Come take a tour of our Bigleaf Maple syrup production site. While learning about the process of creating Bigleaf Maple syrup, students will engage in activities focusing on the life cycle, structure, and nutrients that trees need to survive and to produce the sap for syrup making.


**For schools and other groups larger than 10, contact us for special scheduling including weekday options. E-mail


Location: Pack Forest

Duration: 4 hours- 10am to 2pm

Ages: Content is aimed at 8 years old and up.



$20 per person. Individuals under 6 years of age are free and therefore will not count in your pricing. However, let us know about your under 6 group members so we can take that into account for group sizing.


**Please be willing to attend multiple dates.  Any session that does NOT reach a minimum of 10 sign ups will be canceled. If this occurs, any participants in the affected session will be rescheduled or refunded. Registration will close for each session 72 hours before the scheduled start time.


*Dates maybe added. If you are interested in a particular class, but the dates won't work for you, register and indicate what dates you are available.


Register Here Or for groups larger than 10 Contact


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The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.  Mount Rainier Institute is honored and grateful to provide programs that take place in the ancestral homelands of the Nisqually, Puyallup, Muckleshoot, Yakima, and Cowlitz.


Mount Rainier Institute provides outstanding nature-based education experiences that are rooted in science and nurture the next generation of environmental stewards and leaders.