Critter Camp FAQs

Critter Camp is located at one of our 3 shelter locations in Delaware & PA:

  • New Castle Campus: 290 Churchmans Road, New Castle, DE 19720

  • Georgetown Campus: 22918 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947

  • West Chester Campus: 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

  • Fees vary based on grant & scholarship opportunities at each campus. Visit the online capture for the most current fee structure.

  • Fees structure includes virtual guest speakers, activities, arts & crafts materials, and t-shirt. 

Visit our online registration site for Spring, Fall, Winter, and Summer Session dates.

  • Your child should be dressed comfortably for outdoor activities. Be sure to wear closed toe shoes, wear lots of sunscreen, and bring a hat!

Maps and instructions will be emailed to parents 1 week prior to camp. 

Aftercare will be provided to campers who are registered for either a Single Day After Care Pass or a Full Week After Care Pass. After care passes can be booked separately from camp registration and may be purchased at any time prior to the use of the pass. Single Day passes are offered for a $15 fee and Full Week passes are offered for a $60 fee. Aftercare runs from 3-5pm daily during Summer Camp sessions.

  • Make sure your child brings lunch and snacks for the day and has his/her name clearly written on the bag.

  • To keep our campers hydrated, please have your child bring a refillable water bottle.

  • Each camper will need to bring a bag (e.g. backpack) suitable for storing extra clothes and individual supplies provided by us for camp (e.g. arts & crafts supplies).

  • The shelter is not a nut free environment.

  • Cat or dog allergies should be mentioned before camp projects to protect from allergic reactions.

  • EpiPens should be with the camper at all times.

  • To request a cancellation of your child’s camp registration, please email or write a formal cancellation request and submit it to our Camp Director at

  • This will begin the process for cancellation where the below policies will apply. Our camp director will contact you within 48 hours for confirmation or to communicate any additional details.

  • 6 Weeks (44 days+) or More Prior to the Start of Your Camp – If for any reason you need to cancel your camp registration, you will receive a full refund minus the nonrefundable $25 registration fee.

  • 4 Weeks (30 days) Prior to the Start of Your Camp – If for any reason you need to cancel your camp registration, you will receive a refund for 50% of the fees you have paid minus the nonrefundable $25 registration fee.

  • No Show – If you are registered for a camp session and do not attend for any reason, refunds will not be issued.

If for any reason, you need to cancel your camp registration and it falls after the 4 week minimum prior to the start of your child’s camp, refunds will not be given. Please note that the nonrefundable $25 registration fee is built in to each individual camper's registration.

  • In the event that an individual is required to quarantine due to a COVID exposure, positive case, or Illness. Credit(s) will be available to the individual quarantined unless notice is given within the thresholds above. Credits are valid for one year after the issue date and may be applied to weekend and/or week-long camps, at any BVSPCA campus.

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