Celebrating 100 years of
York County beekeeping


Celebrating 100 years of
York County beekeeping

Beekeeping 101

YCBA Beekeeping 101 Classes


YCBA offers Beekeeping 101 classes for those interested in becoming beekeepers and managing honey bees.  The classes are held monthly, starting in March and running through August.  Course content and material is coordinated with what is happening in the hives at that particular time of year.

A flier containing additional course information, class schedules, locations and fees can be obtained by clicking the button below or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

YCBA Beekeeping 101 Class Flyer


To register for classes use the blue "Registration Form" below.

Registration Form



Please contact us if you are interested in working with a mentor. Anyone seeking a mentor must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be an active YCBA member, and
  • Must have completed at least one beekeeping course, either a local course OR Penn State online Beekeeping 101 course.

New Beekeeper Information

Bee Culture has a new beginner's magazine called "BEEkeeping: Your First Three Years".

It is a quarterly, newsstand-only offering, aimed specfically at new, and not quite so new beekeepers looking for reliable beekeeping information from sources that they can trust.

Available nationwide in Tractor Supply Company Farm stores, Barnes & Noble, Hastings and Book-A-Million Bookstores, and hundreds of independent book stores. 

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