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    • February 14, 2024
    • September 17, 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    • 8
    Registration is closed


    The course consists of 8 classes from February to September.


    Instructor: Vincent Aloyo, PhD (EAS certified Master Beekeeper)


    PREREQUISITES: This course is designed for beekeepers who have completed Mark Antunes’ beginner class OR have at least 1 year of experience with approval from Instructor.


    WHEN: The course consists of 8 classes from February to October. The schedule will always be the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Classes will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.

    Class 1. Wednesday, February 14

    Class 2. Wednesday, March 13

    Class 3. Wednesday, April 10

    Class 4. Wednesday, May 8

    Class 5. Wednesday, June 12

    Class 6. Wednesday, July 10

    Class 7. Wednesday, August 14

    Class 8. Wednesday, September 11

    WHERE:

    In-Person: Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922


    COST: A single student receives membership to the Bucks County Beekeepers Association, educational materials, and eight great classes for only $130. This is over 25 hours of teaching.

    Note: Family members residing in the SAME HOUSEHOLD ONLY may register for a second student at a discounted price of $90.

    *Special discount code for those who took the official Beginner Class and register before January 31--email info@bucksbeekeepers.com for code if you haven't received an email.

    CONTACT: For more information e-mail us at: info@bucksbeekeepers.com

    When we meet in-person, beekeepers should bring questions and their usual beekeeping attire (but a veil at minimum).

    Please note that this class format and meeting requirements are subject to change. While it is our goal to maintain the class as it is described here, public health and safety for the students and the instructors will always be paramount.

    • February 20, 2024
    • September 11, 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    • 0
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    The course consists of 8 classes from February to September.

    Registration is now open. Registration will close on March 19, 2024.

    Are you interested in beekeeping but have never done it before? Have you started raising honey bees and want to learn more? Perhaps you have been raising honey bees for a few years and just want some refresher techniques. If so, then the Bucks County Beginner Beekeeping Course is just the right thing for you! It offers classes that are timely to your seasonal beekeeping needs with lessons full of beekeeping insight and information in a classroom setting.

    Instructor: MARK ANTUNES

    WHEN: The course consists of 8 classes from February 2024 to September 2024. The schedule will always be the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Meetings start at 6 PM and last until about 9 PM.

    Class 1: Tuesday, February 20th

    Class 2: Tuesday, March 19th

    Class 3: Tuesday, April 16th

    Class 4: Tuesday, May 21st

    Class 5: Tuesday, June 18th

    Class 6: Tuesday, July 16th

    Class 7: Tuesday, August 20th

    Class 8: Tuesday, September 17th

    WHERE: In-Person ONLY at Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    COST: A single student receives membership to the Bucks County Beekeepers Association, educational materials, and eight great classes for only $130. This is over 25 hours of teaching.

    Note: Family members residing in the SAME HOUSEHOLD ONLY may register for a second student at a discounted price of $90. 

    CONTACT: For more information e-mail us at: info@bucksbeekeepers.com

    Please note that this class format and meeting requirements are subject to change. While it is our goal to maintain the class as it is described here, public health and safety for the students and the instructors will always be paramount.

    • April 01, 2024
    • May 31, 2024
    Register



    BCBA has partnered with HiveTracks to collect and share observations and actions.  Through our recorded observations and actions in our hives, HiveTracks will apply the power of big data to help guide and make recommendations to us as a local beekeepers consortium based on our local inputs as well as many other sources (such as National Phenology Network, weather and more.


    HiveTracks is a mobile app that will allow you to:

    • Effortlessly manage your bee populations, honey production, and overall hive health from your phone or computer.
    • Easily sort and filter your beekeeping activity to make data-driven decisions.
    • Streamline your beekeeping operations, saving time and resources, all through one comprehensive platform.
    • Create Honey Stories that showcase the unique characteristics of each harvest, from flavor notes to the journey of your bees.

    James Wilkes and Max Runzel will present an overview of HiveTracks at the April 12 meeting.  This is a not-to-miss session!

     

    Feel free to download the app - but you will need an invite to associate your account (email) with the BCBA club, this allows us to better learn from each other's local observations and management actions at NO COST to active club members.  

     

    AppStore     |     GooglePlay
    • May 14, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found
    • June 11, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting - Annual Picnic!

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.


    • July 09, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found
    • August 13, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found
    • September 10, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found
    • October 08, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found
    • November 12, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found
    • December 10, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Forest Grove Presbyterian Church
    Register

    2024 General Meeting

    General meetings are always the SECOND TUESDAY of each month.

    As of now, General Meetings are offered in-person ONLY.

    Meeting reminder and any other details will be sent to ALL MEMBERS in advance of the Tuesday meeting.

    Non-members are always welcome!

    IN-PERSON

    Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

    1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922
    • ample parking, public restroom, open meeting room
    • please keep in mind that we rent this space and are expected to leave it in the same clean, organized way that it is found

Our Mission

The Bucks County Beekeepers Association (BCBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting beekeeping in the local community through education and resource sharing.


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mailto:info@bucksbeekeepers.com
PO Box 711, Doylestown, PA  18901


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