Are you interested in beekeeping but have never done it before? Have you started raising honey bees and want to learn more? Perhaps you have been raising honey bees for a few years and just want some refresher techniques. If so, then the Bucks County Beginner Beekeeping Course is just the right thing for you! It offers classes that are timely to your seasonal beekeeping needs with a hands-on session in the apiary followed by lessons full of beekeeping insight and information in a classroom.

Tonight's General Meeting is

CANCELLED due to inclement weather. Stay safe!

Beekeeping is an art that is informed by a sound knowledge of honey bee biology and behavior.

This course is designed for those who have been keeping bees for at least a year. This course will include both classroom lectures and apiary demonstrations.  The overall goal of this course is to enhance your knowledge so that you are better equipped to manage your bees.

The course will be divided into 3 parts; late winter/early spring, early summer and later summer/fall.
It offers classes that are timely to your seasonal beekeeping needs with a hands-on session in the apiary followed by lessons full of beekeeping insight and information in a classroom.

Instructor: Mark Antunes

CANCELLED - Upcoming Meeting

GENERAL MEETING: Hive Irradiation and Treating New Packages with Mark Antunes

Tuesday, February 12 |   7:00pm  |  Forest Grove Presbyterian Church


Register now for our 8-Month Courses!

Over 25 hours of instruction for either beginners or intermediate beekeepers!

See below for details.

There is an endless list of references for beginner and advanced beekeepers. So the saying goes, ask 5 beekeepers a question and you'll get 7 answers. Here's a place to get you started.

- Marla Spivak  -

Every backyard beekeeper needs a place to start and a place to keep going. View our list of resources including books, supplies, videos, and more.

"I am fascinated by the interactions between bees.

I am fascinated by the interactions between beekeepers."


Upcoming Events


February 12 - General Meeting

February 12 - Board Meeting before General Meeting

February 16 - Beeswax Workshop (sign-up required)

February 26 - First Beginner Class (registration required)

March 7 - First Intermediate Class (registration required)















We've moved!

Our location for General Meetings has changed!

You can now find our General Meetings at the below address--we look forward to seeing you there!

Forest Grove Presbyterian Church

1856 Forest Grove Rd, Forest Grove, PA 18922


A great big thank you to the Plumsteadville Grange for offering and opening your doors to BCBA for so many years--we are very grateful! The new location has extra parking, air conditioning, and is within walking distance to our club hives! Any questions or comments about the new location?

Email us at info@bucksbeekeepers.com


For a healthy alternative, try cooking and baking with honey! There are many recipes and substitutions available to test out in your kitchen.

Instructor: Dr. Vince Aloyo

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