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Maple Sugaring Programs with Somerset County Park Commission
February 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 12, 2022
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 13, 2022
Maple sugaring is a tradition in the Northeast that began centuries ago with the Native Americans and colonists. People of all ages are invited to see this tradition brought to life at the Environmental Education Center (EEC). You will see how trees are tapped, view sap-collecting methods past and present, and see the boiling process that produces delicious New Jersey maple syrup. This 60-minute, outdoor program is conducted at our Sugar Shack, a ½-mile hike from the EEC. Please arrive at the EEC 20-30 minutes before the program start time and dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Boots are recommended as the trails can be wet, muddy, and/or covered by snow.
Pre-registration is required online. Registrations can be facilitated through our website www.somersetcountyparks.org. First-time users of this system must establish an account by personally enrolling online. To establish an account online, visit our website and click “Online Registration”. Scroll to the last paragraph and use the “click here” access. Fill out the application and submit. You will be assigned a specific household number and a password. You will use this each time you register for a program in the future. Program registration cannot be facilitated without your household number! We advise establishing a household account as soon as possible to avoid delays.
Please note: Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the start of a program. Pending availability, enrollment may still be possible by calling 908-722-1200 ext.5002.
$6 per student/senior / $7 per adult
Course Code: 52000
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