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Animal Yellow Pages: Resources for Teachers and Students

Absolutely Awesome Animal Awareness Camp of Alexandria

Sponsored by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Four sessions are usually offered each summer, for children between the ages of 10-12 years. Each session comprises one week, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon, Monday - Friday.

Anne Arundel County Animal Control - Humane Education Programs

Programs for Grades K-3, Graes 4-6, and Grade7-Adult Lectures
Call Candi Nilsson at (410) 643-1323.
All Programs are free of charge and last approximately one hour.

Companion Animal Rescue & Education

P.O. Box 3323
Reston, VA 20190
tel: (703) 318-3292
"Our mission is to keep animals from entering the shelter system by providing support to their guardians. We provide the public with education, awareness, rescue and placement of companion animals. We promote spay/neuter and responsible care. Through our work with other groups, we strive to end the killing of unwanted animals."

Humane education network

The H.E.N., based in California, maintains the "Animals in Lab Info Service" online database.

Maryland SPCA - free Pet Basic class

Classes are held every Saturday from 9:3 0 - 11 a.m.. For more information, please call 410-235-8826.

National Association for Humane and Environmental Education

The National Association for Humane and Environmental Education (NAHEE) is the youth education division of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). NAHEE publishes materials available to educators, including KIND News , The Sharing the Earth In-service Guide and The KIND Workshop Leader's Guide. It also sponsors Breaking the Cycle of Abuse workshops and the Adopt-a-Teacher Program.

National Center for Therapeutic Riding

Situated on a beautiful 38 acre farm in Burtonsville, MD, the NCTR provides therapeutic riding to both children and adults with physical and emotional disabilities. They also hold a summer riding camp for children. For more information, please call (301) 421-0380 or email:

National Humane Education Society

NHES provides brochures and books for educational use. Please call (703) 777-8319 for more information.

Paws & Claws Animal Rescue and Humane Education of Northern Virginia

A nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to helping pets in need.
PO Box 2504
Reston, VA 20195
tel: (703) 689-0500
President: Suzette Conlon

PETA kids

Online resources for students providing materials to promote awareness of animal issues, including in-classroom materials for elementary, middle, and high school students as well as for college-level students, and an online magazine for kids.

Prince Georges County Humane Education Program

tel: 301-499-8323

Reptiles Alive! LLC

Annandale, VA
tel: 703 560-0257
Exciting and educational live animal programs perfect for schools, birthdays and all kinds of special events.

Scales and Tales

Educational programs about reptiles and other animals.
Soldiers Delight NEA
5100 Deer Park Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
tel: (410) 922-8825, (301) 888-1410

The Shiloh Project

Based in Fairfax Virginia, the Shiloh Project's mission is to break the cycle of violence for juvenile offenders and children at risk by instilling them with a sense of compassion, respect and responsibility toward animals and others through the experience of training and nurturing homeless dogs awaiting adoption. Call (703) 591-3600 for more information.

Youngsters Against Animal Cruelty

Antwonye Kirkpatrick Executive Director, Director of Communications
tel: (202) 726-1229

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