Owners, Mike & Judy Campbell, are certified by the B.C. Honey Producer’s Association to teach this Beginner Beekeepers Course. This course is broken into 8 sessions, with a total of 21 hours of instruction – 15 hours in the class room and 6 hours will be experiential hands-on near, or at the hives.
Here is a guide to what will be covered for the certified BCHPA course.
Introduction to Beekeeping
Beekeeping Management and Hive Manipulation
Diseases and Pests
Honey, Nectar, Pollen, and Pollination
Honey Harvesting, Marketing, Fall & Winter Management
Hands on at the live honey bee colony
The course fee of $250 will include the course materials, instruction, final examination and experience with bees. Upon successful completion of the exam, a certificate will be issued.
This course is held at our farm, located at 2595 Lefeuvre Rd, Abbotsford, BC, from February 25 to May 11
Monday evenings 6 – 9pm – Feb 25, Mar 11, 18, 25, April 1 & 8
Saturday mornings 9 – 12pm – April 20, May 4 & 11
Register for the course here https://campbellsgold.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CG_BegBeeKeep2019_RegForm.pdf and submit to email@example.com
A non-refundable $50.00 deposit is required to hold your seat for this course with final payment due at Class commencement on February 25, 2019.