Throughout the year, the Virginia Beach SPCA offers one-day workshops for children ages 6-12. These workshops are the provide young animal lovers with the opportunity to build compassion, make new friends, learn about careers in animal services, and spend time with a variety of critters. New workshop dates are added throughout the year, so be sure to check back regularly.
Vet for a Day Workshop:
Vet for a Day is an educational program that exposes your child to a potential career in veterinary medicine. With both introductory and advanced workshop options, children ages 6-12 are invited to participate in a fun exploration into the veterinary world. Workshops include a tour of the facility, an introduction to animal sheltering, and hands-on time with our veterinary staff. There is a limit of 12 students per workshop – Spots fill quickly! All Vet for a Day workshops take place at the the main VBSPCA Shelter and cost $90 per child.
2020 Vet for a Day Schedule:
Bow-Wow Workshop: This one-day workshop is the choice for kids who love dogs and want to learn all about dogs and their care! This workshop includes dog-related activities and crafts. All Bow-Wow workshops are at the VBSPCA shelter from 9:00am – 4:00pm and cost $90 per child.
2020 Bow-Wow Workshop Schedule
This one-day workshop is purr-fect for kids who love kittens and who want to learn all about kittens (and cats) and their care! This workshop also includes kitten-related activities and crafts. Kitten-Around workshop requires a minimum of five campers registered, three weeks in advance, to avoid cancellation. All Kitten Around workshops are at the Virginia Beach SPCA Main Shelter from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM and cost $90 per child.
2020 Kitten Around Workshop Schedule
For more information about one-day workshops, please contact us at Humaneeducation@vbspca.com.