Youth Events

Our learning programs provide lessons of compassion, respect and proper care for animals to children and adults.

Events

The Dumb Friends League offers events for kids and teens in support of our goal to teach children and young adults the importance of treating animals in a humane way—a lesson that will benefit them and the animals in our community for a lifetime. Events are available at our Quebec Street Shelter in Denver.

How to register

To schedule events, call (720) 241-7132. Leave a detailed message, including your name, organization, program desired, contact phone number and best time to reach you. After you have registered, you will receive a confirmation of your event.

Class Duration Age and Description Cost Date/Time

Class

Home School Day at the Shelter

Duration

2 hours

Age and Description

Students can join us for a two-hour event to learn about animals in this program designed especially for home schoolers. Meet an awesome ambassador dog, take a tour of the shelter and complete a fun service project to benefit the homeless pets waiting for adoption. These programs are designed by Colorado-credentialed teachers to meet Colorado State curriculum standards and can be tailored to home schoolers of any age.

Cost

$5 per child

Date/Time

To schedule this event, please call (720) 241-7132. Parents are required to stay with child throughout the event. Sorry, we cannot accommodate children with severe dog allergies.

Class

Dumb Friends League Scout Day at the Shelter

Duration

2 hours

Age and Description

Now you can earn a unique and special Dumb Friends League badge! Troops and packs can join us for a two-hour event to tour the shelter, learn about the problem of too many pets and not enough homes, meet an ambassador dog and complete a fun service project to benefit the homeless pets waiting for adoption.

Cost

$10 per child

Date/Time

To schedule this event, please call (720) 241-7132. Adult representative must be present at all times. Sorry, we cannot accommodate non-scout siblings.

Class

Scout Day at the Shelter

Duration

2 hours

Age and Description

Are your scouts howling for their Pet Care badge? Earn it at the Dumb Friends League! Troops and packs can join us for a two-hour event and discover what it takes to care for our furry friends. Take a tour of the shelter and complete a fun service project to benefit the homeless pets waiting for adoption.

Cost

$5 per child

Date/Time

To schedule this event, please call (720) 241-7132. Badges not included. Adult representative must be present at all times. Sorry, we cannot accommodate non-scout siblings.