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Maple Madness 2018

When it comes to maple syrup fun, education, and adventure... no one does it better than Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland. 

Tree Tappers Community Festival


Camp Ken-Jockety is opening its doors to the community for the first ever Tree Tappers Community Day. Bring the whole family for a day of hiking, crafts, sweet treats, and educational fun- all to be enjoyed at your own pace.

This event will take place Saturday February 24, 2018 from Noon to 5 p.m. Cost is $5 per person.

Avoid the lines- pre-register below. 

Check out these Girl Scout specific opportunities ! 

Basic Maple Syrup Course
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In this new and exciting Girl Scout take action program, we will teach you all about the process of making maple syrup! You will leave with enough knowledge to tap the trees in your own backyard. Once the saps starts flowing, bring it to the experts at Camp Ken-Jockety, who will boit it into delicious maple syrup!

This event is being held at Camp Ken-Jockety Saturday January 13, 2018 noon- 4 p.m. for Girl Scout Juniors.

Sunday January 14, 2018 or Saturday February 3, 2018 from noon- 4 p.m. at Crooked Lane for Girl Scout Cadettes.

Saturday February 3, 2018 from noon - 4 p.m. at Crooked Lane for Girl Scout Seniors & Ambassadors.

Registration for January events closes Wednesday December 27, 2017. Registration for February events closes Wednesday January 17, 2018. Cost for all events is $2 per person 

Maple Chef Junior
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Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes, are you ready to become Maple Chef Junior? On January 27 join us from 1-3p.m. at Camp Ken-Jockety to learn the rules and marketing strategies you'll need to start confecting your delicious creation. Return on march 3 to showcase your dish for the participants of the Maple Syrup Festival. At the end of the festival participate in our judging show with a live audience.

Cost is $2 per person and deadline to register is Wednesday January 10, 2018 



Tree Tapping Basics
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Ever wonder how maple syrup is made? Get a lesson in tree science and tree anatomy Sunday January 28, 2018 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. or 2:30- 5:30 p.m. Learn about the tools used to make syrup and how they've changed over time. If the weather is right, we will tap some of the maple trees at Camp Ken-Jockety! When we're tapped ot, we'll unwind with a cup of hot chocolate and a s'more from Camp Ken-Jockety's famous s'more bar.

Cost is $2 per person and deadline to register is Wednesday January 10, 2018. 

Tree Tappers Maple Syrup Festival
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Girl Scouts are invited to learn about the history of maple syrup, favorable weather patterns for syrup production, and how technology has advanced since American Indians first tapped maple trees. You'll also get to taste some delicious maple syrup confections! Enjoy this event at your own pace March 3, 2018 from Noon- 5 p.m.

Registration cost is $5 per person and the deadline to register is Wednesday February 14, 2018.


Maple Syrup Touring
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Travel along the Dawes Arboretum maple trail Girl Scouts to discover the various ways to make maple syrup. When you're finished exploring, warm up in the log cabin and sample a delicious maple treat. This activity includes a patch.

Cost is $6 per person and there are 4 sessions to choose from:

Saturday February 24, 2018 10-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.- noon. 

Sunday February 25, 2018 1-2 p.m. or 2-3 p.m.

Registration for all sessions closes Wednesday February 7, 2018.