Youth Programs


Mini Camps

Mini Camps are 1.5 hour Humane Education programs for PreK-8th grade students that teach empathy, respect, kindness and responsibility toward animals. The mini camps are great for school, youth, or scout groups.

What is included?

All mini-camps are about 90 minutes and include a tour of SICSA's adoption center, a visit in the cat room and puppy town, and a selected theme activity.

Choose Your Mini Camp

Tots and Tales (PreK-2nd Grade): Children will learn how to interact appropriately with pets and learn basic pet care including a visit with SICSA pup or cat. Book List
Service Project Camp (K-8th Grade): Students will choose a pet and make an “adopt me” poster that can be displayed at school or businesses to help a homeless pet find their new home.
SICSA Science (3rd-8th Grade): Students will see real life science and learn more about the science of caring for animals at SICSA. Children will also have a visit with SICSA puppies or kittens. Scouts will be eligible for their Pet Care Badge.

Fees & Scheduling

Camps are $6 per student with a $60 minimum. A $60 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking. This fee is applicable towards the final cost of your mini-camp. To schedule a camp, please call 937-294-6505.

Classroom Paw-Pack To Go               

SICSA's Humane Educator will come to your classroom with puppies or kittens for a presentation about SICSA and deliver a Paw-Pack of humane education materials for your classroom to keep. 

Here is what your pack includes:

  • The book: It's Raining Cats and Cats by Jeanne Prevost with readers' theatre scripts.
  • The book: "Let's Get a Pup!" Said Kate by Bob Graham with lesson plan, Are You Ready for a Dog?
  • SICSA bookmarks
  • Adopt-a-Class certificate from SICSA
  • Paw-Pack booklist poster of humane education books


Fees & Scheduling

Classroom Paw-Pack To Go is a $100 donation and is scheduled Monday-Friday between 10am-2pm for the kitten/puppy visit and delivery of the Paw-Pack. To get a first-hand look at SICSA, a Skype question and answer session can also be scheduled. To schedule a Paw-Pack To Go, please call 937-294-6505.


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