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KineticDog is hosting our fifth annual Winter Camp!  Join Jessica Ajoux, Mary Ellen Barry and Perry DeWitt for these exciting camps and workshops.  Both Jessica and MEB are OneMind Dog coaches, while Perry is an Assistant coach. We will help you fine tune your handling, apply the 3 C’s (Connect, Commit, Cue) and learn agility from your dog’s perspective.  What a great way to ward off the winter blues! These camps will be held at Orchard Hills Dog Training in Barto, PA.  The site is indoors, heated on Sprinturf.  There will be 2 rings adjacent to each other.  Dogs that are highly distracted by other working dogs are not well suited for our camps.

 

There are three camps offered: a Sequencing Camp and 2 Coursework Camps/  New for this year, we have added workshops  Descriptions and further information is listed below.

 

Dates:

·       Friday Feb 1- Workshops (Jess & Perry)

·       Sat 2/2 & Sun 2/3 – Coursework Camp (Jess & MEB)

·       Friday 2/15 – Workshops (Jess & Perry)

·       Saturday 2/16 & Sunday 2/17 – Coursework Camp (Jess & MEB)

·       Saturday 2/23 & Sunday 2/24 – Sequencing Camp (Jess & MEB)

 

Costs:

2 day camps - $425 working spot / $100 per day auditing spot.  Limit 20 working spots.

Full day workshop - $215 working spot / $100 per day auditing spot.  Limit 10 working spots

Half day workshops - $110 working spot / $50 per half day auditing spot. Limit 9 working spots

 

All camps and workshops are no frills, bring your own lunch and snacks.

 

You must register and pay for both days of the handling camps.  There is no sharing of camp spots and no partial camp spots will be available unless spots are still available after January 1.

 

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Registration:

 

Registration will open on Monday, December 10 at 8am EST.  Registration will open to everyone at that time, although current KineticDog students and 2018 Winter campers who register within the first 30 minutes will be given priority for working spots.

 

Click Here to Register - You do not need to be logged in to register. This is a generic registration form that is not linked to your account.  Please contact me prior to the opening date/time with any questions that you have regarding registration.

 

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Coursework Camp: Offered twice

Instructors: Jessica & Mary Ellen

2/2 & 2/3 (Sat & Sun)

2/16-2/17 (Sat & Sun)

 

Handlers will be put to the test learning how to apply OneMind Dogs techniques and methodology to longer, technical courses.  Dogs should be 18 months or older, proficient on all obstacles, and should be able to complete USDAA Challenge, UKI Masters/Champ level courses.

 

Prerequisites: Participants MUST be familiar with OMD methodology.  

 

Participants will spend 1 day with Jessica and 1 day with MEB. 

 

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Sequencing Camp: 2/23-2/24 (Sat & Sun)

Instructors: Jessica & Mary Ellen

 

Handlers will learn how and where to apply the OMD techniques using shorter sequences. Contacts and weaves will not be included.  Dogs should have a solid start line and should be sequencing 8-10 obstacles consisting of jumps and tunnels (full height jumps not required).  Dogs and puppies 8 months and older are welcome.

 

Prerequisites: Participants MUST be familiar with OMD methodology.  

 

Participants will spend 1 day with Jessica and 1 day with MEB. 

 

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New for 2019 – Workshops!!

 

Jessica Ajoux – Advanced Technical Skills

Friday 2/1 – 9am-5pm

Jessica will put you to the test on some of the dog and handler skills that are needed for more technical coursework.  Dogs should be doing all equipment and should be able to handle technical sequences.

 

Perry DeWitt – Either/Or Training

Friday 2/1 – 9am-12:15pm

Do you and your dog understand the cues to give when he has multiple choices on which obstacle to take or which direction to approach or exit a jump or tunnel? Perry will work with you on short sequences offering choices, EITHER this one OR that one.  Dogs should be 8 months old and be sequencing jumps and tunnels.

 

Perry DeWitt – Puppies

Friday 2/1 – 1:30pm-4:45pm

Fun puppy stuff…. needs no further description. (Will be different exercises from 2/15 workshop)

 

Jessica Ajoux – Puppies

Friday 2/15 - 9am-12:15pm

Fun puppy stuff…. needs no further description (Will be different exercises from 2/1 workshop)

 

Perry DeWitt – Threadles

Friday 2/15 - 9am-12:15pm

Work with Perry on bringing your dog to the inside of a jump.  Dogs should be 8 months old and be sequencing jumps and tunnels.

 

Jessica Ajoux – Either/Or Training (including contacts)

Friday 2/15 – 1:30pm-4:45pm

Do you and your dog understand the cues to give when he has multiple choices on which obstacle to take or which direction to approach or exit a jump or tunnel? Jessica will work with you on short sequences offering choices, EITHER this one OR that one.  Dogs should be 12 months old and be sequencing jumps, tunnels and contacts.

 

Perry DeWitt – Back Sides

Friday 2/15 – 1:30pm-4:45pm          

Work with Perry on all things relating to the backside jump including: Blinds, Front Crosses, German, Running on the Dog’s Line, Reverse Wrap etc.  Perry will help you handle with precision and will help your dog’s understanding of the skill.