Foragers Send Heartfelt Thank You to Adult Bee Clubs

Back in October, the Foragers visited the Norfolk Beekeepers Association and the Tidewater Beekeepers Association in what the club called the Adult Beekeeping Club Speaking Tour. During this tour, our members got the opportunity to hone their public speaking skills by presenting their activities and progress they’ve made in becoming a young beekeeper. We had […]

Forager Computer Science Training Day

Foragers Get Trained in Computer Science

This past weekend, two of our Forager members, Paul and Lily, attended the Virginia Beach 4-H Computer Science Training for Adult and Teens. It was a filled day of various activities devoted to teaching the concepts of coding in easy-to-learn tasks. The day started with three different activities. The Code Your Friend activity had each […]

Foragers Photo Winner at Pungo Strawberry Festival

Every year, the Foragers attend the Pungo Strawberry Festival to educate the public on the importance of honey bees. This year, the City of Virginia Beach 4-H help a city-wide Visual Arts contest and our Forager member, Nina, entered her picture of bees in the beehive. Nina earned a 1st Place Blue Merit ribbon for […]

Forager Beekeepers 2019 2020 Officers

Foragers November 2019 Meeting

This month’s meeting was a fun ceremony of inducting our new club officers for the 2019/2020 4-H year. For the induction, we used a trail mix theme to conduct the ceremony. The idea was that each officer would be inducted and would accept an integral ingredient for the trail mix.  As each officer was inducted, […]

Foragers Photo Winners at Hokie Bugfest

Club member, Sarah, and honorary club member, William, entered the photography contest at the Hokie Bugfest last week and both placed in the competition. Congratulations to Sarah for winning first place in her division for her Imperial Moth photo and to William for winning second place in his division for his Orb Spider photo.

Foragers October 2019 Meeting

The Foragers had a busy meeting this month. Our new president, Paul, did a great job chairing his first meeting. Two of our members gave educational presentations. Kayla did a presentation on Pollination and Alexia did a presentation on What is a Bee? Both did a great job. We also welcomed a visitor and hopefully […]

Foragers Visit The Adult Bee Clubs

A couple of years ago, the Foragers visited the Tidewater Beekeepers Association and the Norfolk Beekeepers Association to share with them what our club does. Each club graciously donated to our club. So this month, we decided to return to each of the club’s monthly meetings and update them on what our members have been […]

Foragers Support Tractor Supply Clover Campaign Fall 2019

Every Fall, Tractor Supply Co. holds a Clover Campaign drive at their stores where customers can purchase a Clover to be donated to 4-H. This fall, the Foragers came out on Saturday to hold a fundraiser and educate the public on the importance of honey bees. Mr. Hodgie used a frame from his honey bee […]

Our Forager Member Featured In YouTube Series Video

Feature photo courtesy of WillJayMoore Congratulations to our Forager member and club President, Gabby, for being featured in a YouTube series called I Became/I Tried by Will Jay Moore. He contacted our club and wanted to learn about honey bees. Gabby, who has been featured in the HBO documentary Saving My Tomorrow, agreed to educate […]

Forager Beekeeper Brainstorming

Foragers September 2019 Meeting

September marks the close of the 4H year and October starts the new year. That means our club holds elections during the September meeting. We got to hear several speeches from club members telling us what office they wanted to run for and why the club should vote for them to hold the position. Congratulations […]