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Camp ARF

Camp ARF's award-winning themed camps offer a one-of-a-kind experience for young animal lovers. Explore the world of vet science, make a difference for animals in need, and practice being a pet parent through interactive games and activities, creative crafts, and meet & greets with animal friends. Camp ARF is committed to creating a fun, educational, and safe experience for all campers.

Summer Camp ARF is offered for campers entering grades TK – 8. For high schoolers interested in Camp ARF, check out our Junior Counselor Program.

Please read before registering your camper:

  • Campers must be registered for their appropriate grade level. For summer camp, campers should be registered for the grade level they will be entering in the fall.
  • Payment is required to complete registration. If payment is not completed within 15 minutes of registration, the registration will be automatically cancelled.
  • Financial Aid Information: Camp ARF offers need based financial assistance. To be considered for a scholarship, please complete the application form prior to registering for a camp session. The deadline for Summer Camp scholarship applications is May 1, 2020.
  • Camp ARF is located on site at ARF, an animal shelter. Please review ARF's Allergy and Medical policies.
  • Campers will have 1-2 animal interactions each day, with either Pet Hug Pack® therapy animals or ARF shelter animals. Our primary focus is always the safety and comfort of both our campers and our animals. We will spend the rest of our time learning about animals through hands on activities, games, art projects, and more!
  • Please review ARF's Youth Programs Cancellation Policy.

Questions? Check out the Camp ARF FAQs, contact us, or phone (925) 296-3142.

Camp ARF Summer 2020 Registration will open on Tuesday, February 18th. Check out our camp catalog for the full schedule and camp details!

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