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2024 Classes

Virginia Beekeeping Clubs Please Follow the link to your local club website for their class listings

Classes can be found at each of our states local club websites linked above. Please use our state map above to find clubs close to you.

All requests for listings of class flyers will be posted within 7-10 days of submission, and for all class flyer postings, please read the posting guidelines here

Class Flyers

The Virginia Beekeeping Teaching Consortium (VBTC) 

Ashland Beekeepers Association (ABA) (Hanover, Henrico, Caroline, King William)

 The 4 part class begins at 9:00 am on Saturday January 13th 2024 continuing  Jan 27th, Feb 3rd, and Feb 10th and meets at First Baptist Church, 800 Thompson St. Ashland, Virginia. See for registration.  Contact Ronnie Bolton at 804-651-3504

Botetourt and Blue Ridge (Roanoke area) Beekeepers Associations

Class meets every other Saturday from 1-5 p.m. starting Feb. 10th 2024. For info see Facebook: Botetourt and Blue Ridge Beekeeping Course or email

Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah (BONS) (Clarke, Frederick, Warren, Fauquier)

Classes Start late January 2024 and there will be several class sessions in various locations TBD. Contact or email

Fairfax Area Beekeepers  Contact

Gateway Beekeepers (King George, Caroline, Westmoreland)

Class starts Tuesday evening Feb 6th 2024 at 6:30-9:00 pm and continues for eight weeks at the King George Community Center.  Contact Bryce Hanson  or Covey McConnell  See also:

Huguenot Beekeepers (HBA)

Classes start Jan. 27th 2024 and meet every other Saturday through March 9th at the Powhatan Village Building auditorium, 3910 Old Buckingham Rd. Powhatan, VA 23139. Sign up via For more info contact John Davis

Northern Neck Beekeepers Club (Northumberland, Lancaster, Richmond, Essex,


Class starts Monday January 29st 2024 at 7 pm at the Heathsville UMC.  Contact Nancy at or at 804 366-6649 See: 

Northern Piedmont Beekeepers Association (NPBA) (Culpeper, Rappahannock, Orange,

Madison, Fauquier)

No class in 2024. Contact Karen Hunt (540-937-4792) or

Peaks of Otter Beekeepers (POB -- Greater Bedford Area)

Classes will be on Tuesday starting Jan. 24rd, 2024. 7:00-9:00 pm at Bedford County Cooperative Extension Office 1257 County Farm  Rd. Bedford.  - Contact Ann Zudekoff at 434-660-6063 or

Piedmont Beekeepers Association (PBA -- Greater Lynchburg Area)

Spaces are limited, field day TBD - Contact Ann Zudekoff at 434-660-6063 or

Prince William Regional Beekeepers Association (PWRBA) (PW, Fauquier, Stafford)

Classes Tuesday evenings 7-9 pm at the Manassas Church of the Brethren, 10047 Nokesville Road (Rt. 28), Manassas, VA starting January 23, 2024. Contact Erik Brown, PWRBA Bee School Principal at 703-477-0511 at

Rappahannock Area Beekeepers Association (RABA) (Spotsylvania, Stafford) Class starts February 3rd 2024  10:00am - noon through March 23rd at the Central Rappahannock Library except Feb 10th which will be at the Salem Church Library,  Contact James May email

Richmond Beekeeping Association (RBA) Classes begin Saturday Jan. 6th  2024 and meet for four consecutive Saturdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Greenwood Methodist Church See for registration. Contact Ron Stilwell at

Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers Association (RPBBA)

Classes start Feb. 3rd 2024  and meet every other Saturday through March 16th at the Rockwood Park Nature Center, Richmond, VA.  Sign up via  Contact John Davis at 804-314-5073 or for more info.

Shenandoah County Beekeepers (Woodstock)

Classes start January 18th, 2024 - 7:30pm at 135 N. Main St. Woodstock, VA. Preregistration is required through Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation: online at  in person by mail or fax Ph 540-459-6777,  for additional info Contact: Scott Currie, 540-325-5202 or

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