Foragers January 2020 Meeting

The Foragers had a packed January meeting. We started with our normal business meeting. Our member, Ellie, gave her educational program on the queen bee. We learned that: You can identify the queen by her long abdomen and faint stripes when compared to the worker bees. Beekeepers use five different colors to mark the queen […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Foragers August 2019 Meeting

For the August meeting, the Foragers made officer nominations and conducted our honey bee Skillathon. Before the nominations, our club member Paul gave the educational program on Sugar Water. The 4H year runs from October through September, so next month is the last month of our year. So we will be having elections for new […]

Foragers May 2019 Meeting

The Foragers had their May meeting and the focus was preparing for the Strawberry Festival. First, the Foragers heard member, Ashten, present his educational program on the History of Honey. After the club business was conducted, Ms. Jen presented a crash course on Honey Bees. We have several new members and we wanted to make […]