Mar 07 2024


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Beginner Beekeeping Basics Course, Franklin County Beekeepers Association

Beginner Beekeeping Basics: 2024
Thursday evening classroom sessions will be on March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th (snow makeup date if needed, April 4) from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the Franklin County Ag Heritage Building, located at 185 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202.
There will also be a Saturday field day, date and location to be determined, for hands on, in the hive experience.
Week 1 – Honey bees.
Week 2 – Woodenware, beekeeping tools and equipment.
Week 3 – Buying Bees, Hive and Colony Management (placement and yard work) and Maintenance.
Week 4 – Recognizing, treating and preventing Pests, Maladies and Diseases.
COST: $65.00 for individuals and/up to an immediate family total of 5 by March 4, 2024.
REGISTRATION: Registration and payment is required by March 4 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, 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)

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