A dozen club volunteers turn out to help eight blind and visually impaired children and ten blind and visually impaired adults interact with the Sensory Safari. The group worked chapter volunteers over with non-stop questions about the animals and themselves. One of our AWLS alumni worked with a blind autistic boy who at first would not touch any animal. Thirty minutes later, he was eagerly following her to the next animal and touching every display. His mother, with tears in her eyes, commented that this was a much better experience for him than going to the zoo.
South Western Ontario Chapter Youth Hunt
On Saturday, March 28, the South Western Ontario Chapter’s Skunks Misery Outdoor Heritage committee organized a youth hunt at Autumn Olive Game Preserve where 29 youth from the area hunted upland game. They also Continue reading International Chapter Spotlight
Twelve happy youngsters and twelve dedicated volunteers got together for Waterfowler Heritage Day in South Western Ontario, Canada. It was made possible through the cooperation of SCI’s South Western Ontario Chapter and Delta Waterfowl who jointly sponsored firearms, ammunition and decoys. Part of a new province-wide initiative, the event is intended to introduce youth to waterfowl hunting.