Rolla Bee Club 2020 Beginning Beekeeping Classes
Rolla Bee Club will host two beginning beekeeping classes Saturday, February 15, 2020 and a Second Year Beekeeping Class Saturday, March 14, 2020.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sign up for one of the classes, or both if you want a refresher of the first class.
The Beginning Beekeping class will cover what you need to begin beekeeping including equipment, costs, bee sources, setting up hives and helping colonies to get through their first winter.
Location: Doolittle Community Hall, 380 Eisenhower, Rolla, Mo.
Cost is $75 per person and will include class materials, lunch and refreshments.
This beginning beekeeping class is certified by the Great Plains Master Beekeeper program and qualifies for credit towards master beekeeper certification.
From a Rolla Bee Club spring 2019 class:
"Charlotte, I cannot thank you and your team enough for a FABULOUS class on Saturday. All of your knowledge and passion is astounding!! Not only that, but you have put together a very educational class that is well thought out, touches on so much, moves expediently, breaks in the right places-it couldn’t be better! Thank you very much! We are very excited about beginning our beekeeping experience." MBH
Rolla Bee Club Second Year Beekeeping Class
A Second Year Beekeeping Class is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 also at Doolittle Community Hall, 380 Eisenhower, Rolla, Mo. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This class is focused on beekeepers who successfully pulled their bees through their first winter and will focus on basic techniques such as merging colonies, splitting, swarm catching and replacing queens.
Cost is $75 and will include class materials, lunch and refreshments.
For more information on the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program including the training levels and to register, click here.
Advanced Master Beekeeping Online Course
Rolla Bee Club is partner with Cornell University, New York, to offer a discount to beekeepers with 3 years or more of experience taking Cornell University's master beekeeping certification online course. The program also requires testing in Ithaca, New York.