AWA Animal Academy

Logo with cat and dog for Animal Welfare Association's Animal Academy program.

Animal Welfare Association’s new-and-improved Animal Academy is here! Beginning in the fall of 2023, this program fills a growing need in the community to bring homeschoolers out into new environments to learn, socialize, and strengthen their animal literacy and empathy. Join the Academy! Sign your student up for a learning experience they’ll never forget. Choose […]

Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Experiences

Two children training brown rabbit during special experience attraction at Animal Welfare Association.

Ever Wanted to Become a Vet For a Day?,Have a Private Cat Party?,Become a Rabbit Trainer?,Solve Puzzles with Dogs? Now You Can, Only at AWA Does your child love animals? So much that they talk about growing up and working with them? Bring them to Animal Welfare Association and give them an experience they’ll never […]

AWA Summer Camp

Logo for AWA Camp Tails & Whiskers Summer Camp Program.

Looking for a fun, educational and unique activity for your child this summer? Look no further than Camp Tails & Whiskers at AWA! AWA Camp Tails & Whiskers 2023 Camp Tails & Whiskers gives animal lovers from 6-13 the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of animal rescue and be empowered to make a […]

AWA’s Offsite Education Outreach Program

Two women doing presentation with students at an AWA education outreach visit.

AWA is proud to offer educational outreach visits to schools in Camden County and surrounding communities in South Jersey and Philadelphia. A member of our Animal Education Program staff will visit your school, daycare or group facility. Visits are for all ages and offer opportunities to engage with animals while learning about animal welfare and […]

Kids Day Off Camps

three children petting black dog at Animal Welfare Associations Kids Camp.

No School? No Problem! AWA now offers day camps year round! Sign Up Now So your child has the day off? Let them spend it with us at AWA!  We are now offering day camps from 9:00-3:00 on holidays and school breaks for children 7 and up. We will be playing educational games, making animal-related […]

Tail Talks

Brain logo for Animal Welfare Association TAIL Talks series.

AWA’s TAIL Talks Series A new program for 2023, AWA’s TAIL Talks are a series of seminars, designed to educate, promote discussion, and incite change in the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas. The idea is to provide a forum to learn about animal-related topics directly from experts, who will be given a platform to interact […]

Pet Retention Resources

Did you know that some of the most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters include moving and being unable to afford pet care? Some things in life happen unexpectedly and all too often people don’t know where to turn when they find themselves in these situations. At AWA, we believe in caring for […]

Education Programs

Children using microscopes on table at Animal Welfare Association camp.

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 […]

Scout Merit Badge Opportunities

Group of girl scouts earning merit badges for volunteering at Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts alike can visit the Animal Welfare Association facility for all their animal-related scout badges! Scouts will play educational games, create enrichment for our animals, learn how AWA gives back to the community, and find out how they can make a difference in the lives of animals. Earn Animal-Related Scout Badges […]