APA Programs

To learn more please contact communityprograms@apamo.org or to submit a request to schedule a program, download the APA Program Request Form.

APA Program Request Form

No More Bullying!

An innovative elementary school bullying and violence prevention curriculum which conveys the significance of treating all beings with care. It inspires students to live healthier lives and become valuable contributors within their community.

Learn more about No More Bullying!

Bow Wow Volunteer Now

This service learning project for children teaches teamwork, the value of community, and the everlasting importance of the human/animal bond.

Animal Welfare for Kids

Students learn what a puppy mill is, the difference between buying a pet and adopting one, and why adoption is the kindest option.

Girl and Boy Scouts

We offer classes, badge programs, tours and service projects for Girl and Boy Scouts.

Kind Kids Story Time

Toddlers learn love and compassion for all living things by playing games and telling stories at your school or the Adoption Center.

Tuesday Tails

Volunteers will lead story time for community children and their parents followed by a shelter tour. No reservations are necessary, and all are welcome to attend. Meet every Tuesday at the APA facility from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Stories will be appropriate for children ages 2-5 years.

Safety with Animals

Kids learn the ways dogs and cats communicate, the proper way to approach a dog, and what to do if approached by a stray animal. Ages 4+.

Animal Welfare 101

This class helps adults and mature students understand how the different animal agencies in St. Louis work together to serve animals and people. Adults and students ages 13+.