School's Out Days: Summer Fun

School's Out Days: Summer Fun

School's Out Days: Summer Fun

This program is SOLD OUT!

Join the Summer Fun at Peggy Adams with our week-long School’s Out program!

Learn all about dogs and cats and make toys and treats for them.  Express your creative side through arts-n-crafts. Play games and activities, and meet new friends, all while helping shelter animals!

Activities include animal interactions, storytime, guest speakers, behind-the-scenes experiences, and even an opportunity to earn some service hours (the number of hours earned varies per week/ guaranteed minimum of 10).

Program fee:

  • $275/ child for all five days

Program dates:

June 5-9            ages 6-8  *SOLD OUT*

June 12- 16          ages 9-11  *SOLD OUT*

June 19- 23          ages 11-14 *SOLD OUT*


July 10-14            ages 6-8 *SOLD OUT*

July 17-21            ages 9-11  *SOLD OUT*

July 24- 28          ages 11-14  *SOLD OUT*

Time:  9am to 3pm

  • Please note: this is a drop-off program.

You’ll be pleased to know that our education staff have professional teaching /education backgrounds and degrees.  All of our staff, teen and adult volunteers have been screened and approved by the state Level 2 Background Screening.


Ages 6-8 Gimme Shelter


Ages 6-8 Gimme Shelter

During this week-long exploration, kids to get involved and learn why shelters are needed and the great services provided by Peggy Adams. From how animals arrive here to how we find their forever homes, the days will be filled with meet-n-greets, arts-n-craft, games, and activities.

June 5-9 & July 10-14

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Ages 9-11:   Pet Parents

A week-long opportunity for kids to explore in detail what it means to be a responsible pet parent.  From what it costs and basic care to training… The week will be filled with meet-n-greets, arts-n-craft, games, and activities.

June 12-16 & July 17-21

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Ages 9-11:  Pet Parents



Ages 11-14   Jr. Animal Care Interns


Ages 11-14   Jr. Animal Care Interns

Jr. Animal Care Intern program is an opportunity for hardworking animal lovers. Participants will learn about dog and cat body language, roll up their sleeves and make animal diets, as well as toys and treats that will enrich the lives of our shelter animals while in our care. Time will be spent socializing with our animals and meeting new friends! Earn your service hours too!

June 19-23 & July 24-28

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  • Where to go?  We will meet in the lobby of the Lesly S Smith Adoption Center
  • What to wear? All children should dress comfortably and wear close-toed shoes
  • What to bring? Please provide lunch, snack, and refillable water bottle
  • What about masks?   We are asking that all participants follow CDC guidelines regarding masks
  • Can I sign up for a single day?  Sorry, No. This program builds upon concepts from the previous day.
  • How many children will be in the group?  Maximum 10- 12 children
  • Will you provide any snacks?  Yes, we will have lemonade or juice, water- and small individually bagged snacks. Please inform us of any restrictions
  • What’s the staff ratio?  1 to 4
  • Will kids be meeting animals?  Animal meet and greet will be incorporated throughout the day
  • Will they be outside at all?  Some games or activities might take place outside weather permitting
  • Will you be providing before care or aftercare?  Sorry, not at this time.

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