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FieldTripsA learning experience For Everyone

At the Honeybee Centre we love talking honey,
pollination, education, events, and everything in beetween.

a world filled with magic and honey

Honeybee Centre has offered fun, exciting and interactive presentations for over 16 years! We are a staple in the community and continue to grow and expand to offer new and fresh programming for all ages!

Honeybee Centre has completely renovated our Honeybee Classroom and educational program. Our new program includes education about bees, beekeeping, pollination & environmental stewardship, interactive activities to accompany each lesson, and a take-home, bee-friendly, wildflower seedling craft included with each visit!

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

Objectives

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  1. To bring the amazing world of the honeybees to the forefront of education through hands on activities and explorations.
  2. To showcase the relationship between humans and honeybees.
  3. To feature the honeybee as an integral species in our food web.
  4. To explore the honeybee and other pollinators as a keystone species in 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.

Topics Education on Four Main Topics

ALL ABOUT BEES, POLLINATION, EXTRACTION/BEEKEEPING, CIVIC DUTY

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aCTIVITIEScHILDREN WILL ENGAGE IN:

Taste different types of honey

Touch displays and learn about bees in a tactile manner

See the lesson come alive in the form of real beekeeping props, interactive displays and colourful posters

Listen to lessons not only from our guide but also to the reactions and observations from their peers while interacting with different educational activities!

Smell other bee products like bee pollen, beeswax and propolis

Each field trip includes a take-home bee friendly wildflower seedling craft that they can plant in their back yard, and a pre and post package for educators to reinforce lessons at Honeybee Centre and an incredible on-site interactive experience.

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BEESWAX CANDLE
Students learn about how bees make wax and then learn techniques for rolling candles. Each student will roll their own candles from the equivalent of one sheet of beeswax.

Recommended ages: 7+


Beeswax Candle
Students learn about how bees make wax and then learn techniques for creating sushi candles.

Recommended ages: 7+

Cost($1/candle)

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