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Camp Maddie: Foster Edition

  • 1.  Camp Maddie: Foster Edition

    Posted 10-26-2023 09:38 AM

    Camp Maddie is a new learning series beginning with a virtual half-day foster care edition. 
    DATE: Thursday, December 7th from 9 am - 1 pm PT (12 pm - 4 pm ET) 
    We'll cover a variety of topics and share successful strategies through short 20-minute presentations, panel discussions, video snippets and Q&A sessions. The focus will be on recruiting foster caregivers for adult dogs (but everyone is welcome!). 

    Presenters from across the country who specialize in foster care will discuss breaking down barriers in the foster field, how they recruit foster caregivers, and provide insight into strategies they use to make fostering accessible in their communities. 

    Who should attend? Everyone is welcome. Camp Maddie is perfect for those interested or involved in existing foster care programs, foster coordinators, marketing, leadership and operations enthusiasts.  

    Participants will be eligible for up to 4 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) and National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) continued education credit hours. 
    Topics and featured programs include 
    • Low-Barrier Onboarding for High Community Engagement  with @Luis Quintanilla, @Clare Callison and @Becky Costner
    • Dog Foster Recruitment Strategies that are Working Right Now  with @Whitney Fang, @Meaghan Colville and Jennifer Taylor
    • Maximizing Placements through Collaboration at Operation Kindness with @Shonyae Johnson and @Abigail Principe
    • Expanding Foster Programs with Foster+ at Dallas Pets Alive! with @Jenay Bennett
    • Doggy Day Out Marketing Process at KC Pet Project with @Tori Fugate
    • Foster Dog Social Events at Animal Welfare League of Arlington with @Samantha Wolfman
    • Innovative Foster Caregiver Recruitment Techniques at Palm Valley Animal Society with @Faith Wright and @Gloria Hudson
    • Converting Pet Finders to Foster Caregivers at Austin Pets Alive! with @Lucy Fernandez
    • and more! 

    More information on the Camp Maddie Event Page
    Here's a sneak peak:  

    See you there! 



    Kelly Duer
    Senior Community Solutions Specialist
    Maddie's Fund