Maple Sugaring Festival

Conversation Partner Program Spring 2016

Join us for March's group activity...

Join us for the annual springtime tradition of Maple Sugaring. We'll explore the nature trails and participate in the process of making maple syrup! Following this, we'll enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast with real maple syrup!

Maple Sugaring Festival

Saturday, March 19th, 9:30am-1pm

Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd, Naples, NY 14512

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


We will meet by the awning outside of Golisano (GAC) at 9:30 AM. Remember to bring your cameras as well as clothes and shoes you don't mind getting dirty. Please sign up for the trip by writing your full name and email in the boxes! Space for this trip is limited, so sign up early! Please email me at to let me know if you will need a ride with us. Thank you!!

About Maple Sugaring Weekend

A springtime tradition in Western New York, Maple Sugaring explores the science and history of maple syrup production. As you walk through the trails of Cumming Nature Center, learn how a tree makes sap and the witness the historical techniques of how this sap has been made into maple syrup, from the early pioneer days to modern times. Highlights include a 100 percent pure maple syrup tasting in the sugarhouse, and a pancake meal in the visitors center!