Homeschoolers and your families, Homeschool Days are reserved especially for you! Take advantage of these exciting opportunities to explore our engaging exhibits and interact with thousands of invertebrates, all without the crowds! Each Homeschool Day incorporates exciting themed activities great for all ages. These include various invertebrate investigations, talks with real scientists, fun crafts, and more!
Join us Thursday, May 25th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, for our upcoming Homeschool Day – Pollinator Exploration! You’ll gain hands-on experience with Butterfly Pavilion’s animals and learn more about pollinators and their importance to our world. Activities include a science talk with a honey bee expert, a honey tasting, and beeswax candle-making. You can bring your lunch, or grab a bite at the Butterfly Pavilion hotdog stand. We hope you’ll join us!
Event Admission: Members $5/person; Non-members $8/person. Under age 2 free. Pre-registration is preferred.
10:00-4:00 Pollination Bingo (All Ages)
10:00-4:00 Craft Stations (Ages 3-12)
10:00-2:00 Honey Tasting (Ages 1- 12)
10:00-2:00 Pollinator Dress-up (All ages)
10:00-2:00 Pollinator Activities (Ages 2-12)
10:00-2:00 Flower Dissection (All Ages)
10:30-10:45 Story Time (All Ages)
10:45-11:30 Besieged Bees Class (Ages 7-12)
11:30 and 2:30 Garden Safari: Pollinators in Your Backyard (All Ages)
12:00-12:30 Eat your lunch during the Bee Talk** (All Ages)
12:30-12:45 Butterfly Encounter (All Ages)
1:30-1:45 Garden Monarch Watch (All Ages)
*Activities subject to change.
**Please note the talk will begin promptly at noon and does NOT repeat**