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DSPCA 1 Week (4 days) Summer Camp "Animal Care" for ages 6 - 11 years

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DSPCA Rescue Centre

Mount Venus Road

Rathfarnham

Dublin 16

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The DSPCA are running a 4 day "Animal Care" Summer Camps for kids ages 6 - 11 years in the DSPCA Campus in Rathfarnham.

We have space for 20 kids and the camp cost €155 (10% discount for Junior Members/10% discount for siblings).

The camp is from 9.30 – 4.00pm Tuesday – Friday.


Camp participants will learn:

  • Care and handling of “small fluffy animals” (rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, ferrets, etc.)

  • The importance of environmental enrichment for farmyard animals

  • Care and handling of reptiles and other exotics

  • Care and handling of horses and equines

  • Care and handling of cats

  • Care and handling of dogs

  • Dog training/Dog agility

  • Pet First Aid

  • Work of the DSPCA and a short history of animal welfare

  • How to run an animal charity and the importance of Fundraising


Requirements

  • All camp participants must have an up to date anti tetanus vaccine

  • Camp times start sharp at 9.30am so we would appreciate early arrival

  • Camp finishes sharp at 4.00pm so we would appreciate a promt collection

  • Suitable clothing for outdoor activities should be warn (no hoodies please). Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and to bring sun cream. Please refrain from wearing jewellery.

  • Unfortunately we cannot take on people with animal allergies

  • Please notify us of any medical conditions or special requirements before applying

  • Mobile phones may be brought but we would ask that people refrain from using them during course times.

  • Please bring a suitable pack lunch. Tea, Coffee and microwave facilities will be provided.


FAQs

What ages will be accepted onto the Camp?

The DSPCA are running a 4 day summer camp for kids ages 6 - 11 years.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is no public transport.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

  • Suitable clothing for outdoor activities should be warn (no hoodies please).

  • Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and to bring sun cream.

  • Please refrain from wearing jewellery.

  • Please bring a suitable pack lunch.

  • Tea, Coffee and microwave facilities will be provided.

  • All course participants must have an up to date anti tetanus vaccine.

  • Unfortunately we cannot take on people with animal allergies.

  • Please notify us of any medical conditions or special requirements before applying.

  • Mobile phones may be brought but we would ask that people refrain from using them during course times.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Gillian at education@dspca.ie 01/4994705


Have questions about DSPCA "Animal Care" Summer Camps?

Contact DSPCA at education@dspca.ie

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Mount Venus Road

Rathfarnham

Dublin 16

Ireland

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