Unravel the Mystery of Scent - Working and Observer spots

Spiritdance Tracking Workshops are purposely kept small so everyone has a chance to work and ask questions to learn over two days. 

These are NEW workshops being offered to help people become successful in the urban tracking environment. 6 working spots and 4 observer spots will be available. 

Working Spots - must commit to two days to see how your dog transforms with four opportunities to track and find articles in a variety of urban settings and conditions (morning and evening).
Working Spots will be offered to 4 experienced (TD - ready or already training in urban environments) and 2 beginner teams - no tracking experience. 

Please visit this website to view the poster and additional details:

Location: Locations in and around Olds, Alberta
Date: June 23-24, 2018
Time: Saturday - all day with an afternoon break (2-6 pm) and resume in the evening. Sunday - early morning to 2 pm. 
Cost: $250 for a working spot. $50/day for an observer spot.

*Note - Private lessons are $75. A working spot will entail 4 tracks (lessons) with help and critique over two days, morning and evening plus the chance to learn from other teams. This is a $370 value for $250. 

Observers will assist with track laying, participate in scent evaluation, observe teams, listen to debriefing.

Workshops will include:
- scent theory
- line communication
- reading your dog
- understanding the urban environment
- tools to train for success
- opportunities to participate in urban scent challenges for working teams
- a chance to observe experienced dogs at work for beginners
- maps and handouts
- other goodies!

Other details will be provided to registered participants after the deadline.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  June 8, 2018 for working spots, or when 6 participants have registered*

*Payment is required to complete registration**. Please send Interac e-transfer to spiritdance@shaw.ca and let me know your password. If you do not use e-transfer please email me to discuss PayPal (a very small extra fee is requested to cover Paypal overhead costs). If this course fills there will be no holds. If a minimum of 4 people is not reached this course may be cancelled and money refunded in full. There will be no refunds after the deadline. 

You will be notified of your successful registration by June 9, 2018 (or sooner, once payment is received)

Questions? Please email me at spiritdance@shaw.ca with any questions about the seminar.

I look forward to being your coach! 

Your Coach
Donna Brinkworth

**Instructor reserves the right to decline applications to participate or to reserve spots on an individual basis

* 1. I will be participating in the OLDS workshop

* 2. Please tell me a bit about your tracking experience and the dog you are working with

* 3. Your Name

* 4. Email address and phone number

* 5. I understand that I will be requested to sign a waiver as a condition of participation

* 6. I will send payment by e-transfer to complete registration. Please email your chosen password to spiritdance@shaw.ca and make the transfer payable to Donna Brinkworth. Payment deadline is June 8, 2018. Please note that registrations will be accepted in order received including payment in order to guarantee a working spot. Each registration will be digitally time-stamped. Thank you. (*a small additional fee will apply for PayPal registration, please inquire).