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Pollinator Party

Pollinator Party

Honey bees building honeycomb

Give your child a chance to explore the wonders of nature this summer with Butterfly Pavilion's and the Denver Premium Outlet’s Summer Pollinator Program! 🌺🦋  Our expert pollinator educators will lead engaging sessions for K-5th grade students, teaching them about the essential role pollinators play in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.  

 Sessions will be held every Saturday from June 5 to August 28, with 45-minute sessions for K-3rd grade at 10:00 AM and 1-hour sessions for 4th-5th grade at 11:00 AM.   Don't miss out on this unique opportunity! 

Where: Denver Premium Outlets Play Park, Thornton CO

Early registration is required, and each session per child is only $10.  


Summer Pollinator Program Schedule:


June 5: Pollinator 101 – What is a pollinator? How does pollination work? Come explore what pollinators are and why we need them. 

June 12: Pollinating Plants – Students will be scientists and dissect flowers to discover how pollination works. 

June 19: Honeybees – Explore the world of honeybees and what makes them powerful pollinators. 

June 26: Solitary Bees – Did you know not all bees live in a hive and make honey? Discover the incredible world of solitary bees and how many live in our backyards. 

July 10: Bumblebees – Have you ever seen fuzzy bumblebees? In this session, students will explore the world of bumblebees and what makes them powerful pollinators. 

July 17: Spectacular Butterflies – Butterflies are more than just beautiful; they are powerful pollinators! In this hands-on class, students will discover what makes butterflies pollinators. 

July 24: Beautiful Beetles – Are beetles pollinators? Have you ever heard of mess and soil pollination? Student scientists will discover what makes beetles powerful pollinators. 

July 31: Unlovable Pollinators – Not all pollinators are cute and cuddly, some are some common unlovable bugs. Students will discover the wide variety of pollinators in this hands-on class. 

August 7: Colorado Pollinators – Come discover the powerful pollinators that live here in Colorado with us and explore how we can help them survive. 

August 14: Plant Partners – Did you know that some plants only have one pollinator! Through an interactive game, students will discover how special pollinators are and why plants need them. 

August 21: Pollinator Trivia – Come test your pollinator knowledge in this interactive class and play some fun pollinator games. 

August 28: Pollinator Conservation – Discover what you can do to help save pollinators in this interactive citizen science class.