2020 Youth Education Programs 

To follow local health department safety guidelines, we will clean and disinfect before youth arrive and after they leave. Youth who are sick should stay home. Youth may be dropped off and picked up curbside. All participants must wash hands with soap and running water upon arrival and have their temperature checked. 

Questions? Email Melissa: Education@cachehumane.org 

Paws After-School Club

Our Paws Club meets weekly at Cache Humane Society throughout the school year. Participants will learn about a variety of pets and how to take care of and interact with them. They will be introduced to opportunities and careers in animal welfare, help care for shelter animals, make arts/crafts, and play games.  

Age: 8 to 12 years old at start of semester  

Cost: $50 per semester, includes Club T-Shirt

2021 Spring Schedule: 4:30-5:30pm every Monday, January 11 to May 17, excluding major holidays.  

Group size: limited to 10 participants.


  • Youth waiver signed by parent or legal guardian
  • Wear club shirt

Spots fill up quickly, register now! 

Register for Spring 2021 Paws Club Here Full 

*Email education@cachehumane.org for waiting list and future programs.  

Junior Volunteers  

'Junior Volunteers' is a semester-long supervised volunteer group for teens.  For the first 45 minutes we do chores and various tasks around the shelter. For the remaining 45 minutes the Junior Volunteers help socialize and train shelter animals. 

Age: 13 to 15 years old at start of the semester 

Cost: $30 per semester, includes Volunteer T-Shirt

2021 Spring Schedule: 4:00 to 5:30pm every Wednesday (January 13 to May 17) or Friday (January 15 to May 21), excluding major holidays.

Group size: limited to 10 participants.


  • Go through Jr Volunteer orientation
  • Follow simple instructions
  • Wear Jr Volunteer T-shirt
  • Ready to work, learn, and have fun!
  • Youth waiver signed by parent or legal guardian

Spots fill up quickly, register now!  

Register for 2021 Spring Wednesday Junior Volunteers here. Full.

Register for 2021 Spring Friday Junior Volunteers here Full.  




PAWS & Read (This program is paused until further notice)

Paws & Read is an activity where kids who want to help at the shelter can come read to the animals for 20 minutes. This not only helps the animals but will help your child get their 20 minutes of reading in for that day! A WIN WIN!

For the remaining 20 minutes we will interact with the shelter animals! Another WIN WIN!


Ageyouth ages 7-12 yrs (parents are welcome!)

Cost: FREE

Schedule: most Tuesdays during the school year

  • DOGS: 4:00-4:40 PM 
  • CATS: 4:50-5:30 PM

Group Size: is limited to 5 youth for dogs and 5 youth for cats.

If your child is interested you will need to reserve their spot ahead of time for either DOGS, CATS or both. 


  • Youth need to bring their own books and plan on reading for 20 minutes. 
  • A youth waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian on first visit. 
Questions? Email education@cachehumane.org