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Tue, Jan 31


College of the Albemarle

Introduction to Beekeeping

Introduction to Beekeeping ~ $45 Registration fee ~ Class begins January 31, 2023

Introduction to Beekeeping
Introduction to Beekeeping

Time & Location

Jan 31, 2023, 6:00 PM – Feb 28, 2023, 9:00 PM

College of the Albemarle , 118 Blades St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA

About the event

BoCC is educating anyone interested in honey bees and beekeeping!

Beginning January 2023 we will offer an introductory course where you will:

* Be invited to join our dynamic beekeeping


* Be invited to participate in hands-on Field

Days at our Teaching Apiary and Outdoor


* Be prepared to set-up your own apiary.

* Be supported by experienced local


* Be prepared to over winter your own bees at

the end of your first year as a beekeeper.

* Be prepared to pass the certification exams

to become a North Carolina State

Beekeepers Association Certified


Register today! Call College of the Albemarle @ (252) 335-0821 ext. 2250.

Experienced beekeepers and mentors of BoCC will provide instruction and training for the beginner beekeeper on five consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm beginning January 31, 2023 to February 28, 2023.

Classroom instruction will be held at College of the Albemarle - Edenton-Chowan Campus located at 118 Blades St., Edenton, NC 27932.

A hands-on Apiary Field Day will be held at BoCC’s Teaching Apiary & Outdoor Classroom for all 2023 bee school students. The Apiary Field Day will include woodenware construction demonstrations and suiting up in proper PPE to work the club’s bees. Date & time TBA, weather permitting.

Membership to Beekeepers of Chowan County and the NC State Beekeepers Association (NCSBA) are included in each student’s $45 registration fee. To simplify administration & increase flexibility, the cost of the required textbook is not included in tuition. Instead, textbooks can be purchased on-line from a variety of vendors or at a bee supply store. Our textbook this year is The Beekeeper’s Handbook 5th Edition (2021) by Diana Sammataro amd Alphonse Avitabile.

If you have any questions, please contact Beekeepers of Chowan County’s Education Coordinator via email @ or on our website

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