The following SCBA Affiliated Clubs will be teaching beginning beekeeper classes this fall using the SC Master Beekeeper Certified Level Training Materials. Please contact the club directly through the links provided with any questions regarding the courses offered.
Charleston Community Bee Gardens – October 29-30, 2022
Location: Dorchester County Career and Technology Center, 507 Schoolhouse Rd., Dorchester, SC 29437
This is an in-person two-day hands-on Beginner Beekeeping Class. This class will be using approved SC Beekeeper Certified Level training materials. This course will be taught by local Certified, Journeyman, and Master Beekeepers.
The class will allow for student interaction, actual equipment and tools for inspection, smoker demonstrations, honey extraction equipment, and local mentoring. We will provide assistance placing hives and installing bees. During the class there will be an open hive period with safety equipment provided.
Cost for the 2 day course is $75 with a textbook provided along with annual membership in a local club.
More information is on the included registration form located here:
Laurens County Beekeepers Association – Saturday, October 8th, 8am to 4pm
Oconee Beekeepers Association – Wednesdays for 7 Weeks, 6:30pm
Classroom Dates: September 7, 14 ,21, 28; October 5, 12, 19 Hive Demonstration Day: October 26
Location: Walhalla, SC
Registration Ends: September 2, 2022
This course is designed to introduce interested individuals to the Art of Beekeeping, and to offer course material and instruction to prepare for the South Carolina Certified Level Beekeeper test administered by the SC Beekeeping Association – Master Beekeeper Program.
For Question & Registration, Contact: [email protected]
Wateree Beekeepers Association – October 15, 22, 29; Field Day – TBD
Location: Camden, SC
The course is a part of a series of classes, to prepare you to be a South Carolina Beekeeper.
For detailed information of the class and/or to register, please visit: