Would you like to get up close and personal with llamas and alpacas? Would you like to learn what their fiber is good for and how to work with it? Have you ever seen a Paco Vicuna?
The Nebraska Llama Association (NLA) and the Rocky Mountain Llama Association (RMLA) are providing such an opportunity at Llama Camp, July 5 & 6 at Waco, Nebraska. Llamas bring many different pleasures to many people. They are used for backpacking, for pets, for fiber production, for pulling carts. This camp will offer the opportunity to learn about fiber arts and crafts while interacting with some of the world’s gentlest creatures. Discover yourself and the wonderful world of llamas and alpacas with members of the NLA and the animals at Bucks Hollow Ranch.
Day 1 starts at 9:00 a.m. with an introduction to different types of fibers. The morning’s fiber project will be making felted eggs. The afternoon’s fiber project will be learning how to
dye the wool. In addition there will be hand’s on animal handling and education.
Day 2 starts at 9:00 a.m. The morning’s activity will be a trail walk (with a llama or alpaca) along with various demonstrations, such as
learning about llama packs and packing. The afternoon’s fiber activity will be making a felted picture frame.
Download the brochure for complete registration information.