2023 Bee Packages & Family Picnic

April 8, 2023: Bee Package Pick-up Day & Family Picnic (weather permitting)

 

YCBA will soon be offering Italian Honeybee Packages for 2023!

Packages include screened cage, 32oz. of sugar syrup, approximately 3 pounds of bees which include nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees and drone bees and recently treated for varroa mites. The newly mated Italian Queen will be in a separate queen cage. Order your bees now at the best price around with a pickup date of Saturday, April 8, 2023.

Register for YCBA’s 2023 Certified Level Beekeeping Course!

If you’re ordering bees but haven’t taken a Certified Level Beekeeping Course you can soon register with classes to start January 19th! The course is suitable for beginners looking to become beekeepers and those who are currently keeping bees, looking to gain more knowledge. This course is the first level in the South Carolina Master Beekeeping curriculum and will provide the knowledge for achieving the level of Certified Beekeeper. Please see the registration form for course curriculum and cost. As a student you will become a member of York County Beekeepers Association (YCBA) for 2023.

2021 Bee Package Pick-up Day Pictures

A trailer full of 3 lb. Italian Bee Packages and Queens

A trailer full of 3 lb. Italian Bee Packages and Queens

A big thanks to John & Steve for orchestrating the entire project, obtaining required permits, driving nearly 600 miles with their own personal vehicle, donating 2 days of their time, being guardian over our bees all because they love bees and you!

A big thanks to John & Steve for orchestrating the entire project, obtaining required permits, driving nearly 600 miles with their own personal vehicle, donating 2 days of their time, being guardian over our bees all because they love bees and you!

Wood strips were air stapled to the packages for stability and airflow during transportation

Wood strips were air stapled to the packages for stability and airflow during transportation

Cutters were used to separate the packages

Cutters were used to separate the packages

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GOING . . .

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GONE!

GONE!

2021 YCBA Family Picnic

Let's get the party started!

Let's get the party started!

Thanks to Ron & Donna for organizing the picnic, shopping and grilling, including setting up and cleaning up! We appreciate you!

Thanks to Ron & Donna for organizing the picnic, shopping and grilling, including setting up and cleaning up! We appreciate you!

People are starting to arrive

People are starting to arrive

Check back soon for more Family Picnic pictures by Estelle