Summer Camp '23 Registration Now Open!
AWA’s Educational programming teaches people of all ages to understand and care for animals by fostering compassion, respect, and empathy for all living things through:
- emphasizing the connection between pets and people
- education on animal issues and their societal effect
- teaching the basics of animal safety
- strengthening the human-animal bond
- giving underserved children a chance to feel the unconditional love animals provide
- teaching compassion and kindness to the next generation of animal advocates
- providing fun, effective ways to learn
Scouts can come to AWA to earn their animal-related merit badges, play fun games, make enrichment for our animals and make a difference in saving the lives of animals!
Animal lovers 6+ and their friends will play animal-themed games, make enrichment for our animals, and tour our Adoption and Education Center to see the animals!
Kids Day Off Camps
Kids have a day off from school? AWA's Day Camp provide a fun day of games, crafts and more from 9-3 on school holidays and breaks. A fun alternative to other childcare!
Tales with Tails
Children 5+ can read to AWA’s animals! Kids work on developing their reading skills while animals are comforted by their voices and able to interact with new people!
Camp Tails & Whiskers is a fun week of S.T.E.A.M. focused activities and games to learn and immerse themselves in the animal rescue world! Ages 6-13.
AWA’s TAIL Talks are a FREE series of animal-focused, expert-led seminars held monthly designed to educate, promote discussion, and incite positive change in South Jersey and Philadelphia communities
We have big things on the horizon!
The Education department is hard at work developing plenty of programs for all ages!
If you are interested in booking any other fun learning opportunities, please contact us at [email protected] or 856-424-2288 ext. 219.
Want to support our Education programs? Consider donating items from our Wish List.
Love teaching? We’re in search of passionate volunteers, especially retired teachers!
We are always looking for ways to improve upon our services. Please contact us with any suggestions or if you’d like to help.