Welcome to the 2020 Spring Session I
The Interns; The Residents; Home school students (Student age grades 6-12)
Students will spend five weeks exploring many aspects of veterinary medicine in a hands-on, interactive way. All lessons will be taught at an age-appropriate level. Students should prepare for many special visitors AND unique activities! Our classes are perfect for all students, Pre-K through 12th grade, who love animals, science and learning.
This session will run from the week of March 30th through the week of May 4th. ***Please note – There is no class on April 8,9,10 due to Passover and good Friday – makeup class for those days will be on May 13, 14, 15. There will be no regular classes for Spring Break, April 13th-17th***
Check out this session’s class schedule:
Week 1: Pig Training
Did you know that pigs can be trained much in the same way as dogs? Students will work with our little piglet to teach him good behavior…and a few tricks TOO!
Week 2: Bioluminescence
Did you ever wonder how a firefly glows? Students will learn all about the causes of and reasons for the fascinating phenomenon of bioluminescence! Younger students will create their own glowing creatures and older students will observe and work with real living bioluminescent organisms!
Week 3: Body Systems I
This is the first half of the Body Systems course of study. Both sessions will delve into the different body systems and how they work and function together using fun, hands-on activities.
Week 4: **Residents, Interns, and Homeschool** Canine Breed Bonanza
Man’s best friend comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. Different breeds offer a variety of traits that make every canine breed very unique. Look into the world of dog breeds, both big and small, to see the amazing things each one can offer!
Week 5: **Residents, Interns, and Homeschool** Dr. Dana’s Case Studies
Be the veterinarian! Work through animal cases created by our own Dr. Dana that include x-rays, microscopes, lab tests and treatment plans.
Week of March 30th through the week of May 4th
This session will run from the week of March 30th through the week of May 4th. ***Please note – There is no class on April 8,9,10 due to Passover and good Friday – makeup class for those days will be on May 13, 14, 15. There will be no regular classes for Spring Break April 13th-17th***
Grades 7-8: The Interns / 9-12 The Residents
Mondays 5:30-6:30pm, $80
Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm, $80
Home School Special with added ½ hour (Hospital/Enrichment Time) 6-12th grade
Tuesdays 12:00-1:30pm, $125
HousePaws Vets in Training Registration Information
All classes listed are scheduled to take place at the HousePaws Vets in Training Education Center located at 833 Centerton Road, in Mount Laurel, NJ.
- We will give you advance notice if we have to cancel any classes for any reason.
- Sibling discounts are available: 5% off for second child and 10% off for third.
- Contact an administrator if you would like to purchase any classes short of a 5-week session.
- Contact an administrator if you would like a time slot that is not on the set schedule.
Parents are always welcome to stay and watch during all of the sessions as long as there is space available and the learning environment is not disrupted.
Please read our cancellation policy here, Cancellation Policy
If you have any questions about the program or registration, please feel free to contact:
Jasmine Zucker, Program Director
HousePaws Vets in Training Program