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).
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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

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.

BONUS: Your Bee School ticket includes a 1-year membership to CBA, so you'll get beekeeping help from blog posts, be invited to quest speaker talks and workshops 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.

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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