Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Fun Summer Adventure Camps Offered For Kids by Humane Society of Missouri

Mad Scientist Animal Lab
(SINISTER LAUGH) BUHAHAHAHA… STEP THROUGH THE PLASTIC CURTAIN INTO OUR LAB…Are you itching for a good time?  Are you vetting to be a veterinarian?   Is science your scene?  Are animals in the running as a career choice for you?   Slide on your safety goggles, snap on your rubber gloves and join us as we introduce you to the many science careers you can choose to help animals.  Visit our surgery suites and peer in our microscopes as we examine heartworm tests, view intestinal worms and identify pesky bugs.   This camp is full of all things yucky!  We’ll give you the symptoms and you make the diagnosis and conclusions.  Visit with a veterinarian and ‘try on’ a career in animal medicine.  Diagnosis?   A flea-riffic time!

Date:       WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
Where:     Humane Society Hdqtrs.
Time:       9:00 am –12:00 noon
Who:        Ages 8 to 12 (Campers will be divided into groups by age.)
Fee:          $35        (Capacity 50)
If Dogs and Cats Ruled the World
Imagine a world where dogs and cats ruled over the lands and made all of the decisions based on their needs and wants.   Can’t you just picture cats and dogs wearing crowns, sitting atop their thrones looking out over us humans who are waiting on them hand and paw?    They would all live inside and have soft cozy beds to sleep on and have personal chefs (owners) to fill their food bowls with yummy healthy meals and sparkling clean water.  They would have closets full of collars with engraved tags to choose from each day, personal stylists (groomers) standing by to brush their luxurious fur and personal trainers (obedience specialists) to make sure they exercise and stay in tip top shape.  They’d have balls to chase and Kongs to chew on and a doctor (vet) to call upon when needed.   Wait a second….all of these things ARE a reality for the dogs and cats in our families.   BUT, these are the dreams of the animals in our shelter….step inside our Headquarters Facility and see what we do at HSMO to make these dreams a reality for the homeless animals while they are here in our shelter.   Join us as we learn more about dogs and cats and lend a helping paw to get them adopted. 

Date:     THURSDAY, July 23, 2015              
Where:   Humane Society Hdqtrs.
Time:     9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Who:      Ages 6 to 12
Fee:       $35 (Capacity 30)
Kritters in the Kitchen
Bake, stir and roll your way into the Humane Society of Missouri to make some treats for our shelter friends!  Horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and critters love snacks just like we do!!  Yum!  Join us as we bake and create delicious, healthy snacks for our critter friends!!  Did you know that there are foods that we humans eat everyday that can make our animals friends really sick!?  Join us as we make safe and healthy treats with all natural ingredients that even we two-legged creatures can eat!!  Come with your sleeves rolled up, ready to get messy!  We’re going to have a howling good time!

Date:     TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015         
Where:   Humane Society Hdqtrs.
Time:     9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Who:      Ages 6 to 12
Fee:       $35  (Capacity 30)

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