We offer three structured Excursion Programs designed according to the learning levels of students. Each program is two hours in duration, including a break for lunch or morning tea (lunch not provided). Our Education Director is happy to tailor a program, in consultation with the class teacher, to the learning needs of individual class groups if so required.
COST: $10 per student (minimum 25 students), which includes a ‘take-home’ pack for students.
Level One (P – 3): ‘Companion Animals and their Needs’
Students learn about the basic needs of companion animals, how they think, feel and behave and how they should be treated. Students engage in hands-on rotational learning activities designed to enhance their awareness of responsible animal care. Students are given the opportunity to get up-close with Refuge animals and learn some basic dog and cat safety, obedience and grooming skills.
Students learn all about the four steps of responsible companion animal care – desexing, identifying, training and keeping their companion animal safe and happy. Students engage in hands-on rotational learning activities designed to enhance their knowledge in the four areas of responsible animal care. Students are given the opportunity to get up-close with Refuge animals and learn some basic dog and cat safety, obedience and grooming skills.
Students learn about contemporary companion animal issues in Australia and the ethical and environmental challenges concerned with reducing pet overpopulation. Students engage in hands-on rotational learning activities in which students analyse the effectiveness of current solutions and create possible strategies to help solve animal welfare issues. Students are given the opportunity to get up-close with Refuge animals and learn ways in which they can individually make a difference for refuge animals.
Excursion Programs are also available for vacation care groups, community and study groups. For more information or to book an Excursion, please contact the AWLQ Education Division.
We have been made aware of a telemarketing campaign that is currently occurring where the caller will try to solicit funds by claiming to be from Animal Welfare League Queensland or AWLQ.
Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) does not utilise the services of telemarketing or door-to-door fundraisers for any of our campaigns.
Please be assured that all donations to AWLQ are processed online via our secure payment gateway at www.awlqld.com.au/donate. Please keep this in mind when making a donation, if you are ever unsure call us on 07 5509 9014. Thank you for your continued support!