SPCA SERVING ERIE COUNTY HOLDS 125th POSTER/CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST, OFFERS
ALL-NEW SUMMER CAMP FOR STUDENTS
January 18, 2017
By: Gina Browning, Chief Communications Officer
The SPCA Serving Erie County’s Humane Education Department announces its theme for its 125th Poster and Creative Writing Contest for students grades one through eight: Celebrating 150 Years of Compassion, in celebration of the SPCA’s 150th anniversary as the second-oldest humane society in the country. School, home school, and faith-based school students in Erie County are encouraged to participate. New this year is a category for special education students, and offered along with the student categories is a Humane Educator of the Year distinction.
Students can win cash prizes and awards at a special ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 21.
For the first time, the SPCA’s Humane Education Department will be offering a Summer Camp for chidren in grades K through nine. Sessions begin June 26, and various camp themes, including Veterinarians in Training, Wild Warriors, Training Tails, Junior Agents, The Best Pet and Me, and Fun on the Farm, will be offered as either three day, three hour mini-camps 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, or full week, full day camps 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Costs range from $150 to $275. Before- and/or after-camp care will be available for an additional fee.
For more information, contact Pamela Hylinger at the SPCA: 716-629-3530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.