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Honeybees -Explore And Learn

Honeybees -Explore And Learn

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have been a bee keeper since 2009. Currently I manage hives on 3 properties. This is a hobby for me but not my full time profession. With my hobby I try to educate myself and learn the latest techniques in bee keeping. I find it very fascinating and like sharing my knowledge with others. Alden's Apiary was formed in 2008. My honey is sold at the Ypsilanti Co-Op Store and is also sold to…
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What we’ll do

This is an opportunity to learn about honeybees and their hives. There are bee suites available for those who want to witness the hive up close and personal. Please note- when making your reservation please list your size- AS, AM, AL or AXL. There are 2 suites for children (age 12 and up). Learn about: -how honey is made -how bees communicate -a general overview about the hive, queen bee,…

What else you should know

Even people who are timid or scared of bees will enjoy the experience. You can look at the bees from the driveway if you don't want to get too close

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Alden's Apiary bottle of honey
Drinks
Bottled Water Is Available For Each Guest
Equipment
Bee suit, boots, hat with netting and gloves

What to bring

Comfortable clothes
gym shoes
camera
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Where you'll be

The bee hives that will be visited are on our property. Time will be spent first learning about bee hives and about bees before touring the hives. A 2 car garage will be used for the talk. There are enough chairs for every participant and there will be different bee keeping utensils available to look at and touch.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Even people who are timid or scared of bees will enjoy the experience. You can look at the bees from the driveway if you don't want to get too close
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Honeybees -Explore And Learn
New experience
$40 / person
New experience
$40 / person