EPIC Animal Camp is a fun and educational week for children with a heart for animals. This half-day camp for 7-12 year olds will be held July 24-28 at Southside Baptist Church in San Marco and costs $35. Arts and crafts, games and visits from some real EPIC animals will teach us how to understand, interact with and care for pets and other animal friends. This event is sponsored by Friends of Jacksonville Animals and EPIC Outreach.
Friends of Jacksonville Animals (FOJA) is a nonprofit organization that works directly with Animal Care and Protective Services to benefit the lives of shelter animals by focusing on fundraising. The money raised assists with medical care, enrich the shelter environment and promote adoptions to reduce euthanasia.
EPIC Outreach is a nonprofit that focuses on sharing information to inspire compassion and creating a kinder world for people, animals and the environment. Through education, networking and outreach events, EPIC Outreach shares information with children and adults about pets, wildlife and margins life. This is possible through classes, camps, events, Girl Scout meetings and after school programs.