Bee Classes & Clubs

BEEKEEPING CLASSES

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.

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You can see descriptions of previously offered classes by scrolling to the bottom of this page.


 


 

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

 

 

Area Beekeeping Organizations

CLICK on the Organization name to see their WEBSITES

CLUB and WebsitePRESIDENTEmailPhone
Allegheny Mountain Beekeepers Assoc.Lew Smithlewnancy94@centurylink.net
Anne Arundel Beekeepers Assoc.Carl Guercicarl.guerci@verizon.net
Appalachian Beekeepers Assoc.Hop Cassidyhopsshop@verizon.net
Assoc. Of Southern Maryland BeekeepersSusan Polskysarabellbees@md.metrocast.net(301) 863-0349
Baltimore Backyard Beekeepers NetworkBeth Sherringbethsherring@gmail.com
Bowie Upper Marlboro Beekeepers Assoc.Maggie Millsmaggie.m.mills@gmail.com
Carroll County Beekeepers Assoc.Larry TruchonInfo@CarrollCountyBeekeepers.org
Central Maryland Beekeepers Assoc.Chris Hartpresident@centralmarylandbees.org
DC Beekeepers AllianceToni Burnhamdcbees@dcbeekeepers.org
Eastern Shore Beekeepers Assoc.Paul Dill(302) 249-1866
Frederick Backyard BeekeepersJohn Klapacbackyardbees@emaildodo.com(301) 639-1894
Frederick County Beekeeping Assoc.Liz BakerLizbaker99@hotmail.com
Howard County Beekeepers Assoc.Dave Dobbshocobeekeepersassoc@gmail.com
Lower Eastern Shore Beekeepers Assoc.lowereasternshorebeekeeper@gmail.com
Montgomery County Beekeepers Assoc.Leon Vandenbergl.vandenberg@verizon.net
Northern Virginia Beekeepers Assoc.
Susquehanna Beekeepers Assoc.Jason Rubinkabula46@verizon.net(410) 978-1175
Upper Eastern Shore Beekeeping Assoc.Donald Sparkssparks.dk@gmail.com(410) 708-6360
Washington County Beekeepers Assoc.Greg Gentrygreg38tn@yahoo.com(615) 430-7059
Wye River Beekeepers Assoc.David Kygerdavidkyger@mac.com(571) 344-1956

 

Previously Offered Classes:

MARCH 02 2019 - MSBA Bee Academy and The Bee Squad Present...

MARCH 02 2019 – MSBA Bee Academy and The Bee Squad Present…

CLASS is FULL. Waitlist Available. Making Nucs & Splits. Sat. MARCH 02! Start making your own Splits and Nucs (and stop buying bees!). This course will cover basics of splitting and making nucleus colonies commonly used in small scale operations. We will explain the ...
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