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August 8 - 11, 2008 (Check in 8 - 9 am on Friday, classes run 9 - 5 pm Friday - Sunday; 9 - noon on Monday - Campers WELCOME to stay and play Monday afternoon! Official camp end is 3 pm on Monday)
Clubs - get your trainers WMA-certified ! Now in our 16th year!
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DESIGNED FOR: Experienced agility students who are already teaching or assisting classes. Take home the latest and most effective ways to help dogs and their handlers learn basic and advanced agility skills.
LIMITS: Limited to 12 campers.
FEE: (Includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks): $750 / working spot with or without one dog (extra dogs add $50 / dog); $375 for NON-CERTIFYING auditors without dogs. All fees are in US dollars.
EMPHASIS ON: Turning out smart teachers who understand and can apply: Rules of operant conditioning, dog and handler styles, Clicker-based teaching methods and much, much more. The WMA program has raised the standard of teaching agility in the US and Internationally.
Field and classroom work.
Clickers and operant expertise.
Lots of personal attention in a supportive atmosphere.
Lots to learn, with or without a dog!
The WMA instructor certificate is the premiere agility training credential - hundreds of instructors and thousands of dogs have benefitted from this positive program.
DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE: Both Forms open with Acrobat Reader.
IMPORTANT CAMP INFORMATION:
WMA facilities: 100 acres in the heart of New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest with 2 grass agility fields next to a swimming pond; plenty of shade; walking trails with beautiful views, creeks and wildlife.
Indoor classroom, Indoor bathroom, beautiful pavilion for dining "Al fresco" and swapping notes or just for taking a break.
NEWLY RENOVATED 9200 sq. ft. INDOOR ARENA BOASTS NEW CUSTOM ASTROTURF / WHITE SAND FOOTING. THE VERY BEST!
Non - skid
Feels like real turf underfoot
Separate, fully matted crating / working area
NEW addition to the arena features a large, well insulated matted working / crating area and separate, HEATED viewing room!
An explanation of the $50 surcharge for each additional dog...
At WMA camps, we don't believe in closet dogs! Every dog, working or "non working", is part of the group and welcome to enjoy the camp. You may certainly switch dogs between sessions (not within sessions, please), and choose which dog to work in which session.
We keep these camps small, and we turn down a lot of money to do so! I think you'll appreciate that we don't let a small canine working group accidentally become a large canine social unit. Camps here afford you as much work as you want without being crowded. The result is low stress for people and dogs.
No individual will be allowed to participate without a SIGNED WAIVER (located on your camp's registration form).
Please send your dog's Veterinary Information Form (for EACH dog you are bringing), signed by your veterinarian, with your balance of payment. Download (Acrobat PDF file) :
Balance of payment is due 1 month prior to the beginning of your camp. Due date is listed on your Camp Registration Form.
Your spot in a camp / seminar will be reserved upon receipt of your non-refundable $150 deposit. Balance is DUE 1 month prior to the beginning of your camp. (Please refer to your camp's registration form for exact date)
Refunds: If you find you will be unable to attend a camp that you've signed up for, WMA will refund the amount paid to date LESS $150 if the request is made before the balance due date for your camp. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE CAMP'S "BALANCE DUE" DATE.
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