Private Group ToursBeehind the scenes with Honeybee Centre bees!
Interested in an exclusive bee experience? You and your closest friends can experience the world of bees by booking a private group tour! From birthdays to corporate events and more, we can create an experience just for you. Learn AND have fun at Honeybee Centre!
smaller but magical bee-centric events.
We’re pivoting to ensure your safety while we all continue to learn together—a pandemic won’t stop our mission to teach everyone about bees! Our programs are now available for private bookings, for all ages, in small groups. You can choose from any (or all) of the topics below. Please note some topics are seasonal.
- To share with EVERYONE the amazing world of honeybees through education and hands-on activities and explorations.
- To explain the important relationship between humans and honeybees.
- To educate students about the integral role honeybees have in our food web.
- To involve students and help them explore the importance of pollinators as a keystone species in the earth’s ecosystem.
30 minutes (up to 10 guests – recommended for toddlers or adult groups)
60 minutes (up to 10 guests – recommended for school aged children)
Additional guests (30 or 60 minute)
90 minute premium (up to 20 guests – includes small candle rolling & honeystix for each child)
Additional guests (90 minute)
Add a Hive Opening – (available from June 1 to August 15) weather permitting, limited availability
Honeybee Centre has offered fun, exciting and interactive presentations for over 15 years! We are a staple in the community and we continue to grow and expand to offer new and fresh programming for all ages! Join us in our classroom for our Basic Bee education program which includes education about bees, beekeeping, pollination & environmental stewardship, interactive activities to accompany each lesson, and a take-home, bee-friendly, wildflower seedling craft included with our 60 minute session.
Bees and Blooms – Recommended for spring – 1 hour
Base Price (minimum of 6 children)
$25 +tax / child
Learn all about the relationship between bees and flowers. Explore nectar and pollen with games & science experiments. Plant a small bee friendly herb or flower pot (based on availability) to take home with you!
Beeswax Candle Making – Available all year – 1-1.5 hours
Base Price (based on a minimum of 6 people, our open aired barn can accommodate 15 guests)
$25 +tax / person
What exactly is beeswax? Where does it come from, how do we harvest it and what can we use it for? Come learn a few fascinating facts about beeswax then roll and pour beeswax candles.
Beeswax Wraps – Available all year – 1 hour
Base Price (based on a minimum of 6 people, our open air barn can accommodate a maximum of 15 guests)
$25 +tax / person
What exactly is beeswax? Where does it come from, how do we harvest it and how can it help us save our environment? Come learn a few fascinating facts about beeswax then make 3 different sized wax wraps to take home for food storage.
Junior Beekeeper/Private Hive Tour – AVAILABLE from June 1 to August 15 (Hive Tours are weather dependent) – plan for 1.5-2 hours
Base rate (for 6 guests)
$30 +tax / person
Following a short bee lesson, we will get suited up and open up a working bee hive! Children (and adults) will dress like a beekeeper and participate in a hive opening and inspection.
Honey Extraction – AVAILABLE NOW for Private Bookings 1.5-2.5 hours
Two frames of honey and 10 x 250gram jars (or 5 x 500gram jars) with lids
Additional 2 frames
Learn about how honey is made, where honey comes from and how we get it out of the honeycomb! Watch an extraction demo, taste honey straight from the frame and pour your own jars to take home!
* additional fee for programs ending after 3pm and on weekends.
For info or to book a private session, contact Cassie at Honeybee Centre 604-575-2337
NOW accepting Private Bookings from February to August 15, 2022.