Cavy (Guinea Pig)

CAVY (Guinea Pig)

What you can do in this project:

  • Learn  proper care, handling, feeding, habitat set-up, and how to train/teach tricks to a guinea pig
  • Gain knowledge and skills for showing cavies (this is for interest only; cavies are not shown at the OCF)
  • Observe cavy behaviors and interactions with other cavies
  • Share cavy information and resources with others as you bridge new friendships

Grades: 3-13

Cost: Cost needed to procure a cavy (usually $20-$50), cage, and grooming tools

Equipment Needed: Cavy, cage, feeding, and grooming tools. Project leaders can assist youth in procuring a cavy.  Youth may begin the project without a cavy, but should obtain one by March.

Dates: The meetings are held on Thursday evenings as scheduled. The meeting time is 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm. Members can bring their cavy to the meetings. Meetings will be held in the Auditorium of the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W Main Street, Port Washington, WI.

Meeting Dates are on First Thursdays in 2019-2020 (note the group does not meet in January):

  • October 3, 2019
  • November 7, 2019
  • December 5, 2019
  • February 6, 2020
  • March 5, 2020
  • April 2, 2020
  • May 7, 2020

Questions, please contact:

Cheryl Belongia at cbelongia@wi.rr.com

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