2018 Children's Activities

2018 Children's Activities

Children’s Program at Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS)

Honey Bee Science for Kids!

FREE   (Pre-Registration Requested)

Wednesday, August 15th 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Bluebird Gap Farm
60 Chapel Rd. Hampton VA, 23666


(less than 1 mile from the convention center)

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.

Sorry, the following event is full!!

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


(NEW) Wed. Aug. 15th 1:00 pm event at Bluebird Gap Farm. Register Here:


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


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/

 Sweet Virginia

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

 “Perhaps the most important thing that we can do to help the honey bees is to teach children to understand the role that honey bees play and to care about them.”
-- Allison Gillespie, Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World


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