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Animal Lovers

15 July - 19 July

Where:  Jersey, a range of locations including the zoo, a farm, a kennel, a horse riding stables, Ecrehous and the beach!

Year groups: 8, 9 

Cost: £200

Activity leaders: Miss Gomes

Drop off & collection from various venues 9am-3pm

This is an exciting opportunity for those who are passionate about animals and want to learn more about animal behaviour, animal care, animal habitat, and conservation. The week will include:

  • Caring for a horse, including handling, feeding, cleaning out, grooming and tack, and develop riding skills.
  • A trip to the zoo which includes a Keeper talk, an enrichment making session and an enclosure design.
  • A visit to a farm to walk a herd of cows, see the baby calves and pigs and the mini dairy.
  • A visit to a dog kennel to learn about what they do, the well-being of dogs and an opportunity to play with the dogs during their exercise period.
  • A beach day with a 2 hour wildlife safaris to Ecrehous for dolphin, seal and birdlife spotting. This day will include marine and wildlife activities and a BBQ on the beach!

Participants will develop the following capacities:

  • Care
  • Mindfulness
  • Absorption
  • Perseverance
  • Collaboration
  • Empathy and Listening
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Questioning

Details

Start:
15 July
End:
19 July
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