2023 Roanoke Valley SPCA Veterinary Summer Camp

The Roanoke Valley SPCA Summer camps are an exciting way for the animal-loving child in your life to learn about a variety of careers with animals! Our campers have the unique opportunity to see behind-the-scenes in many animal-focused career fields. Some of our camp field trips include:

  • Butterfly Field Farm Animal Sanctuary
  • Harmony Equestrian Center
  • Mill Mountain Zoo
  • Blue Ridge Beekeepers
  • Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center
  • VA/MD College of Veterinary Medicine (Vet Science camp only)
  • And more!

Animal Care Adventures Camp is for rising 4th graders through rising 6th graders. Each camp session runs from Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm. It costs $250 for the week.

Veterinary Science Camp is for rising 7th graders through rising 10th graders. Each camp session runs from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. It costs $275 for the week. 

Animal Care Adventures sessions for 2023:
June 5-9
June12-16
June 26-30
July 17-21
July 31-August 4

Veterinary Science sessions for 2023:
June 19-23
July 10-14
July 24-28

How to register for Summer Camp:
Please download and complete Summer Camp Application 2023. Completed registration and payments in cash, check, or debit/credit card can be turned into the Roanoke Valley SPCA front desk during our open hours of Monday-Saturday 12:00pm-7:00pm. Spaces for camp are limited so we recommend registering early.

Refund & Cancellation policy:
For cancellations prior to May 1, a full refund is provided. For cancellations between May 1 and June 1, a 50% refund is provided. For cancellations after June 1, the total fee is forfeited. In the event that your child enrolls in camp and withdraws because of homesickness or is asked to leave because of misconduct, there will be no refund. 

Please contact Erin Dams at edams@rvspca.org or 540-339-9503 for more information.