to the Skagit Valley Beekeepers...
We're glad you're
here, and we're eager to share with you - our love of beekeeping. We
always hoping to include new beekeepers as well as experienced folks as
our new members. We have members with multiple levels of experience,
beginners to commercial. We are interested in the different styles of
beekeeping and in the many phases of beekeeping before and beyond
We have monthly meetings with interesting speakers, enabling
you to ask your beekeeping questions. We also provide for
a more formal classroom education using
the curriculum developed by the Washington Master
Beekeepers Organization, which allows beekeepers to study
Journeyman, and Master Beekeeper status.
What We Offer:
Monthly meetings (2nd Thursday)
Our Mentorship Program
& we host occasional field days
Use of the club extractor and other tools
Annual Certified Apprentice Beekeeping
In July we have a potluck family picnic,
a potluck meeting with silent auction, and during a few days
in August - we set up our booth at the Skagit County Fair and share
with lots of people some of the joy of keeping bees.
is only $12.00 a year - We hope you choose to join us...
(Click here for Membership Application form
& instructions). We
be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/skagitvalleybeekeepers.
Days - Educational Opportunities
- New Beekeepers and wanna-bee Beekeepers... The SVBA will
hold field days occasionally
during the Spring & Summer months. These field days are free
and open to anyone interested about bees and beekeeping.
Schedule - We can always use volunteers to host field days...
Last Field Day: Sunday April 9th Noon by
at 13330 Pulver Road Mount Vernon, WA
(due West of Costco in Burlington)
Don't forget your gloves