NVBA Beekeeping Education Courses

Classes for 2018 are complete. Please check back in the fall for new beginner classes.

Other local Beekeeping classes - Start Jan 9, 2018

Beginning Bee Keeping Class: Tuesday evenings: 7-9 pm

Centreville High School, 6001 Union Mill Rd, Clifton, VA

The Class is 8 weeks long and approximately 2 hours per class (a couple may take a little longer). You’ll get 3 textbooks and a USB drive containing tips of the trade. A family member (spouse, older child, or significant other) is welcome without additional cost, but you’ll have to share books and materials.

Contact :

Bruce Jackabon: (703-455-0717)

Nate Muller: (571-245-2311)


Other Bee Education Courses

Online Bee Courses
‚ÄčAre you interested in learning more about bees and beekeeping, but don’t necessarily want to keep bees ?  Search the internet for local short courses or try an on-line course.  Here are a couple of examples of educational alternatives to taking our course:

  • North Carolina State University offers on-line, self-paced classes at various levels of mastery.  It is called Beekeeper Education and Engagement System (BEES).  There is a suggested donation of $25 per course.

  • Pennsylvania State University offers an on-line course called “Penn State Beekeeping 101.”  They are currently offering the course at a fall discount rate of $129 (it is normally $189).  The course is open to beekeepers of all levels of experience.  Enrollment gives the student access to the program and materials for a year.


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