We currently are not scheduling reading dates for another few months while we work through scheduling details! We expect to begin the program again in the coming months!
We encourage you to revisit the Youth Outreach page for more ideas on how your kids can get involved in helping the cats and dogs of Five Acres until we get Rescue Readers back up and running! Once Rescue Readers is reopened, please come back here and fill out the participant application that will be at the bottom of this page!
Thank you for your interest in our Jr. Volunteer Rescue Readers Reading Program! We welcome kids and their parents to come to Five Acres Animal Shelter during scheduled Rescue Readers program times. You are welcome to bring books from home or choose from our animal friendly collection, and you are welcome to bring a blanket to sit on as well!
We spend the first 15 minutes learning about Five Acres Animal Shelter and also hearing some tips on how to sit with a dog and cat and be able read and pet all at the same time! The doggies and cats LOVE the sound of children’s voices!