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Junior Beekeeping Camp

family friendly glamping experience 

Booking Information


*Dates must be entered correctly to book


  • a three night family glamping experience

  • family friendly pizza dinner in the barn

  • Two 3 hour beekeeping session for your kids aged 5-12 year and 1 bee tour for the family

  • August 5- 9th.

  • Please read the below info about what else is included with your booking.

Spend 3 nights in one of our Glamping Tents with your family. The junior beekeepers will have 3 hours each morning in the bee and farm yard with other kids! The rest of the time is yours to enjoy with your family, at the farm, or in the Comox Valley. Leave your children with us for the beekeeping portion of the weekend and head down to the lake to relax.

Master Beekeeper Deborah and Owner Clea Adair, M. Ed. are excited to be running this family friendly farming & glamp camp this summer!


Package Includes:

3 night stay in one of our glamping tents for a family of up to 5 people, with the exception of prospector tent which is more suitable for a family of 3. Each site has a private kitchen tent & outhouse.

Shared use of sauna, family area, shower area, bbq, picnic area, docks, paddleboards and disc golf course.

2 beekeeping sessions, 3-hours each, for up to 2 children per site between the ages of 5 and 12

Plus one, 1 hour final session with families

Taught by Master beekeeper Deborah & Owner Clea, who was previously an elementary school teacher.



International Honey Tasting & Dinner Experience on arrival at 5pm. Pizza dinner includes: pizza, veggie platter & salad for the whole family.



Smith Lake Farm Junior Beekeeping Course Certificate !


Bring your floaties! Bring your bikes!

our accommodation

glamping sites

Included in glamping sites:

  • Queen or King comfortable bed & bedding

  • Trifold couch/floor beds, check your specific site for how many and what size

  • Private outdoor toilet

  • Two Adirondack chairs and picnic table

  • Private kitchen tent equipped with washbasin, 2 burner camp stove and propane

  • Small table and 4 chairs in kitchen tent

  • Drinking water

  • Well water for washing

  • Propane fire pit  (propane for rent)

Scroll through these Photos to Find out what is Included In Your stay

the tiny house

The Tiny House includes a sleeping loft with a queen, a pull out coach, beautiful kitchen,

living area, running water, and electricity.


Guests are welcome to use our outdoor shower and outhouse, as well as

a three-piece bathroom located in the adjacent building. 


Also enjoy a private deck, short distance to lake and sauna, and views of Smith Lake.

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Our 90-acre farm sits at the end of a long dirt road, bordered by pasture and forest. Located in the northern part of the Comox Valley.  is 15 minutes from Courtenay, 20 minutes from

Cumberland and 30 minutes to Mount Washington. 
Cattle, chicken, and ducks roam about, bees forage to and from the apiary,
frogs  and resident beaver can be found swimming in our lake. 

Each glamping site's tucked away on the northwest side of the lake, along a stretch
of wilderness bog and nestled amongst alder, fir, hemlock, and pine.

Located in our spring and fall rangeland, each site is generously spaced—providing plenty

of peace and privacy for our guests. 

Want more Details? Check these Webpages out:

vancouver island honey farm

Bee Educated

Bee Yard & Outyard Tours, Beekeeping Certification & Apprenticeship.

Bee Comfortable

Six private glamping sites and our

 tiny home are ready to welcome you.

Bee Adventurous

Disc Golf, Sauna Experiences, Retreats and events.

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