Heifer International – Heifer Ranch (Perryville)
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Contact: Ranch Events Office
55 Heifer Road
Perryville, AR 72126
Phone: 501.889.5124 or 855-343-4337
Web site: www.heifer.org/ranch (Under Heifer Ranch on menu to the left)
Heifer International Learning Center at Heifer Ranch focuses on providing education experiences. Each program introduces participants to the idea that one person can make a difference in ending hunger and poverty.
Project/Focus: : Programs are primarily educational and several of the available programs also include service projects such as gardening, composting, tending livestock and maintaining ranch facilities.
Educational/Advocacy Components: Education components vary per program and may include an overnight experience in the Global Village, Challenge Course activities and hands-on activities illustrate Heifer’s cornerstones.
Time: Day programs can run year-round and are open to all ages. Week-long programs are offered March - November.
Global Gateway (1 or 2 nights)
Global Challenge (2 or 3 nights)
Alternative Break (5 nights)
Women’s Lambing (March 20-22, March 26-29)
Group Size: 10 minimum.
Minimum Age: Youth must be sixth graders or older for overnight programming. Day field trips are designed for pre-k and older. Adult groups require minimum age of 18.
Adult to Youth Ratio: 1:5
Accommodations: Programs primarily take place outdoors. All programs require a good amount of walking. Lodges available and include bath, common areas, kitchenette and disabled accessibility.
Cost: Tuition fees vary per program and include programming, lodging and meals.
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