WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County SPCA is looking for a few good readers for its inaugural Tale for Two Summer Reading Challenge.
Tale For Two encourages children ages 6 – 15 to read aloud to adoptable animals at the SPCA. Animals benefit from the increased socialization and reduced stress levels, while children work on their literacy and reading skills, building their self-esteem and confidence.
This summer’s reading challenge sessions, available in groups of 6 (program cost $40) or 12 (program cost $70), are available on Tuesdays, June 18 – September 3, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the SPCA’s location on Harlem Road in West Seneca. Each reading session is 30 minutes in length.
Readers and parents/guardians are required to attend one hour-long orientation session at the SPCA either Thursday, May 30, at 5 p.m. or Saturday, June 8, at 3 p.m.
You can register for the Tale for Two Summer Reading Challenge and one orientation session by clicking here.