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

Laurens Bee Club - January 29 will have a Speaker

Sarah Myers
NA Bee Center Event Manager / Apiarist
Bayer CropScience

Sarah Myers joined the North American Bee Care Team in April 2013 for Bayer CropScience as the event manager and resident beekeeper for the Bee Care Center.  Sarah is a Raleigh, North Carolina native and local beekeeper. She studied at North Carolina State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She discovered her passion for honey bees during her college career.

Sarah has served as the 2013 and 2014 President of the Wake County Beekeepers Association and maintains a prominent role in the North Carolina beekeeping community. She maintains 20 hives in Wake County and runs a small beekeeping business - The Pleasant Bee; selling honey and other products from the hive at a local farmers market and several small retail stores. Her background in business and love for honey bees amplifies her work at the North American Bee Care Center.

For directions and more info about Laurens click here

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


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.


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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