2018 Children's Activities
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2018 Children's Activities

Children’s Program at Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS)

Honey Bee Science for Kids!

FREE   (Pre-Registration Requested)

Wednesday, August 15th 10:00am - 11:30am*

Hampton Convention Center, Hampton, VA

*a 2nd session can be offered if needed

Honey bee scientists and educators from around the region and the country will be visiting Hampton VA this summer for one of the largest non-commercial beekeeping conferences in the country. There is no better time to invite future bee scientists, bee educators, and bee advocates to learn about honey bees! The children’s activities are designed for ages 7-12 however, older and younger siblings and friends are welcome.

Join EAS beekeepers for a hands-on, 90-minute program where youth will learn about honey bees, pollination, and honey through play, art, and science activities.

Wed. Aug. 15th Event: Register HERE: bit.ly/beescienceforkids

Contact: Thea Klein- Mayer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WE CAN ALSO COME TO YOUR GROUP!

Do you have a group or want us to come to YOUR site? Contact Thea!

Teaching Bees to Children Workshop

Toni Burnham will lead an afternoon workshop about Teaching Bees to Children on Thursday at 4:15 – 5:15 in Room 104/105. Toni has a wealth of experience from her vast volunteer work with youth in Washington, DC. She will offer tips and activities for educational sessions in various settings (classroom, non-school meeting, fairs, etc.) including lesson plans and resource lists.

Thanks to the Sweet Virginia Foundation for sponsoring the EAS Children’s Program. Check out their FREE Hive Alive Lesson Plans at http://sweetvirginia.org/hive-alive/

The EAS Children’s Program is organized by volunteer Thea Klein-Mayer, Program Coordinator at the Washington Youth Garden

 

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Our Mission Is:
Education and Conferences,
Master Beekeeper Certification,
Honey Bee Research Grants