CLASS FULL - 2014 Bee School in Bend, Oregon
Please contact us, if you would like your name to be placed on the waiting list. Thank you.
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014 for beginner students
Location:Partners in Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR Google Map
Time: 9 am to 5 pm with breaks, please bring sack lunch or purchase
at shops nearby
Format: Classroom lecture, hands-on sessions (30 min per session)
Cost: $5 for members; $25 for non-members, non-member price includes 1 year family membership to club
Registration: Class size is limited to 50 students.
Pre-Registration: email us to reserve a seat.
- Beginner Class
- Hands-on small group sessions
- Explore honey bee culture through:
- applied honey bee biology
- anticipation not reaction
- honey bee colony management
- Includes membership to Central Oregon Beekeeping Association
Before class, print these documents
- Class lecture notes with Powerpoint slides
- Hands-on Session called "Reading the Frame" with Powerpoint slides
- Hands-on Session called "Top Bar Hive"
- Hands-on Session called "Langstroth Hive"
- Hands-on Session called "Honey Extraction"
- Hands-on Session called "Bee Nutrition", 1, 2, 3, 4
- Hive inspection log
Help spread the word about the class
Past Bee Schools
Links to sites mentioned in class
We are a diverse bunch of individuals who share a fascination for the honey bee and its workings. Our members range from full-time beekeepers and pollinators with hundreds of hives to hobbyists involved in backyard beekeeping. Some members do not even keep bees, but are fascinated by the six legs and four wings of Apis mellifera.
Club benefits include
- Monthly educational meetings
- Beginner and experienced
beekeepers sharing and
- Loaner honey extraction
- $20 family annual dues
The mission of The Central Oregon Beekeeping Association (COBKA) is to promote effective, economic and successful local beekeeping through education, collaboration, communication and research in the spirit of friendship.