Education Programs

Whether you’re a parent looking for programs for children, a student or teacher interested in learning about our shelter, or want to look through the educational partnerships we offer, this page contains all of the information that you need!

**Please note due to the ongoing situation surrounding COVID-19, many of our education events are canceled until further notice. Please stay tuned for more updates.**

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Kits and Cuddles is a fun program that you and your child can enjoy together. Book a private Cuddle with some of our shelter animals for your group and complete the experience with an at-home Kit filled with fun animal-related activities. Click to learn more.

Education Programs: Pups & TotsPOSTPONED
Pups & Tots is great for children up to the age of four. This hour long class will include story time, an activity, and of course visits from furry friends. Click to learn more.
Education Programs: Super Paws Kids ClubPOSTPONED
With separate programs for ages 6-8, 9-11, and 12-13; this hour and a half long program is a great way for kids to learn about caring for animals, building empathy and being kind to our furry friends. Click to learn more.
Education Programs: Birthday Parties
Whether you’re 6 or 60, children and adults both agree that having a party at the Humane Society of Broward County is a tail-waggin’ good time! Click to learn more.

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Animal loving kiddos from ages 6-17 can enjoy such fun events like Day Off from School Camp, our Spring Break Camp, our Summer Camp, Junior Dog Training, and more!

Teen programsPOSTPONED
We offer several fun teen camps and ways for teens to earn Service Learning Hours for school. Click to learn more.
Donation Dogs This page is dedicated to all the wonderful children who make donations to the Humane Society of Broward County. Click to learn more.

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Are you looking for a safe, reputable organization to oversee and assist your children with their virtual schooling? The Humane Academy is for children 9 to 13 years old and runs from August 31, 2020 to October 2, 2020. Sign up for one week, or the whole month.

Wags and TalesAn exclusive partnership with the Broward County Libraries and the School Board of Broward County, the Wags & Tales program provides a non-judgmental audience for students experiencing difficulty with reading. Participants learn how to be safe around animals as well as what a loving friend, a dog, can be as they improve their reading skills.
Purrs and TalesPOSTPONED
The success of the Humane Society of Broward County Wags & Tales program has led to the creation of a new program at the shelter called Purrs & Tales. In the Purrs & Tales program children will have a chance to come to the shelter and read to our adoptable cats.
Service Project IdeasClick here to view some ideas of things you can do to help animals for your project.
School Report ResourcesYou can download your own guide to the Humane Society of Broward County to assist you with your report! Click here to view the document.
Reading ListThe books listed here were selected based on their literary merit, their depiction of the human-animal bond and kindness toward animals, and their ability to promote empathy and compassion toward animals.
Tours and Presentations Interested in bringing your students on a tour of our facility, or would you like us to visit your classroom? Click here to view our variety of program options, with programs suitable for all grade levels.
Character EducationCharacter Education is the process of helping young people know, care about, and act on core values. Click here to view and download our Character Education Lessons.
Pet Press Newspaper
Have you heard about the animal newspaper for kids? It’s called Pet Press and it’s designed for kids 7 to 10 years of age. Click here to learn more.

Book Pals

Book Pals is our newest program that welcomes children ages 5-15 years to register for this 3-month reading program, hosted here at the Humane Society of Broward County. 

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PartnershipsThe Humane Society of Broward County is proud to partner with a variety of organizations that nurture and inspire the young people in our community.Click here to learn more.
Girl Scout PatchDid you know that the HSBC has its own Girl Scout Patch? Click here to learn more.

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The Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program uses volunteers and their companion animals to provide social therapy to comfort children and adults with special needs or those experiencing life’s stresses. Click here to learn more.

Looking for information on Service Dog or Emotional Support Dog certifications?

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Still interested in learning more?
Please contact our VP of Education, Caroline, at 954-266-6815 or you can email her.
Thank you for your interest in the Education Programs here at the
Humane Society of Broward County!

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