Due to COVID-19 concerns we have implimented some changes to our event. Please see the event description below for details. Thank you for understanding.
Each year the staff at Botna Bend Park taps the beautiful silver maple trees for their sap to boil down into tasty maple syrup. Learn more about this process & all the steps that our staff take to make this delicious treat each year on Tuesday, March 2nd.
We will be hosting two program sessions. Our morning session begins at 10:00 a.m. participants & must arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. to participate. Our afternoon session begins at 1:00 p.m. & participants must arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. to participate.
Online pre-registration is required & walk-in participants will not be admitted. Cost for this event is $3.00 per person for children age 3 and over, accompanying adults and children under 3 are free, children under 3 do not need a reservation. Registration for this event will open at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5th. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.
These programs are delivered in a flexible format with both guided and self guided units and are designed for elementary school students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Each program will begin with a set of hands-on learning activities to introduce learners to our topic for the day and then a field session to view nature first-hand.
*In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather participants will be notified via the email address provided during registration.
Due to COVID-19 the format of this program has been adjusted.
This event is not pet friendly, please leave your canine friends at home. Service animals are always welcome. Please meet at Olsen Lodge. Weather Permitting.
Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.
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