Camp Roar
          Along with our two sessions for 8-11 year old children, the rescue center is proud to announce our first ever Camp Roar for 12-15 year-old children

Have your 8-11 and/or 12-15 year old child experience CAMP ROAR at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center (EFRC).  Campers will enjoy learning about our lions, tigers, leopards, pumas, servals and bobcats while taking part in educational activities that will include BIG CAT and endangered species facts, a simulated rescue of BIG CATS, rescue stories of our resident felines, and the day-to-day running of the center. 

Camp dates for 8-11 year old children are July 6 and 13 and July 20 for 12-15 year-old children.  

Registration is open and the cost is $75.00 per child.

Possible activities for Camp Roar
Scavenger Hunt Tour with learning stations
Big Cat Games
Simulated medical procedure on a stuffed animal feline
Cat enrichment activity
Simulated rescue of big cats
Art activity, head keeper speech, games, etc.
 
 
CAMP DAY
 
What to wear
Weather appropriate clothing (we tour in rain or shine)
Tennis shoes
Hat
 
What to bring:
Sunscreen
Apply bug repellent before arriving at the EFRC
Camera (campers are encouraged to take photos)
 
What not to bring:
Food (A nutritious lunch and snack will be served)
Electronic games or toys
 
Arrival procedures:
Campers need to arrive at the EFRC at 9:45 am.  Bring your child to the building in the EFRC parking lot just east of the EFRC main entrance.  Parents are welcome to remain with their child until 10:00 am to meet the instructor and ask any questions they might have. At 10:00 am parents will need to depart and return at 4:00 pm.  Terre Haute and Bloomington are within driving distance of the center and offer a variety of restaurants and activities for parents.
 
Pick up procedures:
Parents will need to retrieve their child at 4:00 pm at the same location as drop off.
 
EFRC Camp Roar Rules and Regulations
(PLEASE REVIEW THESE RULES WITH YOUR CHILD BEFORE ARRIVING ON CAMP DAY)
  • THERE WILL BE NO PETTING OF CATS
  • CAMPERS WILL NOT HAVE DIRECT INTERACTION WITH CATS
  • CAMPERS ARE REQUIRED TO LISTEN AND FOLLOW ALL DIRECTION FROM CAMP INSTRUCTOR AND ALL EFRC STAFF
  • ALL CAMPERS MUST STAY WITH THE GROUP
  • CAMPERS ARE TO REMAIN THREE FEET FROM ENCLOSURES
  • CAMPERS MUST WALK TO ALL DESTINATIONS: NO RUNNING OR SKIPPING
  • THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO HORSEPLAY ALLOWED!!  NO SHOUTING, WHISTLING OR TRYING TO ATTRACT CATS WITH ANIMAL NOISES
  • CAMPERS MUST RESPECT ALL ADULTS, OTHER CAMPERS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND MOST IMPORTANTLY THE CATS
  • ALL CELL PHONES NEED TO BE SILENCED AND STORED.
 
Campers will be supervised by two adults at all times.
 
Camp Instructor: Melanie Bowlin. Melanie has been a volunteer tour guide at the EFRC for over ten years.  When she made her first visit to the center in December 2006, she fell in love with our mission of rescuing abused, neglected and abandoned exotic felines. Melanie has just finished her 26th year of teaching.
 
To cancel and receive a complete refund, one must cancel one week before camp day.
 
Along with our two sessions for 8-11 year old children, the rescue center is proud to announce our first ever Camp Roar for 12-15 year-old children.  Have your 8-11 and/or 12-15 year old child experience CAMP ROAR at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center (EFRC).  Campers will enjoy learning about our lions, tigers, leopards, pumas, servals and bobcats while taking part in educational activities that will include BIG CAT and endangered species facts, a simulated rescue of BIG CATS, rescue stories of our resident felines, and the day-to-day running of the rescue center.  Camp dates for 8-11 year old children are July 6 and 13 and July 20 for 12-15 year-old children.   Registration will open on March 1 and the cost will be $75.00 per child.
 
Possible activities for Camp RoarScavenger Hunt Tour with learning stationsBig Cat GamesSimulated medical procedure on a stuffed animal felineCat enrichment activitySimulated rescue of big catsArt activity, head keeper speech, games, etc.  CAMP DAY What to wearWeather appropriate clothing (we tour in rain or shine)Tennis shoesHat What to briSunscreenApply bug repellent before arriving at the EFRCCamera (campers are encouraged to take phot
               Food (A nutritious lunch and snack will be served)
               Electronic games or toys
 
 
Arrival procedures:
Campers need to arrive at the EFRC at 9:45 am.  Bring your child to the building in the EFRC parking lot just east of the EFRC main entrance.  Parents are welcome to remain with their child until 10:00 am to meet the instructor and ask any questions they might have. At 10:00 am parents will need to depart and return at 4:00 pm.  Terre Haute and Bloomington are within driving distance of the center and offer a variety of restaurants and activities for parents.
 
Pick up procedures:
Parents will need to retrieve their child at 4:00 pm at the same location as drop off.
 
EFRC Camp Roar Rules and Regulations(PLEASE REVIEW THESE RULES WITH YOUR CHILD BEFORE ARRIVING ON CAMP DAY)
 
THERE WILL BE NO PETTING OF CATS
 
CAMPERS WILL NOT HAVE DIRECT INTERACTION WITH CATS
 
CAMPERS ARE REQUIRED TO LISTEN AND FOLLOW ALL DIRECTION FROM CAMP INSTRUCTOR AND ALL EFRC STAFF
 
ALL CAMPERS MUST STAY WITH THE GROUP
 
CAMPERS ARE TO REMAIN THREE FEET FROM ENCLOSURES
 
CAMPERS MUST WALK TO ALL DESTINATIONS: NO RUNNING OR SKIPPING
 
THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO HORSEPLAY ALLOWED!!  NO SHOUTING, WHISTLING OR TRYING TO ATTRACT CATS WITH ANIMAL NOISES
 
CAMPERS MUST RESPECT ALL ADULTS, OTHER CAMPERS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND MOST IMPORTANTLY THE CATS
 
ALL CELL PHONES NEED TO BE SILENCED AND STORED.
 
Campers will be supervised by two adults at all times.
 
Camp Instructor: Melanie Bowlin. Melanie has been a volunteer tour guide at the EFRC for over ten years.  When she made her first visit to the center in December 2006, she fell in love with our mission of rescuing abused, neglected and abandoned exotic felines. Melanie has just finished her 26th year of t
To cancel and receive a complete refund, one must cancel one week before camp day.
 
 
 
 
 

             

Thank you for your continued support!

2221 E. Ashboro Road, Center Point, IN 47840
(812) 835-1130.
 
EFRC Monthly E-NEWS
Open  Tues-Sun  10-5
$10/adults  $5/children 12 & under
 
Guests are NOT permitted to touch, pet or
interact with EFRC cats.