Sweet Spring: Boys & Girls Club members collect sap for maple syrup


Leominster Champion
April 7, 2016


Jack Keenan is shown with “Mr. Mike” (Michael Scherer, Gardner unit director for the Boys & Girls Club) drilling a hole so a tap can be installed. 
Courtesy photos Jack Keenan is shown with “Mr. Mike” (Michael Scherer, Gardner unit director for the Boys & Girls Club) drilling a hole so a tap can be installed. Courtesy photosMembers of the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster tapped sugar maple trees on the Boys & Girls Club property and the adjacent Doyle Reservation in March and collected close to 30 gallons of sap to be boiled into maple syrup. The program was led by Michael Scherer, Gardner unit director for the Boys & Girls Club.



From left, Boys & Girls Club members Jack Keenan, Michael Aiello, April Chamberlain, Elizabeth Santry, Ayana Watson and Madeline Fichel.

 

From left, Boys & Girls Club members Jack Keenan, Michael Aiello, April Chamberlain, Elizabeth Santry, Ayana Watson and Madeline Fichel.