FOR THE COMMUNITY
THINKING ABOUT BECOMING A BEEKEEPER?
Join us for our Spring 2024 Beginner Bee School.
See details and registration here on our website
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or text/call us at (919) 599-4790
BEGINNER BEE SCHOOL
Person County Beekeepers Association is ANNOUNCING
the Spring 2024 Beginner Beekeeping School!!!
Two Saturdays-- March 16 & March 23
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Cooperative Extension Auditorium
304 S. Morgan St.
Roxboro, NC 27573
March 16th will cover
Intro to beekeeping
Getting your bees
Anatomy of bees
Equipment, clothing and tools of the beekeeper
Products of the hive
Discussion of the Community Apiary
March 23rd will cover
Planting for bees
Pests and threats to bees and hives
Seasonal management/Calendar of beekeeping
Review of full course & materials
NCSBA Certified Beekeeper Written Test will be offered
Cost is $60/Individual
What does this include?
2 Full Saturdays of classes
2024 PCBA Club membership
NCSBA Master Beekeeping Certification Exam and Practical Exam
Free mentoring from experienced beekeepers
Free access to the Community Apiary
What you will need?
A bag lunch each day
The class uses the textbook "The Beekeepers Handbook" which can be obtained here.
Still have a question about Bee School?
Send us an email at email@example.com
or text/call us at (919) 599-4790
Advanced Educational Opportunities
- Person County Beekeepers Association booth won 2nd place at the North Carolina State Fair in 2022?
- Our members actively participate in events and win awards for their honey and wax products?
3rd Thursday of the month
Person County Office Building
always welcome prospective members and guests to our meetings.
Beginner Bee School for 2023
We wrapped up or Bee School on March 25 and will be looking forward to helping new beekeepers in 2024 with a new and revised bee school curricula.
We have great speakers coming in for our monthly meetings this year.
We have apiary day at our community apiary every week, pending weather.
And we have some workshops and other events in the works.
ADVANCED EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
THESE ARE NOT BEGINNER BEEKEEPING PROGRAMS. Our Bee School is the way to get started.
Born and Bred program has announced a day long class in Greenville, NC on April 22. Go to NCSBA for more information.
Summer Conference for the NCSBA is announced for July 13-15 at the Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC. Registration and details coming soon.
For more information, contact us at:
Person County Beekeepers Association
PO Box 222, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541