Youth Project Ideas

A little time can go a long way toward improving the lives of cats and dogs! Check out these ideas for ways you can help.

Youth Project Ideas

We’re so thrilled you want to help! There are many ways for young people to support cats and dogs awaiting adoption and get involved with Valley Humane Society’s lifesaving programs. Read on to find out what you can do today.

Enrichment Crafts

Explore the pre-approved, DIY enrichment crafts listed below. Whether you choose a project for our dogs, cats, or both, you are bound to have fun getting creative…and the pets at Valley Humane will greatly appreciate your efforts! Also visit our YouTube channel for tutorials on a few of these crafts.

Cats and Dogs

No sew blanket (easy)

Cat Crafts

Cardboard Clusters
Catnip Critters
Cork Toys
Crinkle Toys
Puzzle Boxes
Catnip Pillows

Dog Crafts

Peanut Butter Treats
Crinkle Socks (not needed at this time)
Octopus Toy (not needed at this time)

Senior Services Hours

High school seniors looking to fulfill service hours are invited to choose from the activities shown on this page and host fundraisers or donation drives to support Valley Humane Society’s lifesaving programs, or make enrichment crafts to improve the lives of cats and dogs awaiting adoption.

Please contact our Humane Education department for more information on getting started.

More Ways to Help

Fundraisers have a great impact on the work we do. Whether organizing a donation drive or collecting Pennies for Pets, your efforts raise awareness for Valley Humane Society in the community and directly improve the lives of cats and dogs in our care. Here’s a few ideas to get you started: