Bee School

Bee School

2022 Beginner
Beekeeping Class

Bee School is virtual again this year.

The Rhode Island Beekeepers Association is finalizing details of our January/February 2022 beginner beekeeping classes. 

Dates are as follows:

Betty Mencucci

Wednesday, January 26th  7:00p-8:15p

Thursday, January 27th 7:00p-8:15p

Wednesday, February 2nd 7:00p-8:15p

Thursday, February 3rd 7:00p-8:15p

Wednesday February 9th 7:00p-8:15p

Thursday, February 10th 7:00p-8:15p

Wednesday February 16th 7:00p-8:15p

Thursday, February 17th 7:00p-8:15p

Wednesday February 23rd 7:00p-8:15p

Thursday, February 24th 7:00p-8:15p


Stephen Burke

Monday, January 31st 7:00p-8:15p

Tuesday, February 1st 7:00p-8:15p

Monday, February 7th 7:00p-8:15p

Tuesday, February 8th 7:00p-8:15p

Monday, February 14th 7:00p-8:15p

Tuesday, February 15th 7:00p-8:15p

Monday, February 21st 7:00p-8:15p

Tuesday, February 22nd 7:00p-8:15p

Monday, February 28th 7:00p-8:15p

Tuesday, March 1st 7:00p-8:15p


Please sign up here. 

Please pay below:

For Betty Mencucci:
For Stephen Burke:
You can also sign up by mailing a check and your Teacher/Days of the week choice to:
P.O. Box 61
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Email if you would like to be placed on the advance notice list.

The course will cover everything the beginning beekeeper needs to know.  Subjects will include getting started, the honeybee life cycle, choosing an apiary site, buying bees and equipment, assembly of the hive, installing package bees, catching swarms, nectar sources, bee diseases and pests, hive inspections and wintering.  A variety of beekeeping equipment will be displayed and demonstrated.