SkyLyfeADK

Is excited to offer our Fun and Interactive Classes in 2019!  We hold our classes for any group of 10 or more children/people interested in learning More about Bees and Butterflies up close in person.  Its not too early to Book a Class with us to ensure an amazing experience with these tiny, yet important creatures.   Can't Wait to share our knowledge and love for bees and butterflies.  Contact us for a consultation and to book a date for a class in the New Year.

Little Lepidopterist Class

Monarchs 101

 

 

Butterflies are valuable contributors to Our Environment and each year more than two million acres of habitat are lost, resulting in diminishing populations.  Skylyfeadk believes big or small, we all can do something to help.  Our Little Lepidopterist Class offers children an opportunity to learn fun facts about the Monarch Butterfly, the life stages, experience a hands on discovery of the caterpillar/larvae stage and visually experience the process of metamorphosis with our live Chrysalis and Butterfly exhibit. We all can Help by releasing a healthy Monarch and planting Milkweed. Classes offered from the beginning of August to the end of September.

 

Class Outline

I.      Fun Facts about Monarchs

II.     Stages of Development (Live caterpillars, chrysalises and butterflies as available)

III.    How we can Help

IV.    Question and Answer

V.     Interaction with Live caterpillars and butterflies (picture time)

 

Duration of Class:  1 Hour

Ages:  5 and up.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Cost:  $20 per child

 

Meet The Honey Bee

 

 

Honeybees are the largest contributors in the process of pollination.  This Class was developed to spread awareness on the issues affecting the honeybee population and to debunk the vicious stereotypes associated with the nature of the honeybee.  Classes offered from Memorial Day – Labor Day.

 

Course Outline

I.     Facts about the Honeybee

II.    Stages of Development

III.   Why Bees are Important to Humans

IV.    Question and Answer

V.     Viewing of our Hive frame with comb and live bees.

         (SkyLyfeADK has designed a clear case for safe viewing)

 

Duration of Class: 1 hour

Ages: 10+

Cost:  $15 per person

 

Rookie Lepidopterist Class

Butterflies 101

 

 

Butterflies are valuable contributors to Our Environment and each year more than two million acres of habitat are lost, resulting in diminishing populations.  Skylyfeadk believes big or small, we all can do something to help.  Our Rookie Lepidopterist Class offers everyone an opportunity to learn fun facts about the Butterfly and the life stages. Classes offered from Memorial Day – Labor Day.

 

Class Outline

I.     Fun Facts about Butterflies

II.    Stages of Development

III.   How we can Help

IV.   Question and Answer

V.     Interaction with Live caterpillars and or Butterflies (when available)

 

Duration of Class:  1 Hour / 10 student minimum

Ages:  5 - 99   Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Cost:  $15 per person

 

Attendees Will Receive a Class Certificate and SkyLyfeADK Silicon Wristband.

The Class will End with A Butterfly Release, we encourage Attendees to participate.


Plant Propagation

 

 

Propagating plants is an inexpensive and easy way to get new plants from plants you already have. This asexual means of reproduction produces a plant that is genetically identical to its parent. There are a variety of plant propagation methods. SkyLyfeADK teaches you 4 techniques to start propagating your favorite plants this Spring.

Class Outline

  • Cloning

  • Air Layering

  • Simple Layering

  • Compound Layering

 

Duration of Class:  1

Cost:  $15 per person

Adopt a Monarch

“Witness the Miracle of Metamorphosis”

 

There are few activities as rewarding as raising butterflies.  The transformation of a tiny caterpillar through 5 instars, followed by the pupa and finally a beautiful butterfly is miraculous. SkyLyfeADK teaches you how to rear and release healthy Monarch Butterflies with our comprehensive class.  July – Sept.

Class Outline

·        Monarch life Stages

·        Anatomical Changes – larva – pupa – imago

·        Disease Identification

·        Care & Disease prevention

·        Releasing Your Butterfly

Duration of Class:  1 hour (min. of 10 attendees for a class)

For Adults

Cost: $25 per attendee

Class Ends with attendee’s adoption of a Healthy Monarch Caterpillar in a suitable rearing habitat. 

Bee Part of the Magic!

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