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350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7400
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Angell Animal Medical Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7282
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Angell West

293 Second Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 902-8400
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Angell at Nashoba – Low-Cost Wellness Care

100 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
(978) 577-5992
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-5055
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Cape Cod

1577 Falmouth Road, Centerville, MA 02632
(508) 775-0940
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Nevins Farm

400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 687-7453
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Humane Education Programs at Nevins Farm

ATTENTION: All Humane Education events and programs have been cancelled through the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Learn More

Humane education helps foster compassion, responsibility, and respect toward animals, each other, and the environment; at the MSPCA, this is a high priority for us! To attain this goal, we are committed to offering a variety of outreach programs to the public – regardless of age.  Please click on the links below to learn more about the education programs at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm in Methuen, MA.  Have a question?  Email humaneeducation@mspca.org.

Humane Education Programs for Kids

School Break Program is a great way for kids to care for and learn about our animals during their school vacation weeks! ages 6 – 15

Little Bookworms Story Time is the perfect reading program for our youngest supporters! Join us for a fun animal story, followed by an opportunity to meet one of our adoptable animals. Afterwards, enjoy a self-guided tour of the animal shelter with your family. infant – pre-k

Nevins Farm Reading Program: Accompanied by a parent or guardian, children will read out loud to an adoring canine, feline, or even rabbit audience in this fun family event. all ages

Summer Camp is one of our most popular programs — and has been an integral part of our humane education department for more than 20 years! ages 5 – 14 

Educational Visits Our staff can offer a presentation to your local school, after school program, or camp to teach students about the importance of caring for animals responsibly. We are happy to bring an animal along for your visit.all ages

Self-Guided Tours – Perfect for families, clubs, or scouts who would like to visit our adoption center and learn more about our animals. all ages

Humane Education Field Trips –  A great opportunity for schools, clubs, or scouts who want to learn more about animals and visit our adoption center. all ages

Volunteer Opportunities for Kids Under the Age of 16 :

If your child is 16 or older and looking to volunteer at Nevins Farm, please click here to visit our main volunteer page.For children under the age of 16, we have several staff supervised programs with hands on animal care opportunities!

Family Service Day Volunteer with a parent at one of our Family Service Days! ages 6 – 10

Junior Volunteer Program This is a fun hands on opportunity for teens to volunteer in a group setting at the animal shelter. Roll up your sleeves and help at the small animal shelter with our end of the day chores, morning barn chores, or beginning of the day animal care chores. ages 1115

Summer Camp Junior Counselor This volunteer position as part of our summer camp staff involves commitment during the summer helping kids and animals! Create unforgettable memories and make lifelong friends at the MSPCA Children’s Summer Camp! Teens (MUST be 15 prior to the start of camp)

Host a Bake Sale or Lemonade Stand at Nevins Farm This is a perfect way for individuals or small groups to enjoy a weekend day at Nevins Farm, raising money to support our animals medical needs. Email us at humaneeducation@mspca.org to schedule. all ages

Free Resources for Teachers, Adults, and Kids:

Education Pages for Kids and Adults are available, too.  Kids can learn about careers with animals, suggested reading, and animal trivia, and download original coloring pages!  Adults can learn about animal overpopulation, teaching kids to be safe with animals, and how to live peacefully with local wildlife. all ages

 

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