Upcoming Events for Kids' Events https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/ Preteens Helping Animals https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-2/?date=2018-06-30 <p>Get involved with helping the animals at PAWS! Our Preteens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 9 and 12.</p><p>Learn about some of the issues facing wildlife and companion animals, meet other animal-lovers, and do hands-on service projects to help animals at PAWS and in our community.</p><p>There will be a lunch break midday, so please bring a sack lunch.</p><p>Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. </p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $20 per child</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is a drop off event. Please have your child wear clothes they do not mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack or lunch for a break halfway through the workshop. </p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-2/preteens-helping-animals-june-30-2018/">Register here</a></p> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:23:09 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-2/?date=2018-06-30 Brownie Girl Scouts: Pets Badge https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-2/?date=2018-07-06 <p>Earn your Pets Badge at PAWS! Pets have many of the same needs that we do. Come learn about what it takes to care for a dog or cat and how to keep them happy, healthy and safe. In addition to hands-on activities and crafts, you will tour PAWS Companion Animal Services where you will see the dogs and cats who call PAWS their temporary home. </p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals or troops with 4 or less girls wanting to participate.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private program</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost: </strong>$8 per scout</p><p>Program includes the Pets badge. Optional PAWS fun patch available for purchase at time of program for $2.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-2/brownie-girl-scouts-pets-badge-registration-july-6-2018/">education@paws.org.</a></p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-2/brownie-girl-scouts-pets-badge-registration-july-6-2018/">Register here</a></p> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:19:07 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-2/?date=2018-07-06 Junior Girl Scouts: Animal Habitats Badge https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-2/?date=2018-07-13 <p>Earn your Animal Habitats Badge at PAWS! Come explore our local wildlife and the habitats they call home through hands-on activities and exploration. Tour our Wildlife Hospital lobby where will see what some of the current patients are up to on our live cameras. Then we will dive deeper into a few endangered habitats and what we can do to protect them. Finish up by planting seeds to create a future habitat in your own backyard.</p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals or troops with 4 or less girls wanting to participate</strong>. Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private, special program</a>.</p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost: </strong>$8 per scout</p><p>Program includes the Animal Habitats badge. Optional PAWS fun patch available for purchase at time of program for $2.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Adults attending do NOT need to register separately or pay a registration fee for themselves. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-2/junior-girl-scouts-animal-habitats-badge-registration-july-13-2018/">Register here</a></p><p> </p> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:08:02 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-2/?date=2018-07-13 Cadette Girl Scouts: Animal Helpers Badge https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge-2/?date=2018-07-13 <p>Earn your Animal Helpers Badge at PAWS! Discover how a dog’s nose helps keep people safe and how a cat’s purr can be just what the doctor ordered. Explore the connection between humans and animals through hand-on activities, crafts and then tour PAWS Companion Animal Services to meet the dogs and cats who call PAWS their temporary home. </p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals or troops with 4 or less girls wanting to participate.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private program</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $8 per scout</p><p>Program includes the Animal Helpers badge. Optional PAWS fun patch available for purchase at time of program for $2.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge-2/cadette-girl-scouts-animal-helpers-badge-registration-friday-july-13-2018/">Register here</a></p><p> </p> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:40:08 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge-2/?date=2018-07-13 Preteens Helping Animals: Cats and Dogs https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-cats-and-dogs/?date=2018-08-10 <p><span>Get involved with helping the animals at PAWS! Our Preteens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 9 and 12.</span></p><p><span>This workshop will be all about companion animals. You will meet other animal-lovers and learn all about the cats and dogs at our shelter and the work we do to find them homes. You’ll even put your paws to work with hands-on service projects to help the companion animals at PAWS.</span></p><p><span>There will be a lunch break midday, so please bring a sack lunch.</span></p><p><span>Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. </span></p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $20 per child</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is a drop off event. Please have your child wear clothes they do not mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack or lunch for a break halfway through the workshop. </p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-cats-and-dogs/preteens-helping-animals-august-10-2018/">Register here</a></p> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:18:07 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-cats-and-dogs/?date=2018-08-10 Preteens Helping Animals: The Wild Side https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-the-wild-side/?date=2018-08-17 <p>Get involved with helping the animals at PAWS! Our Preteens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 9 and 12.</p><p>This workshop will be all about wildlife. You will meet other animal-lovers and learn all about rehabilitating sick and injured wild animals and how PAWS helps animals around your community and Washington State. You’ll even get to do hands-on service projects to help the wildlife at the PAWS wildlife hospital.</p><p>There will be a lunch break midday, so please bring a sack lunch.</p><p>Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.</p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $20 per child</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is a drop off event. Please have your child wear clothes they do not mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack or lunch for a break halfway through the workshop.</p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-the-wild-side/preteens-helping-animals-august-17-2018/">Register here</a></p> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:27:46 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-the-wild-side/?date=2018-08-17 Teens Helping Animals Workshop https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop-4/?date=2018-08-25 <p>Get involved with helping the animals at PAWS! Our Teens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 13 and 17.</p><p>Learn about some of the issues facing wildlife and companion animals, meet other animal-lovers, and do hands-on service projects to help animals at PAWS and in our community.</p><p>There will be a lunch break midday, so please bring a sack lunch.</p><p>Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. </p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $30</p><p><em>NOTE:  This is a drop off event.</em></p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a href="mailto:education@paws.org?subject=Teens%20Helping%20Animals%20Workshop">education@paws.org.</a></p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop-4/teens-helping-animals-workshop-august-25-2018/">Register here</a></p> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:39:40 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop-4/?date=2018-08-25 Homeschool Kids Who Care - Fall Session https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/homeschool-kids-who-care-fall-session/?date=2018-09-04 <p>Our signature PAWS program is a six week, once a week, interdisciplinary program including opportunities for reading, journaling, critical thinking and problem solving and is designed to meet Washington State science standards. Lessons combine videos, hands-on activities, role-playing, discussion, presentation and tours of the PAWS facility. Each lesson is 90 minutes.</p><p><strong>Course Dates:<br></strong></p><p>Lesson #1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018<br>Lesson #2: Wednesday, September 5, 2018<br>Lesson #3: Tuesday, September 11, 2018<br>Lesson #4: Wednesday, September 12, 2018<br>Lesson #5: Tuesday, September 18, 2018<br>Lesson #6: Wednesday, September 19, 2018</p><p><strong>Corresponding Topics: </strong></p><p>Lesson #1: Introduction to PAWS: Animal Emotion &amp; Intellect; Basic Needs of All Animals<br>Lesson #2: Understanding Our Pets: Pet Communication; Pet Safety; Responsible Pet Care<br>Lesson #3: Responsibility Toward Our Pets: Keeping Cats Safe; Spay and Neuter; Animal Shelters; Animal Abuse<br>Lesson #4: Understanding Wildlife: Habitats and Adaptations<br>Lesson #5: Responsibility Toward Wildlife: Issues Facing Wildlife; Ways to Help<br>Lesson #6: Bringing it all Together: Humane Living</p><p><strong>Age suitability:</strong> 8-12 years only</p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $30 per child for the 6-week course</p><p><strong>Note:</strong> This is a drop-off program. Course fills at 12 students.</p><p><strong>Questions?</strong><br>Please contact our Education Programs Manager at <a href="mailto:education@paws.org?subject=Registration">education@paws.org</a><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/homeschool-kids-who-care-tuesday-pm/homeschool-kids-who-care-tuesday-sessions/"> or 425.412.4026.</a><br><br><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/homeschool-kids-who-care-fall-session/homeschool-kids-who-care-fall-sessions/"><strong>Register here</strong></a><br><br></p> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:18:53 -0500 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/homeschool-kids-who-care-fall-session/?date=2018-09-04