humane education

Humane Education

Promoting Care, Compassion, and Respect for All Animals 

Our Humane Education program offers interactive educational experiences for youth interested in learning about animal welfare. We offer programming for Philadelphia schools.

Programs are for grades 3 and up, and we tailor the topics according to the needs and goals of each group.  The presentations are free of charge, although donations are accepted and appreciated.

1. On-Site Shelter Tours

  • Available at Erie Ave. Headquarters

  • All participants require a waiver signed by their guardian

  • Require a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 20 participants

  • Shelter education tours and activities last up to 2 hours

  • Require 1 chaperone per 10 students

  • Please fill out the form below to request a shelter visit.

2. Select Internships for High School students 

  • Limited internship opportunities are available for Philadelphia high school students throughout the 2022/2023 school year.

  • Philadelphia teachers and school staff, please email to discuss the request. 

If you are interested in discussing a special partnership for your class or school, please fill out form below and our program manager will get back to you shortly.