Programs & Services

Camp Kindness

Camp Kindness at the Sacramento SPCA is a fun-filled way for kids to learn more about companion animals. Designed to foster awareness about animals, Camp Kindness can include games, crafts, tours, guest speakers, animal-related education, professional demonstrations, veterinary observation, discussions, and plenty of fun.  Camp Kindness takes place at the Sacramento SPCA, 6201 Florin Perkins Rd.

Sessions are held three times a year:

1. Spring session: March 22 and 23, 2016 (you choose one) for ages 7-11.  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Look for applications on our website in early February.
2. Summer session: Applications will be posted here on April 15, 2016 (Tax Day).  Sessions run 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  For planning purposes, 2016 session dates will be:

  • June 13-17 (Ages 10-12)
  • June 20-24 (Ages 7-9)
  • June 26-July 2 (Ages 10-12)
  • July 5-8 (Ages 5-6)  *New offering this year!  Hours for this session only will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • July 11-15 (Ages 7-9)
  • July 18-22 (Ages 10-12)
  • July 25-29 (Ages 7-9)
  • August 1-15 (Ages 13-15)

3. Winter session: During the winter holiday recess

Financial assistance is available for children of low-income families through the Bobbie Wortell Education Program. Detailed information is included with the application for each session.

For more information on Camp Kindness, call or email the Sacramento SPCA Humane Education Manager at (916) 504-2849.