Bee Clubs in and around Maryland are invited to announce upcoming Beekeeping Classes on this page.
If your club has an upcoming bee class, an officer of the club can request the class be posted on this page by clicking HERE.
MSBA does not review or endorse these classes, so potential students should contact the course instructors directly to see if the classes will meet their needs.
BEEKEEPING CLUBS IN MARYLAND: Your Chance to improve beekeeping -- for yourself and others
Whether you are new to beekeeping, or were born holding a hive tool, it is important to maintain memberships in both local and state clubs.
Our STATE CLUB, the Maryland State Beekeepers Association...
- brings internationally renown experts to your meetings to explain the latest bee discoveries, challenges, and methodologies
- supports state inspectors, who make all our hives healthier
- helps educate policy makers, so we can maintain a bee-friendly environment
LOCAL CLUBS, like the ones listed below...
- bring neighboring beekeepers together, establishing a sense of community
- is a reservoir of insights to your hyper-local challenges with pests, nectar flows, weather, etc
- provides new beekeepers with hands on mentoring
- helps experienced beekeepers protect their colonies' health by sharing best practices with newbees
Local Beekeeping Organizations
- ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Jeff McIntyre, firstname.lastname@example.org
- ANNE ARUNDEL BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Carl Guerci, email@example.com,
- APPALACHIAN BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Hop Cassidy, firstname.lastname@example.org
- ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND BEEKEEPERS, President: Steve Cox, (301) 472-4359, email@example.com.
- BALTIMORE BACKYARD BEEKEEPERS NETWORK, President: Beth Sherring, firstname.lastname@example.org
- BUMBA: BOWIE UPPER MARLBORO BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Maggie Mills, email@example.com
- CARROLL COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Fred Sypher, Info@CarrollCountyBeekeepers.org
- CENTRAL MARYLAND BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Ed Neubauer, firstname.lastname@example.org
- DC BEEKEEPERS ALLIANCE, Toni Burnham, email@example.com
- EASTERN SHORE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Paul Dill (302) 249-1866
- FREDERICK BACKYARD BEEKEEPERS, President: John Klapac, firstname.lastname@example.org, (301) -639-1894
- FREDERICK COUNTY BEEKEEPING ASSOCIATION, President: Liz Baker, Lizbaker99@hotmail.com,www.frederickbees.org
- HOWARD COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Jason Ellis, email@example.com
- LOWER EASTERN SHORE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lowershorebeekeepers.org
- MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, President: Leon Vandenberg,email@example.com
- NORTHERN VIRGINIA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, www.novabees.org
- SUSQUEHANNA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION. President: Harry Dutcher, firstname.lastname@example.org
- UPPER EASTERN SHORE BEEKEEPING ASSOCIATION, President: Donald Sparks, (410) 708-6360 email@example.com
- WASHINGTON COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, Samantha Achey,firstname.lastname@example.org
- WYE RIVER BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION, Contact: BeeGeorgehoney@hotmail.com