Beginner Beekeeping Basics Course

Beginner Beekeeping Basics: 2021


WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday evening classroom sessions will be on March 4, 11, 18, 25 (snow
makeup date if needed, April 8) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Carlisle First Church of God, located at
705 Glendale St., Carlisle, PA 17013. There will also be a Saturday field day, April 3, location to be
determined, for hands on, in the hive experience.
Special note: Face masks will be mandatory, no food or drink offered (you may bring your own water
or soda), social distancing seating must be maintained and if not feeling well or displaying COVID
symptoms please stay home.


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 February 27, 2020. REGISTRATION: Registration and payment is required by February 27 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, 717-496-7728, 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)