Team building activities - Alvéole
  • Team Building Activities

    Bond over your beekeeping project. Included in every beekeeping package at Alvéole, these engaging team building activities give you the opportunity to connect with your tenants, coworkers, or community members, whether in the office or remotely.

From hive to honey jar: a hands-on honey extraction

From hive to honey jar: a hands-on honey extraction

▶️  Virtual option available

Take part in every step of a honey extraction, from uncapping the frames, to spinning the honey out of the honeycombs, and jarring and labeling the honey to take home.

Wonders of beeswax: the art of candle-making

Wonders of beeswax: the art of candle-making

Make your own hand-dipped beeswax candles while exploring the history of this
centuries-old practice.

Meet your bees: Get up close and personal with your hive

Meet your bees: Get up close and personal with your hive

▶️  Virtual option available

Try on a beekeeper’s veil, observe the bees at work, and taste honey fresh from the frame. If we’re lucky, her majesty the queen bee may even grace us with her presence!

Bee there or bee square: team trivia

Bee there or bee square: team trivia

▶️ Virtual option available

Challenge your team to a round of trivia that is sure to leave participants with a smile, a sense of connection, and some fun (and surprising) bee knowledge.

Information kiosk: what’s the buzz?

Information kiosk: what’s the buzz?

Share your beehive project with your tenants or larger community. Your beekeeper will be there to show off their beekeeping tools along with some honey, and even an observation hive where bees can be seen hard at work.

Meet your beekeeper: ask them anything!

Meet your beekeeper: ask them anything!

▶️ Virtual option available

Get to know your dedicated beekeeper, the ins and outs of their job, and your beehive project.

Discover the world of bees: a look at the fascinating role bees play

Discover the world of bees: a look at the fascinating role bees play

▶️  Virtual option available

Learn all about urban beekeeping and the little city found within a beehive. Follow a bee’s life journey, from the moment she hatches to her final flight.

Bee the movement: an introduction to the urban agriculture movement

Bee the movement: an introduction to the urban agriculture movement

▶️ Virtual option available

Chicken keeping, rooftop gardening, vertical farming, and community building – take a step back from the beehive and get inspired by the broader urban agriculture movement.

    “Our residents loved the workshops! We did a honey extraction workshop and it was awesome to better understand the harvesting process and spend some time with our dedicated beekeeper.”

    – Marceline Capuyan-Balao | Community Director, A’Cappella Apartment Homes

    “The workshops are a great opportunity to connect with our tenants and the educational aspect of the project has played a huge part in the experience. The service is turnkey and allows us to give back to the environment while gaining new knowledge.”

    – Stephanie Harrower | Operations Coordinator, Allied

Answers to your questions!
  • Why are team building activities part of every Alvéole experience?

    These team building activities are a powerful vehicle for environmental education and awareness. After participating in an activity, participants become mobilized spokespeople for bees, urban beekeeping, pollinators, and your beehive project.

  • What are the team building activities like?

    The experience varies based on the topic and setting (either in-person or virtual). We offer a range of options, from seminars to interactive (and safe!) hands-on activities. All team building activities are educational, engaging, and upbeat.

  • Do you offer online or remote team building activities?

    Yes! To ensure these team building activities are safe and accessible for all workplaces, we offer virtual options as well as modified in-person activities to allow for social distancing.

  • How long are the team building activities?

    Each activity is one hour long.

  • Who are these activities for?

    All Alvéole clients benefit from these team building activities. They can be adapted for any group or setting, including workplaces, schools, retirement homes, and beyond!

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