Get your start in beekeeping or brush up on your skills!
At Bee School, you'll learn the essential skills necessary to becoming a great beekeeper! Covering fundamental topics in Connecticut Beekeeping, this intensive 4-day workshop will immerse you in the concepts needed for beekeeping success. Just starting out? You'll definitely want to attend all four sessions. Already a member? View session breakdowns below and plan your attendance around the topics that most interest you.
Online Zoom Sessions
Beekeeping Terminology & Equipment
Install Package of Bees
Colony Management following Package Installation
Best Management Practices in Suburban Areas
Navigating Colony Seasonal Management
Specific Management during Fall & Winter
Bee Diseases & Pest Management
Are you new to beekeeping?
Get started on the right track! From terminology to setup and organization of your first hive to coverage of diseases that affect bees and honey production here in the Northeast, our Bee School sessions offer instruction and hands-on guidance from knowledgeable keepers and experienced professionals. Attend all four sessions, and get the most from your registration.
BONUS: Your Bee School ticket includes a 1-year membership to CBA, so you'll get updates, tips & tricks from beekeeping pros throughout the year!
Already an experienced beekeeper?
2021 Bee School Sessions will be held online via Zoom, so you'll be able to attend the dates & topics that interest you most. Learn more about winterizing your colony or fighting disease, discuss the latest techniques and get advice from local professionals, swap stories, and elevate your beekeeping knowledge.
CBA Member pricing covers all four sessions - you decide which topics you'd like to experience.