Honey Bee Hive Homeschool Adventure*
*Exclusive Add-On Experience for Pollinator Superheroes Homeschool Day Participants
Ages 6 and up
Monday, May 20, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (202-05-20-19-01)
Ping Honzay, beekeeper, Arboretum Manager of the Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center
The perfect add-on for your Pollinator Superheroes Homeschool Field Trip experience! Dive in for an even closer look at the inner workings of a honey bee hive by joining in on an inspection of one of the hives at the Arboretum’s Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center. You’ll put on a beekeeping suit, join beekeeper Ping as she opens a hive, and even have a chance to hold a frame of live honey bees!
- Children between the ages of 6 - 16 must have an adult present at the Bee Center for the duration of the program (Adults accompanying children may watch the class from inside through the building viewing windows; in this case they do not need to register themselves. Anyone putting on a beekeeping suit to come outside by the hives must register individually).
- Attendees must wear closed toe shoes.
- This class is weather dependent: in the case of inclement weather, participants will be issued a refund.
Limit 10, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center, McVay Learning Lab and Page Apiary
$12 member/$20 non-member, includes beekeeping suit and gloves to wear during the program (adult suits are available in sizes XS-XL; child suits are for ages 5-10) and Arboretum admission
*Participants must be registered (or have a child registered) in either of the May 20 sessions of Homeschool Day: Pollinator Superheroes in order to register for this program.