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East Central Ohio Beekeepers Earl Jame Bee School
February 1 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Learning is fun and easy when you attend the ECOBA Earl James Bee School. You will learn about:
The colony & its organization
The equipment and tools involved & the components of a hive
Starting with bees
How to take care of your bees
Honey production & processing
We will teach you getting started with bees, practical beekeeping, pest management, wintering your bees and so much more! The instructors are experienced beekeepers with a love for teaching.
Each bee school is from 9-5, with a lunch provided. You are encouraged to brings snacks to share with the group, and drinks for yourself.
Individual classes will be held on February 1, 8, 15 22, 28 and March 1st. You need only attend one session.
Each class is limited to a total of 50 individuals, with dates being first come, first serve. You will only need to attend one date session. Additional hands on training, equipment building sessions, etc. will be offered and announced during your class session, and mentors will be available to you to assist after the classroom sessions are over. Monthly meetings are also held for our entire membership which provide for additional knowledge, bulk purchasing opportunities, volunteer and practical, hands on events.
An ECOBA membership, workbook, and handout materials are included in the $75.00 fee. Family/household members can attend for an additional $10.00 per person.