Join us and all of our animal friends this summer! HSTV is proud to host summer camps to educate East Tennessee students all about the humane world. Every camp and workshop will have humane lessons, games, arts & crafts, special guest instructors, recreation time, and, of course, plenty of animal play time! Camp fees will include a healthy snack provided by Whole Foods, a camp button, and a HEY! camp t-shirt.   

*** Early bird registration ends March 31, 2018. ***

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Cats! The Shelter Musical
Date: June 5th
Drop-off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: 3-5th
Early Bird Price: $45
Normal Cost: $60

Join us and all our Jellicle shelter friends as we learn all about being responsible cat owners!  During this camp, students will focus on musical theatre components (choreography, song, characterization and design), participate in a Cat Yoga class, and learn all about cat and kitten care.  Of course, it wouldn’t be a camp all about cats without lots of cuddle time!

 

Ryder’s Pet Heroes Academy
Date: June 7th
Drop-off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: K-2nd
Early Bird Price: $40
Normal Cost: $55

“No job is too big; no pup is too small!” This Paw Patrol themed camp will focus on ways kids can help homeless pets in need!  Join Chase, Marshall and the rest of the team as we embark on a day full of fun games, crafts, and play time with our shelter friends!

 

The Pet-Avengers!
Date: June 8th
Drop-off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: 3-5th
Early Bird Price: $45
Normal Cost: $60

Marvel, DC, dogs, cats…we love them all! With this special partnership with Nirvana Comics, students will not only have a chance to work hands-on with animals, but will also get to meet some of their favorite comic book heroes and some real-world pet heroes! Holy kittens in dog masks, Batman, this camp sounds amazing! *Students will be going to Nirvana Comic Bookstore. Students are encouraged to dress in their favorite hero or villain attire!*

 

Care for Magical Creatures
Date: June 16th
Camp Time: 9-1PM
Grades: Middle and High School
Early Bird Price: $25
Normal Cost: $35

Labara-Griffin-Dors! Huffle-pugs! Snifferings! Raven-paws! Hagrid might be off visiting his giant relatives, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn about the magical friends we call pets. Join us as we sort our shelter animals into their Hogwarts houses, learn about the needs of our pets, play with some of our furry friends, and more!  *Students are encouraged to dress up in their Harry Potter attire!*

 

No Pits Allowed
Date: June 16th
Camp Time: 4-8PM
Grades: K-2nd
Early Bird Price: $20
Normal Cost: $30

During this workshop, HSTV staff will draw the parallel between breed discrimination and bullying. Using pets that we all love and adore; our students will learn the value of compassion and respect for others. Of course, no HSTV camp would be complete without plenty of puppy and kitten play time!

 

The Veterinarian Academy: Pets 101 
Date: June 18-22nd
Drop-Off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: 5th-9th
Early Bird Price: $200
Normal Cost: $225

During this week, students will participate with hands-on lessons and activities involving the world of the wonderful animals that we call pets. This camp focuses on basic animal care and why it is important for our pets to receive veterinary care. Special guest instructors will include local veterinarians and clinic workers. *Students will be observing medical procedures, including Spay/Neuter surgeries, during this camp. Students will be going on a field trip to the UT Veterinary School of Medicine.*

 

Be Their Voice 
Date: July 10th
Drop-Off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: Middle and High School
Early Bird Price: $40
Normal Cost: $55

During this workshop, students will learn the many problems (dog fighting, pet overpopulations, hoarding, euthanasia, etc.) that face our animals and the lack of legal protections to help them.  Students will be guided in creating pragmatic solutions for these problems and will create a public service announcement to help educate our area.

 

William Shakespeare’s Bedazzling Guide to Acting with Majestic Pooches
Date: July 12th
Drop-Off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: Middle and High School
Early Bird Price: $40
Normal Cost: $55

“Bulldogs are adorable, with faces like toads that have been sat on.” –A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This workshop will focus on advanced theatrical elements and basics on Shakespearean acting. Students will study Shakespeare’s vibrant, colorful characters and cast our shelter canines in their new roles. Students will then be assigned a monologue and present the selection as the canine’s portrayal of the role. We’ll record monologues to help the animal get adopted. ** Students will be treated to a surprise performance.**

 

Pets and Worms and Germs. Oh My!
Date: July 13th
Drop-Off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: K-2nd
Early Bird Price: $35
Normal Cost: $50

Worms and germs can pose terrifying threats to our furry family members! During this camp, students will get a little messy and crawly as we learn all about these animal dangers and how to treat/prevent them. While we will not be handling live specimens, we will certainly be getting our hands dirty!

 

No Pits Allowed
Date: July 21st
Camp Time: 9-1PM
Grades: 3-5th
Early Bird Price: $20
Normal Cost: $30

During this workshop, HSTV staff will draw the parallel between breed discrimination and bullying. Using pets that we all love and adore; our students will learn the value of compassion and respect for others. Of course, no HSTV camp would be complete without plenty of puppy and kitten play time!

 

Pikachu’s Pet Project
Date: July 21st
Camp Time: 4-8PM
Grades: 3-5th
Early Bird Price: $30
Normal Cost: $40

Gotta save them all! During this fun workshop, students will participate in fun crafts and activities focusing on the colorful world of Pokemon! Pokemon Go Shelter Style. This camp will use Pokemon to explore animal welfare themes and importance of proper pet care. *Students are encouraged to wear their favorite anime gear!*

 

Jr. Dog Trainers
Date: July 23-27th
Drop-Off Time: 8-9AM
Camp Time: 9-5PM
Grades: Middle and High School
Early Bird Price: $200
Normal Cost: $225

Join HSTV as we embark on a week long camp focusing on the importance of stepping inside a dog’s shoes…paws…fur-flops? During this week-long camp, students will learn to read a dog’s body language, gain animal safety skills, master basic training techniques, and more! Students will be working hands on with puppies and adult dogs during this course.

 

 

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