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CHAT Club is an educational club for children ages 8-15 at the Capital Area Humane Society. Meetings provide members with the opportunity to get involved with the animals at the shelter through animal handling (puppies, kittens, dogs, cats, and pocket pets), lessons about animals, and responsible pet ownership and fun activities.

Sign up for CHAT Club today! Registration forms are available below or at the shelter. Parental permission forms will be sent.

CHAT Club fee is $30, payable on or  before the first meeting. The cost for a CHAT Club tee shirt is $10. Club tee shirts are required and can be used throughout the year.

New member orientation will be held on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m. 

Parents do not need to attend the meetings, but are expected to pick their children up by 6:45 p.m.

Please contact Lindsay Sandusky at (517) 626-6821, ext. 130 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   for more information or to sign up for CHAT Club.

CHAT Club meetings will be held on the following dates from 4:30-6:45 p.m. In case of bad weather during the winter months, CHAT Club will be cancelled when the Lansing School District cancels school for that day. Generally, meetings are held every TUESDAY of each month. All CHAT members are welcome to attend Junior Volunteering League (JVL) meetings every Thursday from 4-6 p.m.

Winter CHAT 2014-15
December 9 - New CHAT Parent Orientation at 6:30 p.m.
December 16 - Holiday Party
December 23 - NO CHAT
December 30 - NO CHAT
January 6
January 13
January 20
January 27
February 3
February 10 - Valentine's Party
February 17


Jr. Volunteering League (JVL) meets each thursday throughout the school year from 4-6 p.m. Students may attend any or all session dates. The term is limited to the first 50 children who apply. JVL members must bring their punch card or payment to every meeting.

Winter JVL 2014-15
December 4
December 11
December 18
December 25 - NO JVL
January 1 - NO JVL
January 8
January 15
January 22
January 29
February 5
February 12
February 19
February 26

Registration Forms:


Click here for a registration form


Registration forms should be sent to:
Capital Area Humane Society
Lindsay Sandusky
7095 West Grand River Avenue
Lansing, MI 48906






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