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Maple Sirup Experience Tours

Saturday, March 5; 2016

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Upcoming Programs for Kids

Unless otherwise specified, programs require advanced registration and payment.  Visit http://sugargrovenaturecenter.org/register.html to register and for more information.  For questions, email register@sugargrovenaturecenter.org or phone 309.874.2174

Little Wonders: Snow, Ice, & Water!
Ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone.
Wednesday, January 20; 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Water is everywhere, especially in winter when it takes the forms of snow and ice! How does this happen? We’ll investigate and find out in this hands-on class that includes a story, snack, and craft!
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members.  Registration and payment required by January 15.

Little Wonders: Little Tappers
Ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone.
Wednesday, February 17; 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m. 
Registration and payment required by February 12.
Saturday, February 27; 10:00-11:30 a.m
Registration and payment required by February 23.
This program is designed especially for children 3-5 years with an adult chaperone. We will sing songs and make a craft while learning how to make maple sirup and listen to a fabulous sirup story. Then, each child will get a turn at tree tapping and to taste the real thing!
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members; Sample sirup bottles will be available for $2/each.

Sirup for Scouts & Youth Groups
Saturday, February 27; 1:00-3:30
Attention, leaders of scout troops, 4H, and other youth organizations! Your group is invited to join in on the maple sirup fun! Learn how sap from the maple tree becomes sirup, and take part in the process from tree tapping to tasting! When registering, be sure to gather participant numbers for your entire group so that no one is left out of this experience!
Fee: $7/child, $5 chaperones.  Registration and payment required by February 12.

Home School: Maple Sirup Experience Tours
Tuesdays, February 23 & March 1 or Wednesday, March 2; 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Homeschoolers of all ages can participate in the Maple Sirup Experience on days set aside especially for them! This program fills quickly, so get your registration in soon!
Fee: $7/student (ages 3 and up), $5/teacher or chaperone.  Registration and payment required by February 12.

Little Wonders: Four-Leaf Clovers
Ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone.
Wednesday, March 16; 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, go in hunt of the lucky four-leaf clover, and learn about plants along the way!  Enjoy a snack along with a story, and also create a fun clover craft!
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members.  Registration and payment required by March 11.