We start off with an Initial Introductory Class and thereafter meet once a month on the first Monday of every month.
Initial Introductory Class:
Saturday 5 May
11:00 to 16:00
Thereafter the First Monday of every month:
14:00 to 16:30
Once a term
The Cape Honeybee Club is aimed at children between the ages of 10 and 15.
Termly cost: R2200
includes course notes
Equipment will need to be purchased by parents gradually as the course progresses. We will be able to source these for you at cost. The fees also exclude the costs of the termly outings which will be confirmed at a later stage.
What will be covered in Cape Honeybee Club:
Bee biology including problems and disease facing bees.
Hive components and assembly.
Practical demonstration of extracting honey.
Obtaining bees – bee removals, catching swarms and introduction to queen rearing.
Economics of beekeeping, hive production, expenditure and income.
Commercial pollination and bee forage.
Bee essential gardening.
To book or to confirm a place for your child, please email me on firstname.lastname@example.org