Activities at the Shelter

Shelter Tours!

Heart of the Valley invites all members of the community to experience the animal shelter!

Staff-guided or Volunteer-guided tours are available for groups of people from clubs, service organizations, schools, and more. Tours are a great way to learn more about the shelter and meet some new animal friends! Guided tours are free to all.

Due to limited staff availability, all group tours must be scheduled in advance by contacting the Volunteer & Education Manager at 388-9399 extension 105 or volunteer@heartofthevalleyshelter.org

Cool School Presentations!

Craft-CorralInvite Heart of the Valley into your classroom, and we’ll share lots of information about the animal shelter, how to be a good pet owner, and even how to be safe around animals!

School presentations take about 20-30 minutes, and are a great way to learn more about animals without leaving school at all! All presenters will be accompanied by at least one adoptable shelter pet to share in the fun!

For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact the Volunteer & Education Manager at 388-9399 extension 105 or volunteer@heartofthevalleyshelter.org

“Pet Pals” Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp 2012 is scheduled! Click here for a brochure.

The summer day camp for kids who love animals!

Designed for kids aged 6-12 who love their animal friends, this fun and educational camp features hands-on learning about pets, how to be a responsible pet owner, and the role of the shelter. Meet animal care practitioners, guest speakers, and of course the wonderful animals at the shelter! Pet-themed games, crafts and snacks round out the perfect week of animal fun!

For more information or to sign up, contact the Volunteer & Education Manager at 388-9399 extension 105 or volunteer@heartofthevalleyshelter.org

Birthday Parties!

MtEllisKidsHeart of the Valley is pleased to offer the Community Room at the shelter for birthday celebrations. All guests will enjoy a fun and educational hands-on animal experience, along with the knowledge that they have helped the homeless pets in their community!

The HOV Birthday Party Package is $100.00 for a 3-hour period, and includes a shelter tour, your choice of two crafts or activties, full use of the Community Room at the shelter, and the birthday honor of naming an incoming shelter pet! Please note that all reservations are subject to availability.

To book your birthday party or other celebration, please download the Birthday Party Form and follow the instructions.