Beginner Beekeeping Basics Course

Beginner Beekeeping Basics: 2024


WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday evening classroom sessions will be on March 7, 14, 21, 28 (snow
makeup date if needed, April 4) from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Franklin County Ag Heritage Building, located at
185 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202. There will also be a Saturday field day, date and location to be
determined, for hands on, in the hive experience.


Wk 1 – Honey bees.
Wk 2 – Woodenware, beekeeping tools and equipment.
Wk 3 – Buying Bees, Hive and Colony Management (placement and yard work) and Maintenance.
Wk 4 – Recognizing, treating and preventing Pests, Maladies and Diseases.
COST: $65.00 for individuals and/up to an immediate family total of 5 by March 4, 2024. REGISTRATION: Registration and payment is required by March 4 and is limited to the first 50
who register.

Each Registration includes a beekeeping book, continued 1st year support, education and first year membership in the
Franklin County Beekeepers’ Association including all continued education, workshops and events.

More info: available at, by email at: or or mail the attached form below and a check to:

FCBA, P.O. Box 341, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Please download the (BBB) Beginner Beekeeping Basics Form’ follow instructions and send with check or money order (NO CASH)