Kidz ‘n Critters Camp is back! | Children & Pets

Want to invest your summer season participating in and finding out about animals?  Seems enjoyment, ideal?  But sorry, this software is for kids only!  If you have a kid that enjoys animals and is severe about finding out all about them, this is the area for them.   Enroll them in our academic “Kidz ‘n Critters” working day camp.  There your baby will meet up with other like-minded youngsters and find out about animals and animal treatment in a pleasurable placing.  The camp invites animal pros on a vast variety of matters to share their information with the campers. Earlier speakers have incorporated pet trainers, chicken rescuers, bee raisers, K9 Officers, veterinary experts, animal handle officers, goat keepers, bat rescuers and additional.  We are even now in the procedure of lining up this year’s speakers but are absolutely sure that they will be fascinating! In addition, the campers take part in craft projects, view films, perform games, and commit time socializing with shelter animals – which is everyone’s most loved portion of the camp!

There are four classes of fun for campers of distinct quality ranges so they can make friends with animal-loving friends.  Session 1, July 11-15, is for small children likely into grades 2 & 3  Session 2, July 18-22, is for pupils going into grades 4 & 5 Session 3, July 25-29, is for learners likely into grades 6 & 7 and Session 4, August 1-5, is all over again for little ones heading into grades 4 & 5.  Every session meets from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday by Friday, and the value is $150 with a $25 low cost for siblings (scholarships are accessible) and incorporates a camp t-shirt.   

Discovering about the part of the shelter in the neighborhood, why we are in this article, and how just about every human being can make a difference to support animals, is an fundamental concept all through the camp.  Pupils will master the relevance of spaying and neutering, training their pets, earning a lifetime motivation, and microchips/ID tags.  They will also find out about all the plans we supply our group to help animals.  With any luck , this will permit them consider greater treatment of their individual pets at house!  Never be amazed if the entire household learns some thing new as the campers eagerly share what they figured out in the course of their time below. 

Camp will be a hybrid this year of becoming outdoor/indoors.  We will be subsequent all demanded County Covid protocols and stimulate the use of masks for everyone’s safety.  Every single session has confined enrollment and with everyone enthusiastic about the return of our well-liked little ones program we are certain they will fill up immediately.

Consider your little one would be fascinated in participating?  Indication-ups have started off and are taken on a 1st-arrive, initial-serve foundation.  Registration is on-line and the url is offered on our internet site less than the ‘programs & events’ tab (https://rpanimalshelter.org/applications-gatherings/summer season-camp-2/).  As soon as your software is been given, and recognized, you will be contacted for payment.  Room is not reserved right until payment is received.    The shelter is open up for payment Friday-Saturday-Sunday 1-5:30 p.m. and is found at 301 J. Rogers Lane (off Redwood Generate). Do not skip this chance to give your young animal lover a pleasurable summertime working experience!

Forthcoming situations:

“Get Them Again Home” Marketing campaign – Every single dropped pet should really have a way to get back dwelling.  Cost-free pet ID tag and a back again-up microchip are obtainable to all citizens of Rohnert Park and the Metropolis of Cotati.  Get in touch with for an appointment, 707-584-1582.

Take care of-it Clinics – Absolutely free spay and neuters for cats and $100 pet dog surgeries (up to 80 lbs.) for low-earnings Rohnert Park and Cotati inhabitants.  Simply call 588-3531 for an appointment. 

Mickey Zeldes is the supervisor at the Rohnert Park Animal Shelter. She can be contacted at [email protected]