Young Beekeepers Club
For Children 8 to 14 Years of Age
April 2023 to March 2024
Location: The Bee Shop 1340 Bloor St West, Toronto, ON M6H 1P2 416, 533-2337
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Please sign up early, as class size is limited to 15 participants.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are allergic to bee venom you are not eligible to take this program.
Young Beekeepers Club
Young Beekeepers Program
The popular young beekeepers’ group is open* from ages 8-14 and meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 5 - 6PM at The Bee Shop 1340 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1P2. Cost for 12-month program is $339 includes $39 HST and materials. Pro-rated cost per class including hst is $28.25
You can join the program at any time. Cost would be then prorated to remaining sessions.
Program for 2023 - 2024
April 5, 2023 Planting the seeds of bee friendly garden. Includes learning about pollinator friendly plants and how bees gather nectar and pollen from them. How to help the bees with their vitally important work of helping to turn the earth into a Paradise. The children get to plan a bee friendly garden that gives wonderful food for the bees and themselves all season long.
May 3, 2023 Introductory beekeeping, basic honeybee biology and building some parts of a beehive. Plant check in the rooftop pollinator garden.
June 7, 2023 Weather permitting taking a look inside a beehive, learning to spot the queen bee, checking on the plants that have been planted in the rooftop pollinator garden.
July 5, 2023 Learning about the life cycle of the honeybee and the various tasks of the worker bees, drone bees and queen bee. Plant check in the rooftop pollinator garden.
August 2, 2023 Learning about Bee Pollen and collecting it from a hive. Using pollen charts to determine what flowers the honeybees visited to make their honey. Hand pollination to appreciate the honeybee pollination. Plant check in the rooftop pollinator garden.
September 6, 2023 Children get to help in a mini honey harvest by extracting honey from the frames. Plant check in the rooftop pollinator garden.
October 4, 2023 Bottling honey, making lemon infused honey. Plant check in the bee garden.
November 1, 2023 Preparing the bees for the winter.
December 6, 2023 Christmas play The King and the Bees.
January 3, 2024 Making Beeswax candles.
February 7, 2024 Making Honey beverages.
March 6, 2024 Playing the Queen Bee game.
*If you are allergic to bee venom you are not eligible to take this program.