Beekeeping Classes

Congratulations on your interest in the hobby of beekeeping! We have classes for the beginning beekeeper that will help you get started and be successful! We also offer a few advanced classes as well.

January Class Schedule

Intro to Beekeeping & the Honey Bee

Intro to Beekeeping & the Honey Bee: All about the honey bee and what beekeeping entails

When: January 12, 2019 - 9:30am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: All about the honey bee, including basic anatomy, castes, life cycle and roles, the life of the hive and what being a beekeepers entails.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Equipment & Apiary Set Up

Equipment & Apiary Set Up: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary

When: January 12, 2019 - 1:30pm
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary, and ordering bees.  This program will include detailed specifics on the set-up of an apiary and all needed supplies for optimum start-up.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

February Class Schedule

Intro to Beekeeping & the Honey Bee

Intro to Beekeeping & the Honey Bee: All about the honey bee and what beekeeping entails

When: February 09, 2019 - 9:30am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: All about the honey bee, including basic anatomy, castes, life cycle and roles, the life of the hive and what being a beekeepers entails.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Equipment & Apiary Set Up

Equipment & Apiary Set Up: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary

When: February 09, 2019 - 1:30pm
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary, and ordering bees.  This program will include detailed specifics on the set-up of an apiary and all needed supplies for optimum start-up.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

March Class Schedule

Apiary Management - Spring

Apiary Management - Spring: How to manage new or over-wintered hives

When: March 10, 2019 - 9:30am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn what to look for as your new colonies become established (hive inspection), proactive support of your over-wintered hives, an overview of splits and their creation, why and how honeybees swarm, and taking the lead on swarm management.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Apiary Management - Spring

Apiary Management - Spring: How to manage new or over-wintered hives

When: March 10, 2019 - 1:30pm
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn what to look for as your new colonies become established (hive inspection), proactive support of your over-wintered hives, an overview of splits and their creation, why and how honeybees swarm, and taking the lead on swarm management.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Equipment & Apiary Set Up

Equipment & Apiary Set Up: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary

When: March 23, 2019 - 9:30am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary, and ordering bees.  This program will include detailed specifics on the set-up of an apiary and all needed supplies for optimum start-up.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: March 23, 2019 - 1:30pm
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

April Class Schedule

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 06, 2019 - 8:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 06, 2019 - 10:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: Learn about beekeeping equipment, planning and setup of your apiary

When: April 13, 2019 - 8:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 20, 2019 - 8:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 27, 2019 - 8:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

Bringing Your Bees Home

Bringing Your Bees Home: How to give yours bees the best start

When: April 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Where: Mann Lake Ltd. - Wilkes-Barre, PA

What: Learn how to install packages and nucs in your apiary, and how to give them a great start with proper care and feeding.

How Much: Free! You must register to attend. To register, please call 877-829-4077 or click here to RSVP by email. Class size is limited to 40 participants.