Volunteer Orientation, Dog Handler Training, and Race OverviewJanuary 13, 2020
UP200 – Midnight Run – Jack Pine 30
Volunteer Orientation, Dog Handler Training, and Race Overview
Veteran mushers, UPSDA Board members, and our volunteer coordinators offer a close-up look at aspects of the upcoming sled dog races, including volunteer orientation and hands-on dog handler training.
Essential practice for new dog handlers and valuable information for volunteers. Spectators welcome – get a new perspective about what you see at the races and what it takes to make the races happen from both a musher and race organization perspective!
Date: January 26, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Sands Township Office Complex
987 S. M553
Just south of the Crossroads at M553 and County Road 480
Program will begin inside with an overview of mushing equipment, volunteer opportunities and responsibilities, and the basics of dog handling. Session ends outdoors with a dog handler activity. Program runs approximately 2 hours including the outdoor activity.
Hot chocolate and treats provided by Sands Township Recreation Committee.