Children’s Programs

Parent’s Night Out


Every second Friday of the month parents can drop of their kids ages 5-12 from 6-9 pm and enjoy a night out. Your child/children can play with the pets, watch a movie, and eat popcorn while you have a date night.

It is just $15 for one child and $10 for each additional sibling.

Click here to register your child.  For questions email

School Field Trips


School groups are welcome to visit, tour, do fun crafts and learn about the humane field.  Our new Center for Pets can accommodate any size group.

Please email and set up a trip today!  What a great way to educate kids on pets and the world we all live in. We ask for a fee of $2 per child to cover costs of supplies.

Camp Happiness

The Center for Pets hosts 7 weeks of summer camps for children of all ages! All camps include guest speakers, special animal guests, crafts, activities, snacks, a Camp Happiness t-shirt & playtime with the pets. Camp is from 8am until 5pm. Click the link below to view available dates!

Happy young boy lovingly hugging his pet dog in the park

Click here to register your camper!

For more information contact

Find Birthday Happiness

Dogs partying

Have your next birthday at the Lynchburg Humane Society

$125 for 10 children for 1.5 hours
Includes paper products, a party attendant, fun craft or activity, interaction with a pet and a gift for the birthday child
$12 each additional child

For questions you can contact

Click here to request a birthday date

Click here to reserve and pay for birthday party

Reading Wagon


Anytime we are open you and your children can stop by and read to the dogs and cats. We have a handy reading wagon filled with lots a fun books.  They get to practice reading and the pets really enjoy the company.  It is a Win Win for everyone.  Just ask about our reading wagon at the front desk.  Book donations are always welcome.

Spring Break Camp Happiness


Does your child love all animals and want to learn more about them? This 5 day camp is packed full of fun and adventure! Campers will learn about domesticated and wild animals of all kinds! Camp includes snacks, special guests and speakers, crafts & play time with the pets! All campers will receive a Camp Happiness t-shirt! Ages 6 -12 years. April 2nd through the 6th from 8am-5pm. $200 for all 5 days or $45 per day.

Click here to register your child now!