Maple Syrup Program - NVCA

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​​Maple Syrup Season a​t Tiffin

Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells a​​nd tastes of spring with your ​​​students in the sugar bush at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation!

​The Sweet Tas​​te of Spring!


Join us for an interactive ​​tour of a working sugar bush that demonstrates the First Nations, pioneer and modern-day methods of maple syrup production.

Morning and afternoon tours and programs are available, generally between the end of February and the middle of April. All tours and programs include a visit to the Sugar Shack and a taste of fresh maple syrup!

Maple syrup and maple products will be available for purchase following the tour. Supplies may be limited.

Flyer - NVCA Tiffin Maple Syrup School Program

Program Fees and Options

Maple Syrup Program (2 hr—$10.25/student)

Our maple syrup program provides an in-depth look at tree ecology and maple syrup production. Students enjoy hands-on activities including drilling and tapping trees.

S​pecially for Primary & Preschool - Students aged 8 and younger will learn the basics of tree ecology and maple syrup production through outdoor exploration, storytelling and hands-on activities!

​Full Day (4 hr—$15.00/student)
Spend a day at Tiffin! Combine a maple syrup program with an elementary or high school program of your choice. Orienteering, snowshoeing or winter wildlife are just some of the programs available. Contact our environmental education staff for details.

We also offer shorter Maple Syrup Tours for community groups - contact us for details.

Progra​​​m Fees

​See pricing above.

Up to 4 teachers and adult volunteers attend free-of-charge (higher numbers for JK/SK).​

We require a minimum of 20 students per program, or a minimum fee of:

  • $205 for a half-day program
  • $300 for a full-day program

Campfire lunch available!
Let us provide the hot dogs and all the fixings for $2 each! Students roast their own hot dogs over an open fire. Hot chocolate is available for $15 per class.

To Book your T​​rip

Follow our ​Steps to Book your Visit.  If you have any questions, contact our Environmental Education staff at 705-424-1479.