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Maple Syrup Camp

January 9, 2018 by Jen Smith

The Bradford Woods staff is excited about the upcoming Maple Syrup season!  During the seasonal switch between winter and spring, when day time temperatures rise above 40 degrees and evening temps drop below freezing, the tree sap is running.  Through that seasonal transition time, we will be out tapping Black Maple and Sugar Maple trees for their precious sap.  It takes approximately 50 gallons of Maple Sap to produce 1 gallon of Maple Syrup.   If your students are interested in learning more about the Maple Syrup process, come join us at our Maple Syrup Camp, March 9th and 10th!

Join us on the maple sugaring adventure to learn how Native Americans and Pioneers made maple syrup.  Learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, collect the sap, and (if the weather is right) cook the sap into maple syrup to take home.  We will also explore primitive tools, make crafts, and more!  Older kids will have a longer overnight camp and younger kids can come just for the day!

There are several options to participate in the program, to enroll please check out our event calendar for Maple Syrup Camp.

  • Overnight for 4th to 8th grade students – $80
  • Day program for 3th to 8th grade students – $30
  • Half day program for prek-2nd grade students – $15
  • Saturday Night Pancake Dinner @ 5pm – $11.50/person (included in overnight camper registration)

The registration deadline for Maple Syrup Camp is March 2nd.  If you have further questions, feel free to connect with Jen Smith at jls9@indiana.edu or 765-342-2915 x5279.

If you are interested in other regional family oriented Maple Syrup Events, check out the following links:

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