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GCBA Beginner Beekeeping Course 2020

Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:16 am
by Jacobs
The Guilford County Beekeepers Association will offer the
Beginner Beekeeping Course on the following dates:

Thursday, January 16
Thursday, January 23
Thursday, January 30
Thursday, February 6
Thursday, February 13
Thursday, February 20--optional test review/question & answer session
Thursday, February 27 (NCSBA Certified Beekeeper Written Examination-optional)
Weather make up dates to be posted later.

Classes begin at 7:00 pm for about 2 hours a session, and will be held at the barn kitchen meeting room in the Guilford County Cooperative Extension Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC. The plan is for 5 teaching sessions, optional question & answer/test review session at week 6, and administration of the optional written portion of the NCSBA certified beekeepers examination at week 7, for those wishing to take it. The cost is $25.00 for individuals or $35.00 per family which includes 1 book/registration, handouts, and membership in the GCBA. North Carolina State Beekeepers Association membership ($15.00 per person) is required for those wanting to participate in the Master Beekeeper program and take the certified beekeepers examination. It is not required to take the beginners course or join the Guilford Beekeepers, but it is strongly encouraged.

THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BEEKEEPERS NOW PROVIDE THE ABILITY TO JOIN AND PAY ANNUAL DUES ON LINE. THE LINK IS-- https://www.ncbeekeepers.org WE WILL NOT BE COLLECTING NCSBA DUES AND BATCHING MEMBERSHIP FORMS AS IN THE PAST. YOUR NCSBA MEMBERSHIP CARD WITH YOUR MEMBER NUMBER WILL BE E MAILED TO YOU OR SENT DIRECTLY TO YOU DEPENDING ON THE OPTION YOU SELECT WHEN JOINING THE NCSBA.