Experience the art of making maple syrup. Touch of Nature hosts a Maple Syrup Production Demonstration, Sunday, January 30 from 1-4 p.m. Participants will learn about the history of maple syruping in North America, the science behind the production. and experience first-hand the actual process of making maple syrup. This is a "hands on" experience. Please dress for the weather and be prepared to be outside for this program. Children welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Register here.
Touch of Nature is committed to offering our participants a safe, fun, and enjoyable experience. To view SIUC’s Coronavirus policy, please visit www.siu.edu/coronavirus.
Leave No Trace - Frontcountry Course
Maple Syrup Production Demonstration
Love at First Onsight Bouldering Competition
Maple Syrup Festival
SIU Day of Giving
The Big Event 2022
2022 EdVenture Camps
June 6-Aug 5
Touch of Nature hosts experiential education programs, ranging from outdoor education and youth focused workshops to veteran adventures. These programs utilize the many natural resources located here in beautiful Southern Illinois.
Touch of Nature offers a variety of exciting, educational, and adventurous summer camps, including outdoor adventure camps and Camp Little Giant, offering a great way to mix education, fun and an appreciation of nature.
Touch of Nature offers Leave No Trace trainings, including Master Educator courses, Trainer courses, and awareness workshops, teaching ethical outdoor conservation.
Basecamp offers a variety of equipment available to rent for your next outdoor adventure, regardless of whether it's for a day or several weeks.
Rentals open to SIU students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Touch of Nature offers environmental programs and events tailored to support veterans' transitions from military life to civilian life.
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