Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Heritage Humane Holding Online Auction, Animal Camp, and More

Bud (Courtesy of Heritage Humane Society)

WILLIAMSBURG — Heritage Humane Society (HHS) has announced several upcoming events.

HHS is currently holding its Spring in Bloom Online Auction with a variety of unique items available for bidding. With the help of the Heritage Humane Society Auxiliary, supporters can enter bids now through April 28 at 6 p.m. EST. Items include gift cards, gift baskets, and original artwork. All proceeds from the auction will go towards helping homeless pets at HHS. To learn more or to place your bid, please click here.

Additionally, HHS has announced its Animal Camp to be held in separate weekly sessions over the course of five weeks starting in June and running through August. This camp is available for rising first through third grade students as well as rising fourth through sixth grade students.

During the camp, students will be able to learn more about responsibility, compassion, and awareness regarding animals. There will be guest speakers, interactive presentations, crafts, and games, all with a focus on animal welfare, biology, and conservation. Additionally, campers will have the opportunity to engage with the animals at HHS and also alpacas from Fox Wire Farm Alpacas.

The camp will take place for rising first through third graders during three available camp dates. Each camp is a full week long and will take place Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The dates for these camps are: June 13-17, June 20-24, and July 25-29. The tuition for this camp is $250 per week registered and students will receive an exclusive animal camp t-shirt, daily snacks, crafts, games, and a Friday pizza party.

The camp dates for rising fourth through sixth graders will be held on two separate weeks, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The dates are as follows: July 11-15 and August 15-19. The tuition for this camp is $350 per week registered and will include an exclusive animal camp t-shirt, morning and afternoon snacks, crafts, games, and a Friday pizza party to conclude the fun week.

To learn more or to register your camper(s), please click here.

HHS is also asking for public input on naming nine puppies. The puppies’ mother, 2-year-old Sky, was transferred to the care of HHS while pregnant. She later gave birth to five boys and four girls. HHS is asking supporters to, with a donation, suggest a name for the puppies. The more a supporter donates, the more name suggestions they can submit. All donations will help provide food, vaccines, spay/neuter surgeries, and more for not only the puppies, but also for Sky. There will be a Facebook Name Drawing on April 27. To learn more, please click here.

Lastly, mark your calendars for Friday, Sept. 16. HHS will hold *Make Par for Pets Golf Classic at Kingsmill Resort. The day will be filled with golf, food, beer, and contest holes. Registration includes greens fee, cart, range use, continental breakfast, a buffet lunch, and complimentary draft beer. Those who register will be playing on The Plantation Course or The River Course at the resort. Registration is $150 for an individual and $550 for four players. To learn more or to register, please click here.

To learn about more upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, to donate, or to find your new furry friend, please visit HHS, located at 430 Waller Mill Rd. in Williamsburg, or visit its website.

*WYDaily as well as 92.3 and 107.9 The Tide are the media sponsors of this event.

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