The following local clubs and associations are teaching beginning level beekeeping classes using the Master Beekeeping Program’s 2022 Certified Level Materials. This course prepares a beginning beekeeper to start their beekeeping journey through the first year as well as sit for the Certified Level Beekeeper exams – the foundational level in the SCBA Master Beekeeping Program.
Please contact the local club directly for specific course details:
Aiken Beekeepers Association / Begins Jan 18 / More Information HERE
Blackwater Beekeepers Association / Horry County Clemson Extension, Conway, SC / Tuesdays: January 18 – February 22 / Register HERE
Charleston Area Beekeepers / January 22-23, 8:30-5 / Register HERE
Charleston Community Bee Gardens / January 15-16 / Registration Closed
Chester County Beekeepers / Tuesdays February 8-March 15 / Register HERE
Lancaster Beekeepers Association / Tuesdays: February 15-March 22 / Contact HERE
Spartanburg Beekeepers Association / Saturdays: January 8-February 5 / Register HERE
Sumter Beekeepers Association / Saturdays: Feb 5, 12; 8:30-4:30 / Contact HERE
Wateree Beekeepers Association / Camden / Saturdays / More Info
Additional clubs around the state may be offering beginning beekeeping classes. You may locate a club near you here.