Information on our 2024 course:
The Caswell County Beekeepers Association is hosting a 10 week bee school to start in January 2024 and will conclude in March. This is an ideal time to learn about beekeeping just prior to obtaining your first bee hives in late March to May – the beginning of bee season.
Dates: 10 classes – Wednesday evenings, January 10 to March 13, 2024 – from 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Field day – Saturday, March 16, 2024 – meet in classroom (starts at 11AM). See field day schedule. For the field day, each student should bring a veil and any other protective equipment they feel comfortable with while working bees. The smoker and hive tool will be provided.
Cost: $75.00 – Includes instruction, book, binder, and handouts
$25.00 – For an additional accompanying family member or friend who will be sharing the book and materials
Registration fee includes 2024 CCBA membership.
REGISTRATION: Print and fill in the registration form and mail your payment: 2024-CCBA-Beekeeping-Course-Registration-Form.pdf
All evening class sessions will be held in the basement of the Agriculture Building (126 Court Square) next to the Historic Courthouse in downtown Yanceyville, NC. Please park and enter from the back of the building on the lower level. For directions, click on tab at top of the page.
For the field day on March 16, each student should bring a veil and any other protective equipment they feel comfortable with while working bees. The smoker and hive tool will be provided. The location and starting time will be given during the class. Please note the Field Day will be on a Saturday. Rain date for the Field Day will be March 23 (also a Saturday). See 2024-Field-Day-Schedule.pdf.
At the conclusion of the course, you will have the option of taking the written exam portion of the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association (NCSBA) Master Beekeeper Program to be on your way to become a NCSBA Certified Beekeeper. Membership in NCSBA is separate from CCBA and is required before you take the exam.
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