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1411 Main St NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448
1159 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104
9785 Hudson Rd., Woodbury, MN 55125
845 Meadow Lane North, Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Besides a place to adopt your family pet, the Animal Humane Society offers other family and youth programs, including classes, camps and story times at some locations. While many of the activities have been put on hold recently, families can visit the AHS website to find online lesson plans and activities for grades K-12.

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Furry Tales Story Time – Currently on Hold

Two locations have historically offered Furry Tales story times.

  • Golden Valley;
  • Woodbury;

When offered, this series is geared toward preschool kids between 2-4 years. Each session pre-ks and their parents can enjoy a picture storybook, a craft. and a special time with an animal. The program is free but pre-registration is required when it is offered. For bigger kids, see the Rescue Readers program.

Birthday Parties at the Animal Humane Society

After a hiatus, onsite birthday parties have been brought back to the Golden Valley location. Parties include 45 minutes of staff led activities and 45 minutes use of the party room.

There is also a FREE DIY party kit available to have your own adopt-a-pet themed birthday party with stuffed pets. Find other ideas for birthday parties in our Guide to Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids

Rescue Readers

Volunteer at the Animal Humane Society

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. For younger kids, the AHS recommends becoming involved in their educational programs or camps, fostering as a family or joining a Project Purpose workshops that give kids between the ages of 12-15 seasonal service projects. These workshops does not offer significant animal contact. Kids 6+ can also participate in Rescue Readers. Read more about that program here.

Volunteer at the Animal Humane Society
Click here to learn more about Rescue Readers

Summer Camps the Animal Humane Society

Animal-themed summer Camp’s are offered in five-day sessions during June through August for kids finishing grades 3-10. These camps fill quickly and you’ll want to get signed up early in February.  This camp is featured in our annual summer camp guide, where we list updated information on dates and prices.

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