winter PROGRAMS AT THE RICHMOND SPCA 2018
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

The Richmond SPCA offers unique camp opportunities for children ages six through eleven in the month of December. For additional details, and to register, click the link beneath the appropriate session or call 804-521-1327.

Refund policy:  Every effort will be made to accommodate enrollment changes based on session capacities.  Cancellations made prior to two weeks before camp are entitled to a refund of half of the enrollment fee; refunds will not be available for cancellations made within two weeks of the start date of any given session.  


Holiday Craft Camp (ages six through eleven): December 15 

Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $55/day

Kids between the ages of six and eleven are welcome to join us on Saturday, December 15 for a craft camp! Campers will make holiday related crafts, tour the Richmond SPCA, and even interact with some of our adoptable pets. 

 


Pajama Party (ages six through eleven)
: December 20

Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $55/day 

Schools out and pajamas are in! What better way to start your winter break than having a pajama party!  Join us at the Richmond SPCA for a day filled with animals, a movie and more. Your child will show off their fort-building skills and shake things up while making a batch of delicious ice cream.  Don’t forget to wear your favorite pajamas!


Extended care is available at no additional cost and your camper may be dropped off as early as 7:45 a.m. and picked no later than 5:30 p.m.



Fun with Cooking (ages six through eleven)
: December 21

Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $55/day 

Does your child show an interest in creating delicious snacks for family and friends?  If so, join us at the Richmond SPCA for a day full of flavor! Campers will put on their own chef hats, whip up a pizza for lunch, participate in a blind taste test, and enjoy other food inspired activities throughout the day.  Since this is a food-based camp, please keep in mind that we will be using various types of ingredients. Please include all food allergies when registering for camp.

Extended care is available at no additional cost and your camper may be dropped off as early as 7:45 a.m. and picked no later than 5:30 p.m.




Camping Adventure (ages six through eleven): December 26

Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $55/day 

Join us at the Richmond SPCA for s’mores indoors!  Campers will enjoy a day of adventure constructing tents out of cardboard boxes, make a compass that will lead them to the trail mix and craft a kaleidoscope that lets them view the stars. Bring a sleeping bag and your favorite campfire stories!

Extended care is available at no additional cost and your camper may be dropped off as early as 7:45 a.m. and picked no later than 5:30 p.m.




Daytime Detective (ages six through eleven): December 27

Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $55/day

I detect a fun day at the Richmond SPCA!  Campers will put on their special agent badge and investigate one puzzling mystery by collecting fingerprint evidence, cracking secret codes and learning what it all means.  

Extended care is available at no additional cost and your camper may be dropped off as early as 7:45 a.m. and picked no later than 5:30 p.m.




Lights, Camera, Action (ages six through eleven): December 28

Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $55/day

Let’s hit the stage and act out!  Join us at the Richmond SPCA for a drama filled day where campers write their own script, design a wardrobe fit for a star, and learn how to train our furry friends for the spotlight.  Campers will show off their talents all day long!

Extended care is available at no additional cost and your camper may be dropped off as early as 7:45 a.m. and picked no later than 5:30 p.m.




All activities take place at the Richmond SPCA's state-of-the-art Robins-Starr Humane Center.

For more information about Camp Programs at the Richmond SPCA please contact our humane education coordinator by phone at 804-521-1327 or email mjordan@richmondspca.org.

Please click here if you would like to make a donation in support of scholarships that allow children in need to attend Critter Camp.



Summer Programs

Critter Camp registration for summer 2019  will open Feb. 1, 2019. If you'd like to be alerted about Critter Camp and other children's programs at the Richmond SPCA, please email Melissa Jordan to be added to our humane education email list.