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Little Lambs

Pawsitively Pets encourages all children to explore their love of pets and animals. Working with animals is not only a great learning experience for children, it allows them to build confidence, self-esteem and a sense of compassion and enhances their imagination.

Pawsitively Pets Little Lambs Program for campers 4-5 years old will be offered at our Leaside location for the 2017 summer. 

Please note - due to the changes by the Ministry of Education to the Ontario Early Years Act all campers must now be 4 years old to attend camp.  Please ensure when registering your camper that they will already be 4 years old for the session they are registered for. This is not specific to Pawsitively Pets - this applies to all day camp programs that are not a licensed daycare centre.

There are two program sessions available for Little Lambs. Campers can sign up for one or both in whichever order they chose. Each session offers a uniquely different camp experience working with pets and animals. A 10% discount applies to campers who sign up for more than one session.

Pawsitively Pets allows children to explore their love of animals through a hands-on program that incorporates animals, creativity, games and arts in a fun, engaging age-appropriate programs. The Little Lambs camp program focuses on allowing children to explore a variety of animals through hands-on interaction and learning. The Little Lambs Program is designed for children 4 to 5 years old to attend independently for a full-day or half-day.  Children should be comfortable attending a program without their parent or caregiver to register for this program and fully toilet trained.  The program focuses on sensory awareness, tactile stimulation, refining motor skills and enhancing each child's imagination.

A 10% discount applies to campers who sign up for more than one session.

Campers will have the chance to spend the majority of their day working hands-on with all of the different types of animals that visit our program locations.  Animals range from pocket pets, reptiles, bugs, zoo animals, exotic animals, birds and birds of prey.  Each weekly program offers a unique experience with a different group of animals.  Campers will spend the majority of their day interacting with more than 20 visiting animals (full-day program) each day in a hands-on format.  All of our Little Lambs programming centres around animals and also includes animal crafts, animal cooking (pet treats etc) and animal education sessions where we take part in building bird houses, habitats, enrichment toys and many more exciting things for animals! 

Camp Ratio for Little Lambs is 1 staff to 6 participants. The Little Lamb Program has 12 spots open for each session. 

Campers must be 4 years old by the end of the calendar year to attend camp.

Little Lambs Mornings - Full Week Mornings (9am - 12pm) - $185 HST

Little Lambs Afternoons - Full Week Afternoons (1pm - 4pm) = $185 HST

Little Lambs Full Day - Full Week All Day (9am-4pm) - $325 HST

There are no OFF-SITE field trips scheduled for the Little Lambs program.  All programming takes place at our location.

Camp will be closed Monday August 7 due to the Civic Holiday

Extended Care is available for $60 per week.  (Short weeks: Session H - $48 per week) for full day programs only.

Click Here for the Little Lambs 1 daily schedule

Click Here for the Little Lambs 2 daily schedule

2017 Summer Session Dates - LEASIDE - Toronto

Session A:  June 19-23  - full day sessions only for this session - $300 plus HST
Session B:  June 26-29 – 4-day session - PA Day camp is available June 30 - full day sessions only for this session - $240 HST
Session C:  July 3-7 - Program 1 - full day or half day program available.
Session E:  July 17-21 - Program 1 - full day or half day program available.
Session G:  July 31-August 4 - Program 1 - full day or half day program available.
Session H:  August 8-11 - Program 2 - short week (4-days) no camp on the Civic Holiday - 20% off - full day or half day available.
Session J:  August 21-25 - Program 2 - full day or half day program available.
Session K:  August 28 - September 21- Program 1 - full day or half day program available.

What is the difference between program 1 & program 2?  Each week is uniquely different, we see different animals and take part in different activities.  We have set camp up this way so campers can come for two weeks and do two different programs.

Fees:

Full day program is $325 per session HST (for all sessions except Session A & B) Half Day Program is $185 per session HST.  The half-day program is offered either in the morning 9am to 12pm or the afternoon 1pm to 4pm.  Discounts apply to full day programs only.  Discounts cannot be combined, our system will calculate the best possible discount available.

Early Bird Discount Schedule:

Please note all early bird discounts apply to full day prorgams ONLY.

25% discount available to those who register and pay in full by November 15

20% discount available to those who register and pay in full between November 16 and December 15

15% discount available to those who register and pay in full between December 16 and January 31

10% discount available to those who register and pay in full between February 1 and March 31

If you are registering online full payment is due at the time of registration.  Our online payment application does not accept deposits.  If you would like to make a deposit for your camp session, you must request a registration form be mailed to you and pay by cheque.  A 50% deposit (per camper/per session) is required at the time of registration. Balance of payment is due one month prior to camp date, your initial registration must include a post dated cheque for the balance.

Payment can be made by cheque, cash, Visa or Mastercard.

Please note, discounts are not combined, our system will calculate the best discount available. 

Pawsitively Pets Refund Policy:

Refunds for camps will be made if requested in writing, by fax or email and will be refunded in accordance with the schedule below. Credit can be obtained for the full amount of the refund to use towards another program if the guidelines are met, and the program date is within the same calendar year.

Refunds on credit card or in the form of a personal cheque are subject to a $25 administrative fee (per camp session/per child,) deducted from the total allowable refund.

Refunds in the form of personal cheque may take up to 4-6 weeks for processing.  Refunds will be issued in the format they were originally paid.

Pawsitively Pets reserves the right to grant exceptions to the stated policy in situations including, but not limited to, illness and death in the immediate family.

No Refunds for Partial Camp Attendance or Illness:

We do not give refunds or credits when someone chooses to leave camp part way through, whether due to illness or any other reason.  Virtually all of our expenses are incurred before the start of the camp week.  Similarly, we cannot give refunds or credits to people who have registered for more than one session if they choose during their first session not to attend another session.  (The exception to this is if we are able to fill the spot with someone on our waiting list.) 

Extreme Circumstances:

(Someone in your family is told they have 6 months to live, your house burns down, etc.) 

By all means, contact us!  We're not heartless.  We may ask for some kind of documentation and explanation, and we'll be more flexible if we hear from you sooner rather than later.  We'll consider all situations individually.  

Extended Care Refunds:

To receive a refund for extended care notice must be provided in writing 30 days before the beginning of your camp session.

Winter Weather Conditions:

Camp will take place in all weather conditions - should camp need to be cancelled due to extreme weather - campers will be notified the morning of the program and offered a credit for that day.

Refund Guidelines:

Time of request - Up to May 31st - 100% REFUND - $25 Admin Fee per camper/per session

30 days notice for refund - 50%

Less than 30 days notice - no refund available