Maple Syrup Festival to be held on March 10
By EVELYN LONG -
It’s Maple Syrup time at the Lutheran Memorial Camp and that means the 39th annual Maple Syrup festival will be held Sunday, March 10. Served will be all you can eat pancakes with maple syrup, sausage, applesauce, milk, orange juice and coffee from 10:30 am to 4 pm in the Cedar Lodge at the camp. Cost is $7 for adults; $5 for youths five to 12 years old and children four and under can eat free.
Entertaining during the festival will be the Avalon Nine and Friends. Tractor and horse drawn wagon rides will be offered and visitors can walk to the Sugar Bush and learn about the Native Americans and early settler history of maple sugar production.Tap a tree and enjoy the taste of maple syrup.
Real maple syrup will be sold in the Cedar Lodge and sassafras tea and homemade maple doughnuts will be available under the Apple Butter Shelter. Offered in the Cedar Lodge will be maple goodies made from scratch, hot and cold drinks, LMC T– shirts and souvenirs.
All proceeds support the camp’s Campership Program which assures that “all kids can go to camp.”
The camp is located just south of Fulton on State Route 61 and five miles north of I-71. Situated on over 400 acres of rolling woodlands, the camp provides a faith based camping experience for all ages, coupled with outdoor activities and environmental education for all seasons. Adult and youth team building retreats utilize the specially designed Challenge Course. Various locales and lodges within the camp are also available for public rental on special occasions.
For more information on this and other activities at LMC, visit the website at www.lomocamps.org or call 419–864-8030.