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Looking for an educational experience that will have students buzzing with excitement? Field trips to our centre are as informative as they are sweet (we apologize in advance for the effect of our honey!). 

wanna-bee an expert on all things honeybee?

Educating THE WORLD our community and beyond is something everyone at Honeybee Centre is passionate about. Since our first hive got busy (a long, long time ago), we’ve been offering interactive presentations and tours to share the magical world of bees with everyone we can.

Our completely renovated Honeybee Classroom has transformed our educational programs, providing a fresh, new environment to really experience bees in a brand new way. At Honeybee Centre, you can pick your own adventure! Choose from programs that cover bees, beekeeping, pollination, environmental stewardship and more! Each lesson is paired with interactive activities (bees don’t sit still and neither do students!) and a take-home, bee-friendly, wildflower seedling craft to plant and a pre and post package for educators to reinforce lessons learned at Honeybee Centre.

**In-Person Field Trips are available OUTSIDE rain or shine with Covid protocols in place. Please also check out our Virtual Classes and Private Group Bookings. out our Virtual Classes and Private Group Bookings.

Objectives

  1. To share with EVERYONE the amazing world of honeybees through education and hands-on activities and explorations.
  2. To explain the important relationship between humans and honeybees.
  3. To educate students about the integral role honeybees have in our food web.
  4. To involve students and help them explore the importance of pollinators as a keystone species in the earth’s ecosystem.

admissions

30 Minute Field Trip

Base Price (up to 10 students)

$70 +tax

Additional students

$6 each +tax

Teachers, support staff, up to 4 parents

Free

60 minute field trip

Base Price (up to 10 students)

$85 +tax

Additional students

$8 each +tax

Teachers, support staff, up to 4 parents

FREE

Add-On Items

Optional crafts

$4 / student

For field trips ending after 7:00pmand on weekends

+$25

*Prices do not include GST

A $100 deposit is required at the time of booking, which will be applied to your final payment.

EXPLORATIONBee-Centric Lessons

Bees, bees, bees, and more bees—also, pollination, extraction/beekeeping, and civic duty!

We like to keep you on your feet which is why all of our lessons feature interactive stations—is there a better way to learn than hands-on experience? We don’t think so! Everyone will have the opportunity to learn, explore, and experience all of our lessons using all of their senses.

aCTIVITIESA Sensory Experience

How will we engage all five senses? Everyone (who wants to!) will TASTE different types of honey, TOUCH displays and learn about bees in a tactile manner, SEE real beekeeping props and displays, LISTEN to lessons from our guide and the reactions and observations from their peers, and SMELL bee products like bee pollen, beeswax, and propolis.

ADD-ONSGet Crafty!

BEESWAX CANDLE
These candles are sweet enough to eat (though we don’t recommend it! Sample our honey instead!). We’ve made candle making a fun and educational activity where students learn about how bees make wax, as well as how to roll candles. Each student will get hands-on and roll their own candle (from the equivalent of one sheet of beeswax).

Recommended Ages: 7+
Cost: $1.00 per candle

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