Register Today! Beginner Beekeeping Course 2019

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GCBA Beginner Beekeeping Course 2019

WE WILL BE TAKING WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS ON JANUARY 10, 2019, UNTIL WE REACH CAPACITY FOR THE CLASS. IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON DOING A WALK IN REGISTRATION, PLEASE PRINT & FILL OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM AND HAVE YOUR CHECK MADE OUT TO GCBA AHEAD OF TIME. CASH IS ACCEPTED. PLEASE SHOW UP AT 6:30 P.M. ON THE 10TH FOR WALK-IN REGISTRATION. WE WANT TO GET STARTED AS CLOSE TO 7 P.M. AS POSSIBLE.

The Guilford County Beekeepers Association will offer the
Beginner Beekeeping Course on the following dates:

Thursday, January 10
Thursday, January 17
Thursday, January 24
Thursday, January 31
Thursday, February 7
Thursday, February 14 (NCSBA Certified Beekeeper Written Examination-optional)
Weather make-up dates to be posted later.

Classes begin at 7 p.m. for about 2 hours a session and will be held at the barn kitchen meeting room in the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC. The plan is for 5 teaching sessions, administration of the optional written portion of the NCSBA certified beekeepers examination at week 6, 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 ONLINE. 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 EMAILED TO YOU OR SENT DIRECTLY TO YOU DEPENDING ON THE OPTION YOU SELECT WHEN JOINING THE NCSBA.

Visit the GCBA homepage for a link to the 2019 beginner beekeeping registration form or follow this link to the registration form.