Do you have a passion for animals? Are you interested in learning more about different species, their particular health care needs and possible careers in veterinary medicine?
Then this project is for you!
Project completion requirements:
To receive a 4-H Certificate of Achievement, members must:
- participate in at least 5 of the 6 sessions; and
- write and submit a 250 word report discussing two of the topics covered during the project.
The 4-H Vet Project includes six two-hour sessions, presented by faculty, staff and students of the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown.
WHO: 4-H PEI members 14-21 years of age as of January 1st, 2016. Maximum 20 members accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority will be given to those who have not taken the Project in previous years.The project will not go ahead unless a minimum of 10 members register.
WHEN: Sessions will be held on six consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:45 to 9:00 p.m. commencing Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
WHERE: Atlantic Veterinary College, Charlottetown
This year's sessions will include:
- Basic Pet First Aid
- What Goes Around May Come Around: Herd Biosecurity
- Wild About Wildlife
- Clicker Training Your Pet
- Bovine Obstetrics: How to Approach Calving Problems & Artificial Insemination
- Equine Emergencies & Equine Physical Exam
- Small Animal Physical
COST: $15 per member
(cash or cheque payable to the PEI 4-H Council and due before the first session)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
Members will not be considered for this Project until their completed application forms are received by the Provincial Council office.
Completed application forms can be:
a) scanned and emailed to Administrative Director Kelly Mullaly at: firstname.lastname@example.org;
b) faxed to the Provincial Office at: 902-368-6289;
c) mailed to the Provincial Office at: PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8;
d) dropped off at the Provincial Office at: Room 235, Royalty Center, 40 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown between 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
CLICK HERE to download a copy of the Registration Form.
IMPORTANT -- PLEASE READ:
We are currently exploring the opportunity for our Vet Project members to travel to Dalhousie’s Agricultural Campus in Truro, Nova Scotia, for a one-night stay (transportation to be provided). This will take place on May 7 & 8 -- which also happens to be 4-H Weekend in Nova Scotia! Members will have the opportunity to tour the campus and learn more about their range of programs in veterinary sciences including: Veterinary Technology (Diploma), Pre-Veterinary Sciences and their newest: four-year Bioveterinary Sciences Program.
There will be an extra cost for this portion of the project for those members who choose to attend.Please make sure you indicate your interest in this additional project element on your registration form!