Beginner Class Information

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Beginner Class Syllabus for Saturday

There are two Classes, Saturday and Tuesday, to accommodate your schedule.

Both sessions are listed below.  Registration includes the class, a comprehensive 

reference book, and one year membership in MCBA.


Saturday Dates - February 22 & 29,  9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Location:   Medina County Library,  210 S. Broadway St., Medina, OH  44256 


(You can still attend and pay at the door!)


Saturday Session - Day 1 

  • Registration 
  • Introduction to Beekeeping 
  • Beekeeping History in Medina 
  • Honey Bee Biology 
  • Types of Bees 
  • Where to get bees 
  • Colony Location,Zoning 
  • Being a Good Neighbor 
  • Equipment - Boxes, Frames, Assembling, Tools, Smokers 
  • Inspecting your Hive 

Saturday Session - Day 2 

  • Pests, Disease and Critters 
  • Varroa Destructor 
  • What your Bees will Eat (Ohio Forage) 
  • Harvesting and Extracting Honey 
  • Marketing your Hive Products 
  • Winterizing your Hive 
  • Honey Tasting 
  • Q&A 
  • Mentor Availability/Package Installation

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Beginner Class Syllabus for Tuesday

 

Registration includes the class, a comprehensive reference book,

and one year membership in MCBA.


Tuesday Dates - March 3,10,17,24, and 31   6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Location:  Medina County Library,  210 S. Broadway St., Medina, OH  44256 


(Click Register to register for the Tuesday Classes)

 

Tuesday Session - Day 1 

  • Registration 
  • Introduction to Beekeeping 
  • Beekeeping History in Medina 
  • Colony Location, Zoning 
  • Being a Good Neighbor 
  • What your Bees will Eat (Ohio Forage) 

Tuesday Session - Day 2 

  • Honey Bee Biology 
  • Types of Bees 
  • Where to get bees 

Tuesday Session - Day 3 

  • Equipment - Boxes, Frames, Assembling, Tools, Smokers 
  • Inspecting your Hive 

Tuesday Session - Day 4 

  • Harvesting and Extracting Honey 
  • Marketing your Hive Products 
  • Winterizing your Hive 
  • Mentor Availability 

Tuesday Session - Day 5 

  • Pests, Disease and Critters 
  • Varroa Destructor 
  • Honey Tasting 
  • Q&A
  • Mentor Availability/Package Installation 

2020 Intermediate Class

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Saturday, May 9  9:30 am - 3:00 pm

MCBA Intermediate Class

 

Please check back shortly to view the agenda and details for this class.  We will post the topics and the speakers for the class.  Location will be as listed below.


Click here to Register.  (Will be active when the agenda is posted).


Location:  Medina Presbyterian Church,  5020 Burgundy Bay Boulevard, Medina, OH 44256