May 12, 2017 / VU to offer Beekeeper Camp, June 19-21
VINCENNES, Ind. - Registration is now underway for Beekeeper Camp, one of a variety of summer camps available at Vincennes University. Complete details and online registration for all VU summer camps is available at vinu.edu/summer-camps.
The Beekeeper Camp is offered for those aged 15 and up and will run June 19-21, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. (EDT). The camp fee is $50. The instructor will be veteran beekeeper Deborah Ader. Participants will discover how invertebrates play an essential role in all ecosystems, contributing to the survival of wildlife, pollination of crops, and health of the environment. Topics covered will include the basic make up of a colony of bees, cost-saving tips, and how to set up a first hive.