Note: On 2-20-16, this class is full. Registration is closed. Thank you!
The WCBA workshop for beginning beekeepers will be held Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Raleigh Police Club, 3500 Leonard Road, Knightdale, NC 27545. Classroom instruction from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., followed by administration of the written portion of the Certified level test of the NCSBA Master Beekeeper Program. Saturday, March 19, meet at the beehives behind the cotton field at Historic Oakview Park, Carya Drive, Raleigh for the hands-on instruction and administration of the practical segment of the Certified test. The workshop fee is $50, which includes the book First Lessons in Beekeeping, one year memberships to both the WCBA and NCSBA, and lunch on Saturday. For members of the WCBA and NCSBA, the fee is $25. If you already have the book, the fee is $15. Click below for the registration form. The link to the class agenda is given below.
If a member wants to take the Certified written test on March 5, please e-mail the secretary or treasurer. There is no charge to take the test. The practical test will also be administered each 3rd Sunday of April, May, June, July, August, and September at 1:00 p.m.