Sugar Camp Days

Program Details

Join us in celebration as the end of winter nears! We will not be offering Sugar Camp Days in 2021. However, you can still enjoy some time in the Bendix Woods sugar bush by participating in our Sweet Trees or Maple Sugar Stroll programs.

Sweet Trees: Sap, Syrup and ALL Things Maple

  • Saturday, March 6
  • Bendix Woods County Park: Glenn Bauer Shelter
  • Discover how trees make sugar and how we harvest and turn it into maple syrup! Tour the sugar bush, tap a tree, hang a bucket and visit the sugar house. Enjoy a hot drink and maple treat after your adventure! 
  • Fee is $15 per family or group (up to 6 people). Each group will take home a ½ pint of pure Bendix Woods Maple Syrup!
  • Sign-up for a 1-hour time slot between 11am and 3pm.
  • Advanced registration and payment required by March 3.

 

Maple Sugar Stroll

  • Saturday, March 27 or Sunday, March 28
  • Bendix Woods County Park: Glenn Bauer Shelter
  • Enjoy a walking tour through the Bendix Woods sugar bush to see traditional Native American and pioneer sugar making methods and at the sugar house, see modern syrup production in action! 
  • Fee is $10/group of up to 6 people.
  • Sign-up for a time slot between 10am and 4pm either day. 
  • Advance registration and payment required by March 24.

For additional program information or to register call (574) 654-3155.
Bendix Woods Pure Maple Syrup will be available for sale at each program!
½ pints = $6
Pints = $10

Rent-A-Sap Tank

You are invited to help us with continuing support to our Maple Sugaring Education Programs at Bendix Woods County Park.

For your Rent-A-Sap Tank $30.00 donation you will receive:

  • 1 pint of Bendix Woods pure maple syrup
  • 1 half pound of maple fudge from Venis Sweet Shop
  • 1 Gate Pass (one-time use, April 1 – October 31)
  • Name entered into a drawing to win an Annual Gate Pass
  • Name entered into a drawing to win a kayak trip for two at Ferrettie-Baugo Creek County Park

For additional information, click here 

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