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1st Year Beekeeping 2019 All Classes

1st Year Beekeeping 2019 All Classes

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1st Year Beekeeping 2019 All Classes

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First Year Beekeeping 2019 All Classes
Purchase this product to enroll in all 9 of the First Year Beekeeping Classes. By purchasing this product, you will be able to attend all of the classes at discounted rate. You will also receive a 10% discount for shopping in our store the day of each class.

First Year Beekeeping

Class# 1:  Sunday February 24, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Is Beekeeping right for you?  This class will discuss topic to prepare you to become a beekeeper:

  • Time commitment
  • Equipment needed
  • Protective gear/equipment needed
  • Space requirements/hive placement
  • Los Angeles City Ordinance
  • Registering your hive with the county of Los Angles
  • Life cycle of the colony and basic bee biology

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 2:  Sunday March 31, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  What to plant in a bee friendly garden.  The life cycle of the colony and basic bee biology.  How to install a package or nuc of bees into your equipment.

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 1pm

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 3:  Sunday April 28, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm (Protective equipment required)

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Hive inspection techniques – what to look for on you first hive inspection after installing your package of bees.

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 1pm

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
  • Protective clothing
    • Full bee suit with veil
    • Gloves
    • High top boots/shoes (no sandals or open shoes)
    • Not required, but suggest you have a roll of duct tape in case you rip a hold in your suit.

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 4:  Sunday June 2, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm (Protective equipment required)

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Pest & Diseases – Learn about things to watch out for.  Varroa Mite Testing.  Hive inspection techniques – what to look for during your hive inspection.  Compare the growth of your colony to ours. 

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 1pm

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
  • Protective clothing
    • Full bee suit with veil
    • Gloves
    • High top boots/shoes (no sandals or open shoes)
    • Not required, but suggest you have a roll of duct tape in case you rip a hold in your suit.

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 5:  Sunday June 30, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm (Protective equipment required)

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Hive inspection techniques – what to look for during your hive inspection.  Compare the growth of your colony to ours.  Typically your first year you don’t get honey, but just in case you do techniques on how to extract honey.  How to choose a jar and label and what is required on your label.

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 1pm

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
  • Protective clothing
    • Full bee suit with veil
    • Gloves
    • High top boots/shoes (no sandals or open shoes)
    • Not required, but suggest you have a roll of duct tape in case you rip a hold in your suit.

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 6:  Sunday July 21, 2019 from 9am to 11am (Protective equipment required)

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  More practice on testing for Varroa Mites.  Hive inspection techniques – what to look for during your hive inspection.  Compare the growth of your colony to ours.  Discussion about splitting a hive (why you would and when you were do it).

Class Location:  The Valley Hive Baden Apiary – Chatsworth, CA 91311.  Directions and details for registered participants

Parking for Class:  Directions and details for registered participants

Time:  Class starts at 9am

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
  • Protective clothing
    • Full bee suit with veil
    • Gloves
    • High top boots/shoes (no sandals or open shoes)
    • Not required, but suggest you have a roll of duct tape in case you rip a hold in your suit.

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 7:  Sunday September 22, 2019 from 9am to 11am (Protective equipment required)

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Hive inspection techniques – what to look for during your hive inspection.  Compare the growth of your colony to ours.  What to do to preserve you wax if your colony dies.  How to winterize your hive

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 9am

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
  • Protective clothing
    • Full bee suit with veil
    • Gloves
    • High top boots/shoes (no sandals or open shoes)
    • Not required, but suggest you have a roll of duct tape in case you rip a hold in your suit.

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 8:  Sunday October 27, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Culmination of what you have learned this year.  Be prepared for a final exam. 

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 1pm

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes.
  • Bring all of your knowledge of what you have learned this year

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today.

 

Class# 9:  Sunday November 17, 2019 from 10am to noon – Class combine with 2nd Year Students

Registration is Required

Class Topic:  Hear about what we learned at CSBA.  Graduation

Class Location:  The Valley Hive – 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Parking for Class:  Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd.  No parking restrictions on Sundays.

Time:  Class starts at 10am

Class Requirements:

  • Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes.

Price:  $30 per person (discounted rate available if you sign up for all classes in series) You will also receive a discount for shopping in our store today

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