With cold nights and warm days, the later winter is the perfect time of year for maple sap in New Jersey. Join us to learn why you can collect sap only during this time, how to identify maples and other trees in the winter, and how boiling increases solution concentrations to create syrup!
One-hour session includes science experiments, syrup sampling, and short hike to check on tapped trees. Maximum of 15 scouts/siblings combined participants (plus any/all adults wishing to attend). Program has both indoor and outdoor components, please dress appropriately.
Dates: 2/25/23 (SNOW DATE 3/4/23) OR 3/11/23 (SNOW DATE 3/18/23)
Time: various (one scout group per timeslot, 4 per day: 8:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:30pm)
Location: Poricy Park Nature Center (345 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank)
Spots fill quickly, register today: www.middletownnj.org/signup. Choose Winter season.