Beekeeping Class


Mountain Empire Beekeepers Association will offer “Beginning Beekeeping” at Wytheville Community College in Wytheville, VA, beginning February 19, 2019.  The five-week class will be held on Tuesday  evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 122, Smyth Hall (library building). The class cost is $43 which includes a textbook, all handouts and a year’s membership in the Association.  Families are eligible for a reduced tuition.

It is not necessary to have bees to take the class.   Students will be assisted in obtaining bees and equipment.   Additionally, new beekeepers can be assigned a mentor during their first year of beekeeping.

Registration: Pre-registration is highly recommended, as this class does fill up quickly. To register, download the form Beginner Class Registration 2019  print it out and send it to the address listed on the top of the form.

For more information contact Mickey Cunningham at 276-579-2123 or