE:
$295 ($250 for each additional sibling)
PRICE FROM JUNE ONWARDS: $325 ($280 for each additional sibling)

 

2) Be a Vet Camp:

In partnership with Sequist Animal Hospital and incorporating a more academic approach, this program will immerse participants into 3 days of hands-on practical training in preventative care, emergency response, physical analysis and even surgical procedures! Participants will be introduced to an understanding of basic feline and canine anatomy; basic CPR and first-aid on companion animals; administering injections; administering bandages; identifying common ailments and more. We hope to give the future veterinarians of our community a glimpse of the exciting career that lies ahead. 

WHO: For children and youth with an interest in natural sciences and veterinary medicine 
WHERE: North Country Animal League
WHEN: 9am-3:00pm 
SESSION 1: 
July 23-25, 2019 (Ages 8-11)
SESSION 2: 
August 6-8, 2019 (Ages 12-15)
EARLY BIRD PRICE:
$225 ($180 for each additional sibling)
PRICE FROM JUNE ONWARDS: $265 ($220 for each additional sibling)

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Closed-toed, rubber-soled shoes are required to protect your child’s feet;
  • Provide water bottle, packed lunch and snack for your child;
  • Please contact: lusana@ncal.com if you require financial assistance.

 

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Come find your next best friend!

To date, North Country Animal League has taken in, cared for, and found homes for over 11,000 homeless animals. Connecting humans with animals is what we do best - whether it be through adoptions, education and outreach, or volunteer opportunities. We created this video to show you what you can expect when you come to NCAL to find your next best friend!