Fairs, Festivals and Speakers
SCBA is proud to have active Associations on a State and Local Level.  Here you can find Events that are open to the public and all beekeepers.  If you do not find what you are looking for below please look at the local association websites or contact them click here for local associations.  Speaker information is also available below. Click here for Media Request Form 
 
  1. 2015 South Carolina Beekeeping Events

The Center for Honeybee Research, in partnership with the Park Service and area Bee Associations will offer a two-day course in Beginning Beekeeping, March 14 & 15, 2015
at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, NC. The Western North Carolina Regional Bee School has grown into one of the largest in the U.S., last year attracting attendees from six states as well as throughout North Carolina, and offers a cohesive curriculum meant to introduce first-time beekeepers to the considerations and challenges likely to confront them in their first year. Classes begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 14, until 5:00 PM, and resume 12:30 PM til 4:30 PM on Sunday March 15.

Cost is $45 per person in advance, $60 at the door, if available. Details and online registration at www.chbr.org
Please Note this is not a SCBA Sanctioned Event.


For local Beginner Bee Classes please check with a local bee club near you.  To find a listing of clubs please click here.  See below for classes that have been scheduled.


York County Beekeepers Association - Flyer and Registration Form


Piedmont Beekeepers - click to go website


MidState Beekeepers Association - Click to go website

LakeLand Bee Club - Click to view registration details


Charleston County Area Beekeepers - click to go to website


Blackwater is holding a Beginner Class January 22 - click here to go to website


Wateree Beekeepers begins January 15 - http://kcbeekeepers.webs.com/


Oconee Beekeepers - to register for beginner bee schoo
email debbio@Clemson.edu https://www.facebook.com/oconeebees


Lancaster County Beekeepers Association - will be conducting a Bee School starting Feb. 3rd

www.lancastercountybeekeepers.com


Honey Bee Orders

SC Beekeepers Supplying Honey Bees Packages and Nucs

Bee Well is offering packages and nucs

Bee Healthy Gardens is offering Packages and Nucs

Dixie Bee Supply offering Nucs



Buddy May will offer 3 pound call to order 864-430-0318 or email buddy_may@bellsouth.net



South Carolina will schedule a Summer 2015 Conference in July.  No details for this meeting yet, we are working on dates and a speaker line-up.



Joint Beekeeping Conference Feb.5-7 at Union Agriculture Center

Register Online for the NC/SC Joint Meeting ....click here.  

Note:  For South Carolina members, you will register as a NC member, but will not be required to enter a County and NC ID #.  

Download Registration Form click here


The North Carolina State Beekeepers Association (NCSBA) is hosting the joint North Carolina and South Carolina Beekeepers Spring Conference in Monroe, NC at the Union County Cooperative Extension Center on February 5, 6, & 7, 2015. The theme for this conference is 
“Protecting Our Bees.” 
Guest speakers and workshop presenters will include:

- Kim Flottum, editor, Bee Culture Magazine;

- Dr. Keith Delaplane, Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia;

-Jennifer Berry, Research Professional III, University of Georgia;

-Rev. Charles Butler, author of "The Feminine Monarchie,” from London, England.

Workshop topics will include hive management, hive products, wax processing.  The “Ask the Experts” session will be held Friday morning and questions asked of the experts during this session will be carried through the remaining sessions of the conference. The Intro/Intermediate Beekeeping class taught by Dr. Ambrose will be held Thursday morning prior to the opening conference sessions. More detailed information will be available on the website as it becomes available. Register early: Go to the website ncbeekeepers.org to download and print the advance registration form or if you are an active NCSBA member, you may fill out the form electronically online. The advance registration form includes hotel information for your convenience.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT:

Go to www.ncbeekeepers.org  or click below to download a registration form


Media Request
Please let us know if you are hosting a public event or a meeting for beekeepers that would benefit all beekeepers.  To make sure we capture the correct information, please download the PDF form or email the information to scstatebeekeeepers@gmail.com.  Media Request Form

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