Introduction to Beekeeping


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CLASS DATES:   February 23-25, 2024


This 3 day course provides an individual the opportunity to see into one of nature's most wonderous attributes: Honeybees! Each participant will learn the basics of beekeeping.  Knowledge gained will propel a participant through their first year of beekeeping. All course manuals will be provided. Hands-On experience during the class. Feel free to visit our retail beekeeping supply store to obtain all your protective gear prior to the last day of training. Hand tools will be provided during the apiary visit. Liability waivers are required. One child; age 17 and under may attend free with a paid adult enrollment.  Please provide the Childs Name and Age in the comments section at checkout. Children must be accompanied by adults during training. 

Once Registration is Complete, there will be a $50 Cancellation Fee.

There will be NO REFUND if canceled after February 13, 2024. 

This is a rain or shine event!  Please be prepared for outdoor instruction.

Class will start on Friday and Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and will go till approx. 4 p.m. Class on Sunday will start at 8:30 a.m. and will go till approximately 12pm.  We will meet at the Hampton Inn, Sneads Ferry in their SEAHAWK CONFERENCE ROOM.   Hands on portion will take place at our Bee Farm, located at 594 Turkey Point Road, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460. 

Out of town, no problem, book your room with the BRAWES Bee Farm group rate at the Hampton Inn, Snead Ferry (Phone: 910-327-5555)