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Education is a crucial component of the Idaho Humane Society’s mission to advocate for the welfare and responsible care of animals, protect them from neglect and cruelty, and promote humane awareness and compassion. The IHS strives to share the shelter’s mission and programs as well as teach younger generations about humane care for pets and safety around animals. 

Follow the links below to learn more about different educational opportunities offered.

At the Idaho Humane Society: Talks & Tours

The IHS offers talks and presentations on various topics about pets and programs at the shelter as well as tours of the facility. Click here for more information.

Friends for Life Camps

  • Summer Camps: Click here to learn about a unique opportunity for students ages 7 to 14 years of age to learn all about the shelter and various types of animals during our multiple summer camp sessions!

  • Spring Break Camps: Click here to learn about the opportunity for your child, ages 7-14 years of age, to spend part of their Spring Break at the Idaho Humane Society learning about animals, proper care, and humane welfare.
  • Mini camps: Click here to learn about the opportunity for your child, ages 7-14 years of age, to spend one day of their Fall and/or Winter Break at the Idaho Humane Society.


IHS Out in the Community: Classroom Visits & Civic Presentations

The IHS can provide a speaker for civic groups, clubs, and classrooms on a variety of shelter and pet related topics, including dog bite prevention presentations that are geared towards teaching young students safety with animals. Click here for more information.