Bee School
One Ticket covers 4 Sessions: Jan 9 | Jan 16 | Jan 23 | Jan 30 Sessions run from 10AM-12PM (end times will vary according to session material).
via ZOOM
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Online Zoom Sessions

Session 1 - January 9th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Beekeeping Terminology & Equipment

  • The Colony and its Organization

 
Session 2 - January 16th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Setting up your Hive

  • How to Install a Package of Bees

  • How to Install a Nucleus Colony

  • Colony Management following Package Installation

 
Session 3 - January 23rd 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Navigating the Seasonal Management of your Colony

  • Specific Management during Fall & Winter

 

Session 4 - January 30th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Bee Diseases & Pest Management

  • Colony Registration

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 guidance from knowledgeable beekeepers and experienced professionals. Attend all four sessions, and get the most from your registration.

Already an experienced beekeeper?

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.

Bee School

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! Held each year, and covering fundamental topics in Connecticut Beekeeping, this intensive 4-day workshop will immerse you in the concepts needed for beekeeping success.

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Topics Include:

  • Beekeeping Terminology and Basic Equipment

  • The Colony and Its Organization

  • Starting with Bees: How to Hive a Package of Bees

  • Colony Management

  • Suburban Area Hive Management

  • Seasonal Hive Management

  • Fall and Winter Preparations

  • Bee Diseases and Colony Registration

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 guidance from knowledgeable beekeepers and experienced professionals. Attend all four sessions, and get the most from your registration.

Already an experienced beekeeper?

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.

Missed Bee School?

This years' session videos are available for purchase here.