Come learn about these fascinating animals. During the program, participants will learn: The origins of Alpacas, Care for Alpacas, and Use of Alpacas.In addition, each participant will have an up close and personal experience with an Alpaca, create a craft with Alpaca Fiber, and take home some Alpaca Poop for your gardening pleasure.
The program has been divided and tailored to specific age levels:
- The morning session is for children in grades K-3 and their parents.
- The Afternoon session is for childen in 4th grade or up and their parents.
Spaces are limited. Parents staying with their children must also register and pay. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
When & Where
Baltimore County Ag-Center
1114 Shawan Road
The Maryland Agricultural Resource Council
The Maryland Agricultural Resource Council is organized for the benefit of the citizens of Maryland to enhance the rural economy and to foster conservation of agricultural and natural resources through educational and technical services by:
Providing life-long learning opportunities for current and prospective farmers and agribusinesses through seminars, activities, continuing education programs, curriculum-based partnerships with schools, colleges, and universities as well as mentoring opportunities with successful farmers:
Supportting rural economic growth in Maryland through agriculture and related fields that is consistent with local and statewide natural resource protection and farmland conservation goals;
Promoting citizen understanding of and appreciation for agricultural businesses and their impact on the lives of all people and the environment in which they live with a focus on the Chesapeake Bay watershed: and
Helping children and families of diverse backgrounds develop a personal connection to agriculture through tangible, hands-on experiences.