Article posted on November 19, 2020

February 2021 Beginning Beekeeping Classes

Class Dates: Wednesdays in February 2021 (3, 10, 17, 24)
Course Registration Form Link (pdf)

This four-part course is for anyone interested in learning more about honey bees and can help you decide if beekeeping is for you. Basic honey bee biology and beekeeping techniques, equipment needs, site selection, best management practices, bee diseases, and more will be presented.

Time: 7:00-9:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Location: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds – 19201 E Bagley Rd, Middleburg Hts Bldg 25

Cost: $50. Includes classes, yearly family memberships, and a monthly email newsletter

Registration: At door or form available at

Class Descriptions:

  • Feb. 3: Equipment
  • Feb. 10: Bee package installation
  • Feb. 17: Seasonal inspection/care of the hive
  • Feb. 24: Threats to the hive and treatments

GCBA events held throughout the year:

  • Field day
  • Picnic
  • County fair booth
  • Holiday parties
  • Live hive installations/demonstrations

Our Goal: The Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association supports, educates, and connects both beekeepers and aspiring beekeepers alike through monthly meetings/classes.

** Spouses and children are welcome at meetings.
“Beekeeping for Dummies” guidebook available for purchase. **

Course Registration Form…