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PMHS Day Camp!

July 12, 2021 - July 30, 2021
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Does your child love animals and want to learn more about how to care for and respect them in a fun and educational way? Pope Memorial Humane Society of Cocheco Valley is excited to be offering its first ever Day Camp Program starting this July!  Our day camp will be held as two half-day sessions. The first session will go from 9 AM to 12 PM and the next session will run from 1 PM to 4 PM.  We ask that you commit to a 5-day time frame for one of the session times.  At our camps, your child will learn more about our brand new facility, meet some of our residents, play games, do arts & crafts, and more!


For children in grades 3 & 4

July 12th to July 16th

Session Options:
9 AM to 12 PM
1 PM to 4 PM



For children in grades 5 & 6 

July 19th to July 23rd

Session Options:
9 AM to 12 PM
1 PM to 4 PM



For children in grades 7 & 8

July 26th to July 30th

Session Options:
9 AM to 12 PM
1 PM to 4 PM

General Camp Information and Rules

Registration fees: $150.00/participant

Includes: All activities, materials, and a snack. Campers should bring a refillable water bottle.

Camp Activities: PMHS camp is designed to be a fun and educational experience that will teach kids how to show care and compassion to animals. In addition to interacting with and learning more about some of our shelter residents, campers will also enjoy playing games, doing arts & crafts, and meet new friends.

Camp Staff: Campers will be led by two camp counselors who are part of our experienced Humane Education Program at the shelter. PMHS performs background checks on all our camp counselors.

Where and When: The shelter is located at 221 County Farm Rd, Dover, NH. The shelter is not open to the public except by appointment, however, the main entrance doors will be open when campers arrive. Campers should arrive just before the start of camp at 9 am.  For the morning session, children need to be picked up at noon.  For the afternoon session, children should be dropped off no later than 1 pm and picked back up at 4 pm.  All campers must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian each day. There will be a $15.00 fee for all late pick-ups.

What Should Campers Wear & Bring:

  • Campers should wear comfortable clothes that are appropriate for active and possibly messy activities
  • Closed-toe shoes, such as sneakers are required. If a camper comes with inappropriate footwear, they may be restricted from camp activities
  • We recommend all campers bring a refillable water bottle.
  • Campers should leave things of value at home such as money, toys, iPods, game consoles, etc. PMHS is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items
  • Please be sure all items brought to camp are labeled with the camper’s name


In Case of Emergency: In case of an emergency during camp, PMHS staff will contact the parent or guardian using the information provided during registration. If we are unable to reach a parent or guardian, a message will be left, and we will attempt to reach the person(s) listed as emergency contacts. If information changes at any time after registration, please be sure to notify our staff.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation made within 7 days before camp will not be refunded

Participant Behavior: While attending any PMHS programs, participants are expected to treat all others, including staff, other participants, and shelter residents, with respect and compassion. Behavior guidelines will be reviewed with all participants. Any participant demonstrating, they are unable to follow these guidelines may be asked to leave and/or maybe dismissed from the remainder of the program session. Refunds will not be available for participants who are dismissed for behavioral reasons.

We have zero-tolerance for bullying, fighting, or using any objects as a weapon. Use of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs is strictly prohibited. Violation of these policies is grounds for immediate dismissal from any PMHS program. Refunds will not be available for participants who violate these policies.

Camper Cell Phone Use: Campers who bring cell phones to camp will be permitted to use their phone to contact parents or guardians in case of emergency. Calling or texting during camp activities will not be permitted.


Start: July 12, 2021
End: July 30, 2021
Cost: $150


Venue Name: Pope Memorial Humane Society
Address: 221 County Farm Road
Dover, NH 03820 United States
Phone: 6037495322


Organizer Name: Pope Memorial Humane Society
Phone: 6037495322

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