After School Program Breakdown

This program is focused on providing youth with the skills needed to engage and find a career in a post-pandemic world. This is in-person at the GTHS Animal Centre. There are three main programs:

Youth Club

  • 12 – 18 years
  • Mondays, two sessions per evening (please register for ONE only):
    Session One:  4:30-6 PM;
    Session Two:  6:15-7:45 PM
  • Time spent with live shelter animals with a focus on activities to prepare youth for their future:
    Multiple opportunities to improve empathy and compassion through positive social interactions and the Human-Animal Bond;
    Spend time with like-minded individuals;
    Work on improving social anxiety by learning about ourselves;
    Build compassion and empathy for all living things.
  • No registration fee
  • If you have any questions, please email:


After School Clubs

  • 7 – 14 years
  • Tuesdays, two sessions per evening (please register your child in ONE session only)
    Session One: 7-10 years, 4:30- 6 PM
    Session Two: 11-14 years, 6:15-7:45 PM
  • Each session includes planned activities like games and crafts and will work towards creating more empathetic and compassionate youth through the Human-Animal Bond.
  • Registration Fee: $130
  • If you have any questions, please email:


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