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Camp Bee-yond

MapLafayette Park
Gough St & Washington St

San Francisco*, CA 94109
415-235-8959
    Categories:
  • Environmental Science Camps
  • Nature Camps
  • STEM/STEAM Camps
  • Science Camps

Description:

Does your child love nature? Science? Art? Then Planet Bee Foundation’s Camp Bee-yond is for them! We will spend each session buzzing through various STEAM activities centered on bees and environmental stewardship. Activities will include engaging with our observation hive of LIVE BEES each day, exploring the world of bees through music and dance, bee-themed cooking lessons, nature walks, garden projects which can be taken home and integrated into your own yard, and more! Campers will also get time to play each day! Through interdisciplinary lessons and personal, hands-on projects, your child will connect with bees and nature in new ways, cultivating a love for the environment and new approaches to engage with our natural world and the problems it faces.

Camp Breakdown (May vary day-to-day)
8:00am - 9:00am: Before Care (see description)
9:00am - 11:00am: Morning Activities
- Bee Lessons
- Team Building Activity
- Music and Movement
- Nature Walk
11:00am -12:00pm: Lunch - Campers need to bring their own lunch. Nut free meals and snacks please.
12:00pm - 4:00pm: Afternoon Activities
- Science Exploration
- Free Play
- Art Projects
4:00pm - 6:00pm: Aftercare (see description)

Before Care Program: Campers will start each day with their choice of free play, board games, reading, and arts and crafts.

After Care Program: Campers in the aftercare program will have their choice of continuing the day’s projects, free play, board games, reading, and arts and crafts.

Lessons Include:
Biology

- Humble Honey Bee
- Native Bees
- Insect Collection and Classification Ecology
- Connecting People and Food Math
- Why Hexagons?
Environmental Stewardship
Science Projects and Experiments:
Biology

- Flower Dissection
- The Bee Senses
Physics
- How Do Bees Fly?
- Mechanisms of Pollen Collection
Technology
- Data from the Hive
Engineering
- Build a Native Bee House

Art Projects Include:
- Bee Baths
- Portable Pollinator Garden
- Seed Balls
- Pollinator Feeders
- Found Object Projects
- Pipe Cleaner Bees
- Bee Antennae
- Origami

Music and Movement Activities Include:
- Bee Yoga
- Dancing
- Singing
- Making Music

July 15-19, 2019

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Additional Information:

County: San Francisco
Gender: Coed
Minimum Age: 6
Maximum Age: 11
Camp Length: 5 days
Cost Per Week: $400-500 / week
Financial Aid Offered: no

Quick Facts:

About Camp Bee-yond

One third of our food relies on bees and other pollinators!

Our educators are passionate environmentalists!

Our programs are highly impactful on youth!

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