In-Person: Animal Helpers Badge with Sacramento SPCA

In-Person: Animal Helpers Badge with Sacramento SPCA

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Date: Sat Sep 17, 10:30 AM EST - Sat Sep 17, 11:45 AM EST
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Cadettes! Earn your Animal Helper Badge with Sacramento SPCA by exploring the connection between humans and animals. Go on a tour of the Sacramento SPCA, learn about jobs working with rescue animals, experience the relationship between pet owners and their therapy animals, and expand upon how animals keep us safe with the SPCA's behavior team.

Badge Connections: During this program girls will complete the following Badge steps:

  • Cadette Animal Helpers Badge – All Steps

Program facilitated by: Sacramento SPCA, a GSHCC Program Partner

Program Fee: $7 for girl members, $7 for adult members

Program Fee Includes: In-person instruction, a donation to Sacramento SPCA, and a place for Girl Scouts to build new friendships. A badge is not included. The badge can be purchased separately from the Girl Scout Shop.

Supplies Needed:

  • Masks must be worn by anyone at this event, regardless of vaccination status

General Location: Sacramento, CA

  • Exact address can be found in your MYGS after registering for the event, and will also be included in the information letter.

Note: This event takes place in an indoor setting.

Registration: A minimum of 5 registered participants are required to hold this event. In the event that the minimum is not met, you will be notified before the event date, and a full refund will be processed.

Adult Supervision:

Supervision will be provided by Sacramento SPCA Staff and Registered Girl Scout Adults.

  • Space is limited, please keep registered adults to ratios listed in Safety Activity Checkpoints.
  • This event is hosted and run by a third party.
  • GSHCC staff will not be present.
  • If dropping off your girl, the authorized person at pick up will be required to show their ID.

Notice: GSHCC has performed a site visit to this Program Partner’s facilities and has determined that they adhere to the GSHCC COVD-19 In-Person programming guidelines.

COVID-19 Guidance: If you or someone attending this event, answer yes to any of the questions listed in the Screening Questions found in the information letter, with the exception of being tested for COVID-19 and receiving a negative result, we recommend that they stay home and continue to quarantine until confident they do not have the virus.

Information Letter: Once you have registered you can find the information letter by logging in to your My Account, go to My Events and select the event. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the information letter under Additional Documentation. An e-mail will be sent out 1 week before the scheduled event with the information letter for the event. If you register after this time, you will need to go through your My Account to get the information letter or reach out to customer care.

Not a member? Join now and save! Become a member before registering for this event to take advantage of our member pricing, plus save on other GSHCC events for the rest of the year! A Girl Scout membership is $25 a year. A membership year runs from October to September.


If the activity requires a deposit, deposits are non-refundable.
You may swap participants up until the day of the activity.
Refunds will not be given for in person activities or training fees of $5 and less.
All other activities will be processed as follows:
21 calendar days before the activity – 100%
12-20 calendar days before the activity – 50%
11 or fewer calendar days before the activity – No refunds

Once in a while, GSHCC may have to cancel an event. In the event that Girl Scouts Heart of Central California finds it necessary to cancel an activity or training, all troops/groups or individuals having submitted registrations and payments will receive a full refund.

Note: In the event of extenuating circumstances such as illnesses, deaths in the immediate family and other catastrophic events, GSHCC will consider refunds on a case-by-case basis.

All refund requests should be submitted in writing to customer care.