Humane Heroes Summer Camp
July 16–July 27
Mondays–Fridays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
The powers of empathy and compassion can make you a Humane Hero.
Learn how to get these powers by joining the Humane Heroes Summer Camp!
- Make new friends!
- Spend time with animals!
- Visit cool places like Willowbrook Wildlife Center and more!
About the Program
- Hosted in The Anti-Cruelty Society’s auditorium with various field trips.
- Participants: 10-12 year-olds. Space is limited to 30 students.
- Fees/Scholarship Details: $325 registration fee for the 10-day camp.
- Scholarships will be available.
- Online registration will begin March 19th
2012 Humane Heros Summer Camp Schedule:
*Please note that the calendar is subject to change.
|July 16||Becoming Super Heroes!||Get to know each other and our super powers. Preview the days ahead.|
|July 17||Decisions, Decisions….||City Farm/
|Look at daily choices; identifying those choices that do more good and less harm.
|July 18||How Much Did That Really Cost?||Green Heart||Kind shopping; every dollar we spend has the power to help.|
|July 19||Be Upstanding;
Don’t be a Bystander
|A fun workshop led by Imagination Theater, using acting to explore how we can all take a stand for others.|
|July 20||Being a Hero for our Furry Friends||Learn how to care forcompanion animals in our homes and communities.|
|July 23||Entertaining Animals||Animals can be fantastic ambassadors for their breed and/or conservation, but they should always be treated with respect.|
|July 24||Save the Planet!||Willowbrook Wildlife Center||Tour the facility, take a walk on the nature trail, and learn about the now extinct passenger pigeon.|
|July 25||Tell a Tall Tale (of Tails)||Comic books, novels, action movies… find examples of humane heroes and learn how to tell a compelling story.|
|July 26||Keep It Clean||Chicago Beach||Visit a local beach, learn about the global connections of waterways, and conduct a cleanup. Afterward, reward ourselves with a fun picnic at the beach (with clean hands, of course).|
|July 27||Celebrate Good Times…
|Transform into your very own humane super hero. Present to the group on how we have become empowered to make this world a better place.|