Off-Leash Camp  

Go “Off-Leash” with the OHS!

Is your child crazy about cats? Delighted by dogs? Or interested in all sorts of small animals? Then day camps at the Ottawa Humane Society are the purr-fect place to be!

Our unique camp programming is designed for children between the ages of six through 10. Day camp at the OHS is animal-themed and packed full of interactive and educational four-legged fun! During a typical OHS camp program, children may participate in the following activities (these vary by season and date):

  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • Cat gallery visits
  • Small animal handling
  • Dog walking
  • Volunteer dog visits
  • Dog treat baking
  • Reptiles’ Rock! presentation
  • Wild bird Care Centre presentation
  • Rescue and Investigation visit
  • Veterinarian visit
  • Dog behaviour assessment viewing
  • Plushy toy surgery
  • OHS Animal Olympics
  • Animal-themed crafts
  • Animal-themed games
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • And so much more!

Minimum Age Restriction: six years old.

Maximum Age Restriction: 12 years old (although programming is designed primarily for children between the ages of six through 10).

Register online today! Online registration will immediately guarantee your child a space at camp. Payment is required upon registration.


  • May 19
  • June 9

PD Day Camps (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.): $75/day

*Optional extended care hours (8 to 5:30 p.m.) are available for a $15 additional fee.

All OHS camp programs only have 40 spots available – so don’t miss out! Register online today!


Registration opens March 1 at 10:00 a.m.

We’re excited to welcome all new and returning campers for another GREAT summer filled with animal-themed fun! Summer camp programming will run this year, on the following weeks:

  • July 4-7
  • July 10-14
  • July 17-21
  • July 24-28
  • July 31-Aug. 4
  • Aug. 8-11
  • Aug. 14-18
  • Aug. 21-25
  • Aug. 28-Sept. 1

*Discounted rate applies for four-day week.

Regular Hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.): $300/week

Morning Extended Care (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.): $325/week

Evening Extended Care (9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.): $325/week

Full Day Extended Care (8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.): $340/week

All OHS camp programs only have 40 spots available – so don’t miss out! Register online today!

OHS Camp Refund Policy: For registration fees paid, all refunds and transfers are only available two weeks prior to camp commencement (less a $25 administration fee).

For more information, please contact our Supervisor: Programs by phone at (613)725-3166 ext. 298 or by email at

Click here to read FAQs about the Off-Leash experience!