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Maple Syruping (Self-Guided)

MapleSyrupSelfGuidedjpgAge 4–Grade 12, Illinois Learning Standards 12A, 17A
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Students get a taste of the syrup-making process from start to finish. Every student has a chance to practice drilling holes, see sap collecting in buckets and taste fresh Ryerson Woods maple syrup. Teacher materials provided.



This program is available at Ryerson Woods throughout March.


$25/group ($50/group nonresidents) 1 hour (suggested time), 20 people/group max

Concurrent programs are available.


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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