School Beekeeping incursion

Have your students buzzing with excitement as we teach them about native bees and European honey bees in this truly engaging program. View thousands of bees, through the windows of our special designed observation beehive and learn about all sorts of subjects such as sustainable living at home to sustainability in schools, pollination, life cycles and much more.

We also bring in a collection of beekeeping equipment to show the students including bee suits to dress up in and at the end of the presentation each student will get to taste the goodness of pure raw Aussie honey, straight from our apiary.

We bee-lieve today’s students are tomorrows future, that’s why we are so passionate about raising awareness for the incredible insects that pollinate 1 in every 3 mouthfuls of food we eat. We really want to get the message across that all animals are equally as important, no matter what size they are, and get students to change their habits to create a more sustainable world.

PSST! Ready to discover the wonderful world of bees? Awesome! Just click the enquire today tab on the right-hand side of the screen…

 

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  • Duration: 1 hour – bees flap their wings 13,800 times in this time!
  • Age Interest: All levels
  • Space requirements: 5 x 5 metres
  • Maximum Number: 30 students per show
Show Prices

Select Number of Shows

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Package Price

$430 plus GST
$750 plus GST
$950 plus GST
$1150 plus GST
$1350 plus GST
$1550 plus GST
Reservations

**Prices correct as of 1st August 2019. Maximum 30 students per show, additional students will be charged at $15 per head. Prices for multiple shows only apply to shows performed on the same day. Animals subject to availability.

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Observation Hive

A specially made hive with windows to see the inner workings of a live beehive!

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Engaging presentation

All bee incursions are presented by the owner, Michael Church, a passionate beekeeper and conservationist.

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Team Sustainability

Focus driven program on sustainability and attracting pollinators in your backyard.

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Honey Tasting

Taste our raw local honey that has been produced from our hives.

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Beekeeping Equipment

Hands-on learning with real beekeeping equipment to show students.

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Trees are on us

Book any bee incursion and we will gift you a small bee-friendly tree to plant.

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Changing our local landscape, 1 show at a time

For each show booked we have made the pledge to do some good… For each Busy Bees Incursion booked, we will gift you a small tree or shrub to plant in your school. We care about our local environment so we are putting our money/trees were our mouth is! Watch the tree blossom and spark conversations about bees and pollinators.

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Professional, knowledgeable & passionate

Michael was professional, knowledgeable and passionate about educating students on looking after our environment. His content was age-appropriate and he had a variety of bee specific props for us to view (especially the beehive)!
Nicole Spence, Mentone Girls Grammar School

Huge success with the children

We had been learning about how like humans, some minibeasts live in complex communities. The incursion was a huge success with the children being fully engaged. They all learned a lot and were fascinated to hear all about the different roles drones, workers and queen bees play in their colonies. All 7 teachers who attended the incursion had very positive things to say about the experience. Michael was able to speak at the students level and is an excellent communicator. I would recommend this program very highly.
Susan Keil, Mornington Primary School
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