Community Events

Trouper Meets His Fans

From time to time, Educators from WEP make appearances at community events and venues, such as nature centers, lecture series, church events, book signings, and community festivals and fairs. Check the calendar on the website to see where Trouper will be next where you may meet Trouper the Blind Raccoon and his WEP team.

If you would like to book an educator from WEP to appear with Trouper the Blind Raccoon or another animal ambassador at your event, please

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May 2016

Trouper’s national television debut on Nat Geo WILD’s “Unlikely Animal Friends” Saturday, May 21 at 8/7c.
Trouper, along with his caregiver Dorothy “Dot” Lee, will appear in an episode of “Unlikely Animal Friends” on Saturday, May 21 at 8/7c PM on Nat Geo WILD, where their unusual relationship will be highlighted.

Sanibel School – Thursday, May 26, 5 pm

Imagine Our Florida Presentation & Fundraiser – Saturday, May 28, 11 am – 3 pm
Land o Lakes

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June 2016

STEM NIGHT at the Sanibel School – Thursday, June 2, 5 pm to 7 pm

Calusa Nature Center and Panetarium – Saturday, June 11, 12 pm to 3 pm
Ft Myers

Summer camp with the City of Naples – Monday, June 13, 9 am to noon
“Getting to know our animal friends”

Calusa Summer Camp – Tuesday, June 14, 3 pm
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, Ft Myers

Sarasota Special Needs Group – Saturday, June 18, 10 – 11 am

Lighthouse for the Blind – Monday, June 20, 12 pm Lunch

Canterbury School, Fort Myers, FL – Tuesday, June 21, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Trouper and Dot presentation to 5 to 8 yr. old students

Winsor of Cape Coral, Cape Coral, FL – Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 pm

July 2016

Kids Quest Academy – Wednesday, July 6, 9:30 am, 10:30 am
Ft Myers

Bonita Springs YMCA- Thursday, July 7, 11 am

Alphabet Zoo II Child Care – Wednesday, July 13 at 9:30 am

Evangelical Christian School – Friday, July 15, 9 am to noon

September 2016

Kidz World Expo – Saturday, September 24, 10 am – 4 pm
Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901

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