To promote better beekeeping in
Lancaster County, South Carolina
Beginner Class - 2019
Thank you for your interest in our 'Beginner Level Beekeeping' course. If you're interested in learning to keep bees yourself, or if you just want to learn about how important bees are to the way we all live our every day lives, we'd be glad to sign you up to take our class. You'll find all the relevant information below. If you'd like to sign up or if you have any questions, please contact our President or Vice President. You can find their contact information here.
Duration: 6 Weeks, February 12th, 2018-March 19th, 2019
Time: Every Tuesday night, from 7pm-9pm.
Cost: $55.00 per person, or $100.00 for Couples (couples share a book). Includes a book, all instructional material, membership to the LCBA and State Organization for 1yr.
Give you all the basics to understand how to keep honeybees, the different types of honeybees, equipment, honey harvesting, how to legally sell honey, dealing with pests and diseases, history of beekeeping, and more.
You also have the additional option of taking a written test and field day to get a certificate, certifying you as having passed the state requirements as a beginner level beekeeper. This will be important if you later decided to become a journeyman or master beekeeper.