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.

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.

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

About Connecticut Beekeepers Association

Connecticut Beekeepers Association promotes and supports all beekeepers and their local organizations. Our goal is to provide a common forum for the beekeepers of Connecticut to come together to share information and ideas.

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