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Homeschool in the Hills: Maple Tree Tap

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
10:00am to 11:30am Add to Calendar 1:00pm to 2:30pm Add to Calendar

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, Iowa 51536

Ages
Ages 3 & Up

Cost
Children Age 3 & Over - $3.00 per Child

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.

Due to the popularity of this program we have added a second day of programming on Wednesday, March 3rd, click here for more information on this second day of programming. 

*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 may be adjusted. Please check back for updates.

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.

Cancellation Policy

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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2021 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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