Maple Sugaring at Home

January 29, 2024

Learn how to Maple Sugar at home in time for the sap run.  Spend an hour with a Friends Naturalist learning how to identify a maple tree, tap a spile, and collect sap.  View one method for evaporating sap to syrup at home and ask questions before leaving with a spile and a smile!


  • Individuals, Friends, Families (6 participants maximum per session; only immediate family)

Times and Dates:

  • 12:00 noon or 2:00 pm on January 22, 29 or February 5 (the Monday of your choice)

– or –

  • 10:00 am or 12:00 noon on January 25, February 1 or 8, 2024 (the Thursday of your choice)


  • Meet at the Guided School Program Building

Fee: Includes Reference Booklet and Spile for individual registrations; and one spile for a family registration.

  • $15 for an individual with a Friends’ membership; $25 for a family (immediate family only up to 6) with a Friends’ membership
  • $25 for all non-members; $35 for a non-member family (immediate family only up to 6)

Registration:  Deadline to register is one week before each session

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