4-H Maple Sugaring 101

Sign up soon, space is limited!

Location: The meetings will be online with the members from Piscataquis, Penobscot, Waldo, and Somerset Counties, followed by hands-on experience in our county.

Dates:  There will be 3 online meetings:
6:00 pm Wednesday, Feb. 22,
6:00 pm  Wednesday, March 1
6:00 pm  Wednesday, March 8.

The hands-on meeting days will depend on the weather and when the sap is running. In person meetings will be at the sugar house on:
Saturday, Feb. 25,
Saturday, March 4
Saturday, March 11

The club will be limited to 10 members in Penobscot County, so sign up quickly if you can make a commitment to attend most of the meetings.

If you are interested in signing up please fill out Penobscot County 4-H Maple Sugaring 101 (Google Form).

Youth will learn about tapping maple trees, gathering sap, boiling and bottling the finished syrup, and marketing the finished product.

Thank you to the University of Maine Forestry Department for their support of this project.


Contact Sheila Norman, at sheila.norman@maine.edu or call 207.942.7396.

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