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Kids and Family Hive Class and Tour

This class and tour is geared towards school age children ages 6 and up. 

 

We will begin our class/tour in our classroom area where we will examine bee biology and the ecology in the hive.  We will learn how to identify honey, pollen, nectar, eggs, brood, queen bee, worker bees, drone bees, pests and much more.  We will also take some time learning about the tools a beekeeper uses and why we use those tools. 

 

After finishing our lesson, we will go over bee yard etiquette and get dressed in protective bee yard attire.  We will then take a stroll or tractor ride on our farm where we will see bees pollinating our wildflower gardens. The last stop on our tour, will be our main apiary that is home to 20 hives or 1,000,000 bees. While in the main apiary we will observe bees flying in and out of their hives.

 

After watching the bees, we will return to the classroom where we will sample honey. There will be many photo opportunities along the way.  If you are interested in signing up for this tour and class, please click on the dates listed below.

*If you are a school and are wanting to plan a field trip for a larger group, please contact us.

Summer and Fall 2021 Kids & Family Hive Tour & Class Dates

Friday, June 18th

Friday, June 25th

Friday, July 9th

Friday, July 23rd

Friday, August 6th

Friday, August 13th

Friday, September 3rd

Friday, September 17th

Friday, October 1st

Friday, October 15th

OUR CLASSES

With The Honeybee Conservancy, we’re creating a bee education program that will bring awareness, excite, and empower students, while dispelling common fears often associated with bees.

Demonstration hives in our BeeVillage gives children and adults the unique opportunity to experience bees and their environment firsthand. We believe this exposure to the fascinating world of bees gives people the power to move from bee observers to bee advocates.

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