The SBBA is committed to education throughout the community to raise awareness of the plight of the honeybee. Look for us at local events or join one of our bee classes:
Apprentice Beekeeper Certification Course
Santa Barbara Beekeepers Association is proud to be continuing to educate SB Backyard Beekeepers through the Washington State Beekeepers Association’s, Apprentice and Master Beekeeper Certification Program.
We are offering another Beginner Beekeeper Apprentice Class!
Class Dates: Sept 24, 2014 – Oct 22, 2014. Every Wednesday for 5 weeks from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.
Location: Marine Center Classroom, 125 Harbor Way, SB 93109 at the Santa Barbara Harbor.
Instructor: Andrew West
To Register and pay for this class, please click the pay now button below.
This five-week course is offered to teach novice beekeepers the basics required to get started with a colony of honeybees. It is also a great refresher course for those that have kept bees, but want to get up to date with modern beekeeping practices.
You can learn more about the courses here.
These are done usually on a monthly basis, you can check out calendar to see what dates we have coming up.
Introductory and Advanced Beekeeping Classes
Please contact us if you are interested in other bee classes or have an idea for a bee class.