What a fun time the Foragers had at our December monthly meeting. Luther presented his first ever Forager program on honey bees and the hive to the club and did a wonderful job. After conducting the business meeting, we moved on to our Christmas party where all members brought a dish. We had meatballs, sandwiches, […]
Congratulations to Forager member, Nina, for earning 2nd place at the Virginia State Fair for her photo “Frosted Dandelion in Micro Lens”. She entered her photo in the Youth Creative Arts division in the Digital Manipulation category. We are very proud of her!
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 […]
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 […]
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 held 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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]