Sign-up for camp at the HBSPCA and you’ll get to play animal-themed games, meet animal experts and get crafty. Discover how to care for animals, how to properly handle them and why it is so important to respect our animal friends!

  • March camp: March 14-18, 2016
  • Summer camp: July 4-August 19, 2016 – You can attend for one week, two weeks… or more!

While there is some touch and petting time with small critters, direct contact with the animals at the shelter is minimal.

Click here to register for march camp 2016!

At the HBSPCA, campers are the most important part of camp. To ensure our campers stay safe and have fun, we hire experienced and caring counsellors who possess:

  • CPR and Standard First Aid qualifications
  • Health and safety orientation
  • Behaviour Management Training (includes bullying and ages and stages)
  • Experience working with children

The HBSPCA Summer Camp maintains a 1 to 10 counsellor to camper ratio. Our team is made up of:

  • 1 Manager of Humane Education
  • 1 Summer Camp Supervisor
  • 3 Summer Camp Counsellors
  • 1 Arts and Crafts Coordinator
  • 5 volunteer Jr. Counselors (each week)



The Hamilton/Burlington SPCA recognizes the generous contribution of the Hamilton Spectator Summer Camp Fund