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.

During the holiday months Parent’s Night Out will have special crafts and games themed for the season. These PNO’s will be $20 per child to cover cost of materials for each child, and $15 for additional siblings to join in on the fun.

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

School’s almost out, and summer camp is going to be in!

Each week we will have guest speakers, crafts, activities, snacks, playtime with pets and special animal guests. Our guests have included everyone from the Lynchburg Hillcats baseball team to miniature ponies and talking parrots! This is one camp, your kids will be talking about all summer long!

We are offering 7 weeks of summer camp, each with varying age ranges so that we are able to better cater to each child’s growth. The full weekly cost to attend is $245 for one child and $210 per additional siblings, that includes all the wonderful things we have planned for your child PLUS a Camp Happiness t-shirt!

᛫ June 11th-15th (ages 5-12)
᛫ June 18th-22nd (ages 5-12)
᛫ June 25th-29th (ages 5-8)
᛫ July 2nd-6th (ages 5-12)
᛫ July 9th-13th (ages 9-12)
᛫ July 16th-20th (ages 5-12)
᛫ July 23rd-27th (ages 5-12)

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. Watch our schedule for the 2019 Spring Break Camp Happiness dates!