Learn how to become a beekeeper with these continuing education courses.

Whether you're new to beekeeping and want hands-on training or are just interested in learning more about the beekeeping industry, our beekeeping courses will get you buzzing.

CVTC hosts a fully-working bee apiary located at the Energy Education Center. The location is a fenced in apiary that is dedicated to beekeeping education and located off a paved road for ease of accessibility.

Have questions? Contact us.

If you would like to speak with someone directly about our courses, give Pang a call or send her an email. She can answer any questions you have.

Pang Garcia
715-855-7502
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Beekeeping for Beginners

New to beekeeping and want hands-on training from an experienced beekeeper?
This one credit, 32-hour course will cover the basics to help you maintain a healthy and productive hive! Learn about the dif-ferent types of bees, hives, management techniques, and winterizing at the CVTC Bee Apiary.

All students are required to bring their own or purchase protective equipment. The CVTC bee apiary is located at the Energy Education Center. The location is a fenced in apiary that is dedicated to beekeep-ing education and located off a paved road for ease of accessibility.

Course Details

Dates: Saturdays, April 2 - October 15, 2022
Open labs May - September are flexible and not mandatory every week. We request everyone have 22 hours of in-hive time during the summer. Our instructor will be available Saturdays from 9 - 11 a.m. Adverse weather conditions may prevent in-hive inspections. This schedule is designed to allow flexibility for students.

View the Spring Beekeeping Schedule.

Delivery Method: Face-to-Face

Time: Class times vary based on the week and weather. A schedule will be created upon the start of the course.

Cost: $168 (estimated tuition & fees)

Age Requirements: Attendees should be at least in 6th grade or older. Each participant will be charged tuition.

Class Limit: 24 Students

Ready to get started? Register Today!

To register for Beekeeping for Beginners,
please call us at 715-833-6200.

 
Location

CVTC Energy Education Center
4000 Campus Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703

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Have questions? Contact us.

If you would like to speak with someone directly about the course, give Pang a call or send her an email. She can answer any questions you have.

Pang Garcia
715-855-7502
Send Pang an Email.