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Other Education Programs
Sugarbush Tours for Scouts or Groups.
Learn about why we can make syrup from sap in spring, and how the Native Americans did this. Follow a naturalist into the woods to help identify a maple tree. Drill a hole so that we can collect some sap. See how it is cooked down into delicious maple syrup, then enjoy some ice-cream with our very own Ledge View maple syrup on it. Call us to arrange a booking at (920) 849 1471.
$4.50 (includes ice-cream). Minimum 12 people.
Guest Speaker Series: Friends that Fly! Live Animals
Saturday, April 1st from 1:00-2:00pm
Birds aren’t the only animals that fly! In this live animal program, an experienced naturalist from Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary will be bringing in a Pileated Woodpecker, Raven, and Flying Squirrel! Believe it or not, each of these animals can be found right here in Wisconsin. Sign up now to reserve a spot and learn about these amazing creatures! By Donation
Oak Tree Egg Hunt
April 8th: Two hunts; 10:00 am-11:00am and 1:00-2:00pm
Join us for a fun way to celebrate the season- An Oak Tree Egg Hunt!
This scavenger hunt will take you on an adventure through the park to collect different colored ‘oak tree eggs’ (acorns). Follow clues to find baskets containing the oak tree eggs, collect 1 of each color and trade them at the front counter for a sweet surprise! This event is self-paced and intended to be done as a family or small group. Pick up your clues between 10 and 11am or 1 and 2 pm, depending on what time slot you registered for.
Pre-registration is required $5.00 per child. Limit of 30 kids per time slot.
Earth Day Family Art and Planting Event
Saturday, April 22nd 10:00am-1:00pm
Are you looking for a fun way to show your appreciation for our beautiful planet on Earth Day?
Join local artist MS Planet, Amanda Zehren for a family friendly, sidewalk chalk, art event. Decorate our pavilion with pictures of things that you love about our earth! Each family will have a section to make their own. Afterwards give back to the birds and the bees by planting a fruiting shrub (provided) in an areas that has been recently cleared of invasive species. Mark your shrub with a tag and watch it grow for years to come. All materials will be provided for this event. By donation. Pre-registration required.