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Courses & Workshops A learning experienceFor Everyone

At the Honeybee Centre we love talking honey,
pollination, education, events, and everything in beetween.

Honeybee Centre is committed to using our expertise to help the honeybees, which we do through our wide variety of courses and workshops. We offer beekeeping courses so you can begin doing it yourself, as well as a number of workshops that teach you how to use the different products of the hive to make products you use every day.

Courses and workshops are offered throughout the year.

Complete Beekeeping Course

This course will give you the knowledge to keep bees. It is designed for anyone who is interested in beekeeping, whether it’s two hives in your own back yard, or up to fifty hive semi-commercial beekeeping operation. The course is made up of three classroom based days which cover the biology and management tasks you can expect to encounter in a basic beekeeping operation.

Cost: $259.99 + tax
$199.99 + tax for a second family member
Class length: 21 hours

Additional Beekeeping Seminars

These courses are FREE to graduates of our basic beekeeping courses

Revive the hive (february) – How to assess an overwintered colony. Includes cleaning, feeding, medicating, and more

Bee Disease Free (June) – How to assess their hives for disease and pests. Includes hive maintenance, extraction and honey storage.

No Freeze Bees (August) – How to prepare the colony for winter

Cost: $19.99 + tax
Class length: 2 Hours

Beeswax Candle Making

Burning beeswax cleans the air! When burned, beeswax candles produce a negative ion that helps to clear the air in your home of dust and allergens. Learn the secret to pouring and hand dipping beautiful pure beeswax candles from our experts, then take home what you make!

Cost: $29.99 +tax
Class length: 3 hours

Honeybee Centre After Dark

 Whether it’s date night, girls night out, or you just want to try something new, Honeybee Centre After Dark events have you and your friends covered.

Events include: Beer & wine tastings, paint nights, dinners, and more!

Honeybee Centre After Dark events are 19+

Mead Making Workshop

Have you ever thought about making your own alcohol at home? This workshop will teach you how to create your very own honey wine (mead)!

Learn how to sanitize, bottle, choose ingredients and tweak recipes to craft your own unique honey drink. We’ll also tell you what you’ll need to start making your own mead at home.

Cost: $49.99 + tax
Class length: 3 hours

Beeswax Lip Balm Making

Making lip balm using beeswax couldn’t be easier! Learn from an expert on how to mix up a batch of your own and take home 6 tubes for yourself or to give away as a gift. By making your own cosmetics, you can control the ingredients, the quality and the cost.

Cost: $29.99 + tax
Class length: 3 hours

Creams and Salve Making

Get ready for those cold winter months by stocking up on your own hand-made creams and salves! Learn from our experts how to use the products of the hive in skin care products where you control the ingredients, quality, and price.

Bring a friend and join us for a Make and Take class, then bring home recipes and samples of the hand cream and healing salve.

Cost: $29.99 + tax
Class length: 3 hours

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