Youth Programs

Birthday Parties

Calling all party animals... celebrate your birthday at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society! 

Click here for birthday party information and reservation form. 

Kids & Critters Camp
Kids entering 2nd-6th grades in the fall of 2014 can spend their summer afternoons learning all about animals and participating in a wide variety of demonstrations from local experts. Campers make friends with other, have fun with arts & crafts, and spend a lot of hands-on time with the animals in our shelter. 2014 Registration

2014 Camp Schedule

  • June 18, 1-4 p.m., for incoming 2nd & 3rd grade students

  • June 23-27, 1-4 p.m., for incoming 2nd & 3rd grade students

  • July 14-18, 1-4 p.m., for incoming 4th – 6th grade students

  • July 23, 1-4 p.m., for incoming 2nd and 3rd grade students

  • August 4-8, 1-4 p.m., for incoming 4th – 6th grade students

  • August 13, 1-4 p.m., for incoming 4th – 6th grade students

Humane Heroes-currently in session; new enrollment begins September 2014
Humane Heroes is a junior volunteer program for kids ages 8-11-years-old (kids 12 and older are eligible to become a DRHS volunteer with a parent or guardian). Humane Heroes is held the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon, September through May. Cost to enroll is $25 per child. 

Each monthly session includes the chance to socialize with an adoptable cat or dog and to learn about pet responsibilities through games, crafts, and other activities.

For more information, please contact Courtney at 563-583-3314 or