Youth Involvement / Youth Outreach

We offer options for kids and young adults up to 17 years of age to help support our dogs and/or cats from home, as volunteers who work directly with our animals must be 18+.

We offer options for kids and young adults up to 17 years of age to help support our dogs and/or cats from home, as volunteers who work directly with our animals must be 18+.

  • Create No Sew Blankets that we would send with our dogs and cats in their Go Home Adoption Bags.
  • If you like to cook, make {homemade dog or cat treats}
  • Provide our dogs and cats some enrichment time by making {snuffle mats} for them to forage around to find some treats or kibble.
  • Visit our Wish List and invite family and friends to participate in a Donation Drive to collect supplies that we use every day for our dogs and cats to make sure they are healthy and safe!
  • Learn about our upcoming events and help spread the word!  Let your families, friends, and neighbors know what is going on at Five Acres and see if they are interested in participating with you!  If one of your parents works for a company who would like to sponsor us for the event, ask your parents to Contact Madeline, Development Director, for more info!

  • Girl Scouts:  
    • Earn your Pet Care Badge 
    • Complete your Silver or Gold Award

  • Boy Scouts
    • Complete your Eagle Scout Project to benefit Five Acres dogs and cats

If you have any questions about these opportunities, please Contact Kate.