Explore the Exciting World of Animals

We always look forward to Boy and Girl Scout troop visits to our shelter for tours and special activities. Check out our exciting scout programs which offer animal-packed learning activities and live animal interactions. At the end of the program, your scouts will earn their badge and also receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter. The Scout Experience is available Tuesday through Saturday at our Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion.

Masks are required for all youth program participants.

Program Fee:

  • $150 minimum program fee for up to 10 scouts.
  • Additional scouts may be added for $15 per scout.
  • Add on Reading Fur Fun — a half-hour of reading and interaction with our pets for $50.

Scout Experiences:

Junior Scout

In the Junior Scout Experience, scouts explore the lives and habitats of neighboring desert wildlife! Our activities, games, and animal interactions will help scouts earn their Animal Habitats badge while they learn about endangered local wildlife, how to protect animal habitats, and how to educate others about wildlife conservation.

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Through the Cadette Scout Experience, scouts explore the connection between humans and animals all while working to earn their Animal Helpers Badge! Our Humane Educators use lessons, activities and animal interactions to show scouts how the lives of humans and other animals have been linked for thousands of years. By learning how animals help keep people safe and healthy, scouts are better able to understand the importance of positive human and animal interactions!

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Our Humane Educators use games, activities, and animal interactions to help Daisy Scouts earn their Birdbath award as part of the 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals daisy guidebook. Daisy Scouts learn about pet needs and safety to help them be responsible future pet owners. Throughout the experience, Daisy Scouts will explore the many ways people and animals can care for one another, and how they can help pets in their community.

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Our interactive Brownie Scout Experience uses hands-on engaging activities and lessons to help Brownies earn their Pets Badge! By learning how to meet pets’ needs, keeping them comfy, and helping them stay healthy and safe, Brownies learn how to better care for their pets and how to help homeless animals.

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Eagle Scout Projects:

If you are interested in completing your Eagle Scout Project with the Arizona Humane Society please submit a student request form. Due to the high number of requests we receive, we are limited to how many projects we can facilitate. Requests are first come first serve and accepted based on availability. Thank you for your interest in supporting the Arizona Humane Society.

Virtual Scout Projects:

Unable to make it to the shelter? Check out our Youth Service Learning Packet loaded with activities scouts can do from home, using common household items, to support our shelter pets.


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