1 Day Beginner Beekeeping Intensive

1 Day Beginner Beekeeping Intensive


Get the basics you need to start beekeeping right! Lunch provided. Also get a 5% off coupon that you can use on your new beekeeping equipment or nuc package of bees.

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1 Day Beginner Beekeeping Intensive

In 2017, Blythewood Bee Company will be offering 3 beginner beekeeping course dates to prepare the beginner with the knowledge needed to start beekeeping with the Spring 2017 nectar flow. Classes will meet on the following dates:

Saturday, January 28th,
9 AM to 5 PM (classroom & Fieldwork) BBQ Lunch Included (SOLD OUT)
Registration Closes January 15th

Saturday, February 25th, 9 AM to 5 PM (classroom & Fieldwork) BBQ Lunch Included (SOLD OUT)
Registration Closes February 19th 

Saturday, March 25th, 9 AM to 5 PM (classroom & Fieldwork) BBQ Lunch Included
Registration Closes March 19th

Cost per class is $95 per person. Seating is limited to 15 per class. You will need to have protective gear if you wish to participate in our field work.

No prior knowledge is required. This course is designed to take the person with an interest, but no beekeeping knowledge, to an understanding of beekeeping and starting their first hives.

Each Day Course Includes:

-Beekeeping for Dummies Book
-Half day classroom and half day field work which includes going into active hives.
– Lunch will be provided by Doko Smoke, Blythewood’s premier barbecue establishment.
– Coupon For 5% All Your Blythewood Bee Company Purchases.

Classes will be held at Camp Discovery. This is located in Blythewood SC.

Our beginner beekeeper course concentrates on the basics of beekeeping and is taught by Scott Derrick. After classes have ended you will have a wide support group with Blythewood Beekeepers Association to assist you in practical beekeeping matters.

Blythewood Beekeepers Association

Blythewood Beekeepers Association meets the first Thursday of every month at 7pm  at Camp Discovery located at 208 Claude Bundrick Rd, Blythewood, SC 29016

Additional information


February 25th, January 28th, March 25th

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