CANCELLED: Maple Syrup Festival & Ice Skating

When: Saturday, Feb 4, 2023, 9:30AM - 4:00PM PST

Duncan, BC

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CC Road Trips - Maple Syrup Festival & Ice Skating

About Maple Syrup Festival & Ice Skating

Join us as we visit the BC Forest Discovery Centre for the Big Leaf Maple Syrup Festival. There you can learn how to tap your own maple trees, or simply enjoy the live entertainment and try a variety of local Maple Syrup. After we are finished at the festival we will make our way over to the skating rink for some ice skating. Rentals are included.

***Unfortunately, this Road Trip has been cancelled as the Big Leaf Maple Syrup Festival will not be running in 2023. If you're here next year - the 2024 Festival is anticipated to be up and running. 

What to wear

  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking
  • You may want to wear a rain coat and warm hat and gloves. It can be muddy so some good boots are nice to have.

 What to bring:

  • Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)
  • Water bottle 
  • Money if you wish to shop or buy food/tokens for the arcade
  • Snacks & Lunch (or money for food)
  • Camera
  • A backpack to carry all your items

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255, Main Lobby (second floor) at 9:30 am

Trip Includes:

Transportation to and from the Duncan area, your entrance to the Maple Syrup Festival, Ice skating and rentals.

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person, next to the Front Reception Desk in the "Glassroom" on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1:30pm in Building 255 - Second Floor.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.


Roberto Donoghue – Admin. Assistant, Intercultural and Group Programs  
250-740-6315 Ext. 2459


VIU Cultural Connections - Waiver.pdf297.5 KB