Honey Bees 101

For Middle and High School Students


Are you curious about honey bees? Would you like to experience the awe of opening a bee hive? If so, Honey Bees 101 is for you! Collaborate with your peers and Friends of Five Rivers’ beekeeper Nancy Conway during a week of hands-on experiences designed to explore the following topics:

  • Honey bee anatomy, metamorphosis, and castes;
  • Colony life, hive history, wax and frame preparation;
  • Flower evolution, honey creation, and taste testing;
  • Signs of disease and pests, future of honey bees;
  • Beekeeping equipment and hive inspections.

CHECK BACK IN FALL FOR PROGRAM DATES

Registration:  Email Nancy at gsp5rivers@outlook.com to receive a registration form and waiver

Nancy Conway, Friends of Five Rivers’ beekeeper.

“The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist.  For a man it is to know that and to wonder at it.”     Jacques Yves Cousteau

CONTACT US

56 Game Farm Rd., Delmar, NY 1205

For Program Information email:  gsp5rivers@outlook.com

For General Information email: info@friendsoffiverivers.org

Phone: (518) 475-0295
Fax: (518) 475-0293

Charitable Tax ID# 23-7309978