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Classes

2018-2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

  

                                                Beekeeping Classes

 Our practical application Beekeeping Classes have been scheduled.  Class sizes will be kept at a minimum to provide our students with an informative & enjoyable atmosphere. 

We ask that you only register for classes that you are sure that you can attend as an empty seat means a fellow beekeeper can miss out on the opportunity to gain the knowledge needed to be successful.  We understand that emergencies can arise, but please make every effort to attend the class you requested.

   ALL ATTENDEES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED.  Please DO NOT bring additional attendees without prior registration.
                                         

  

                                 Beginning Beekeeping Class

There will be nine (9) opportunities to attend our Beginning Beekeeping Class.

The class is scheduled on the following Saturdays:  Classes with Limited Seating are Marked.  Remaining Classes are Open.

 SEP 29 - FULL OCT 27 - FULL DEC 1 JAN 5 JAN 12
 JAN 19 FEB 16 FEB 23 MAR 9

 

The classes will begin PROMPTLY at 9:00 am and last until approximately 5:30 pm.

 This class will focus on subjects that are unique to the Beginning Beekeeper.  Subjects will include Introduction to Beekeeping; Honey Bee Biology; Equipment; Installing your Bees; A Year of Hive Management; and Pests.  A CD of these subjects will be provided and will include additional information to enhance your learning experience:  History of the Honey Bee, Africanized Honey Bees, Local Pollen & Nectar Sources

In addition to providing a class CD and class workbook, registration will include a morning snack and lunch.  The registration fee for the class is $85.00* to be paid when you arrive for class.  Contact vabeeclass@aol.com (not a link) for registration.  Registration information MUST include your full name, additional attendee name(s) and daytime phone number.

 

                             Intermediate Beekeeping Class

There will be six (6) opportunities to attend our Intermediate Beekeeping Class. 

The class will be held on the following Saturdays: Classes with Limited Seating are Marked.  Remaining Classes are Open.

 AUG 25 - FULL SEP 22 OCT 13
 NOV 3 DEC 8 FEB 9

The classes will begin PROMPTLY at 9:00 am and last until approximately 4:30 pm.

This class will focus on subjects that are important to the Intermediate or "Second Year" Beekeeper.  Subjects will include Spring & Fall Management Practices; Honey Production & Extracting; Increasing Your Apiary; Splits; Requeening; Swarm Control.

In addition to providing a class CD and class workbook, registration will include a morning snack & lunch.  The registration fee for the class is $85.00* to be paid when you arrive for class. 
Contact vabeeclass@aol.com for registration.  Registration information must include your full name, additional attendee name(s), and daytime phone number.

All classes shall be held at OUR RETAIL LOCATION:                                            

    
101 W. Marshall Street
     Remington, VA 22734
   
(Former Remington Professional Building at the corner of 29 Business & W. Marshall Street)

In order to provide our students with an effective learning environment, classes will be kept to small groups.  Be sure to register as soon as possible for the date you require, but be sure to have a second date available in case your first choice has already filled.  YOU MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED TO ATTEND A CLASS.

NOTE:  Be sure to specify which class and which date you wish to attend when registering. 

*Additional persons (see below) may attend for $15.00 per person, but will not receive training materials (i.e. a pair of spouses will share workbook & receive one CD for at home reference; parent & child will share workbook & receive one CD for at home reference).  We must limit "additional persons" to two (2) per $85.00 sign-up. 
(Additional Persons qualify as family, spouses or partners.)

 

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