Changes to the 2020 Dog Days of Summer program!

 

Dog Days of Summer Event Logo with Fidelco Pup Relaxing in Fidelco Harness with Sumny Beach Background During this time of staying safe at home, Fidelco Guide Dogs thrilled to offer a fun filled Virtual Dog Days of Summer Children’s Program to take the place of our in-person summer program! Please stay tuned as we finalize this exciting experience that can be done from the safety of your own home during the month of July. See below for program highlights. Full registration details will be available soon.

Please note if you have already registered your child(ren) for the in-person summer program, you will be contacted by Tricia Rowold soon. (trowold@fidelco.org)

 

 

Week 1: Let's Get Creative
Fact Booklet: Fun Fidelco facts
Activity: Snuffle Mat Activity
Activity: Silly Stories: Fill-in Books
Activity: Robo-Dog: Build Your Own Robo-Dog Competition
Activity: Matching Tie Dye T-shirt/Dog Bandana Activity
Activity: Balloon Helicopter Craft
Live: Tao Dog Yoga
Live: Sidewalk Drawings (with additional time lapsed videos)
Extra: Other activities to do at home for fun at your own pace

Week 2: What is Blindness Like?
Fact Booklet: Learn new facts about blindness and the tools used by those who are blind
Activity: Daily Challenges (with included blindfold)
Activity: Hands-on with an Accessibility Tool - How it's used, What it id, What does the Braille say?
Activity: Learning to Read and Write in Braille
Activity: Silly Stories: Fill-in Books
Live: Special Guest - Fidelco Client
Live: Special Guest - Ashley and Danson:Learn about different tools to help those who are blind
Live: Special Guest - Visual Impairment Doctor
Extra: Other activities to do at home for fun at your own pace

Week 3: All About Puppies
Fact Booklet: Learn about German Shepherd guide dog puppies
Activity: Puppy Suncatcher Activity
Activity: Popsicle Stick Pup House/Bird Feeder
Activity: Silly Stories: Fill-in Books
Activity: Name Submission (to name one of the puppies)
Live: What Puppies Learn (at just 1.5 weeks old and on)
Live: Puppy Cam Bingo (spot the items to win the game)
Live: Name a Puppy! (find out which name won the contest)
Extra: Other activities to do at home for fun at your own pace

Week 4: Training Dog Tips
Training cards: How to train and tips on making it work by Fidelco Trainers/Instructors
Activity: Create Toys to Keep your Dog's Brain Thinking
Activity: Make Your own Training Treats
Activity: Silly Stories: Fill-in Books
Live: Training Cam Bingo (spot the items to win the game)
Live: Kennel Tour (an inside look into where our dogs live)
Live: Inside look into the training of Fidelco guide dogs as they work in real-life environments
Extra: Other activities to do at home for fun at your own pace