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Upcoming events

    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    • 11 Jan 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.  Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you bring something for yourself.

    • 8 Feb 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    • 15 Feb 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center

    Check out the details here!

    ·        Welcome to Beekeeping - Sign-in and introductions

    ·        What level of commitment is required to keep honey bees

    ·        Getting tested for allergic reactions to bee stings

    ·        Equipment and gear needed

    ·        Ordering equipment, packages and nucs

    ·        Assembling and weatherproofing equipment

    ·        Selecting hive locations

    ·        Honey bees and varroa mites

    • 23 Feb 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register

    Brood rearing has started

                Honey bee biology (individual level life cycle)
                            Nutrition (pollen)
                            Seasonality of salt foraging in honey bees (Bonoan 2017)
                Sting reaction:  allergy testing
                Winter to spring: advantage of Spring feeding
                Importance of low mite levels in the spring; treatments available


    • 24 Feb 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.  Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you bring something for yourself.

    • 8 Mar 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    • 15 Mar 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 23 Mar 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Online Zoom Meeting


    • 31 Mar 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.  Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you bring something for yourself.

    • 12 Apr 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    • 19 Apr 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 27 Apr 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 4H Center 1015 Bridge Rd, Collegeville, PA 19426


    • 28 Apr 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.  Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you bring something for yourself.

    • 10 May 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting


    • 17 May 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 25 May 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 26 May 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.  Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you bring something for yourself.

    • 21 Jun 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 22 Jun 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 30 Jun 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.  Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you bring something for yourself.

    • 19 Jul 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 27 Jul 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H Club


    • 16 Aug 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 24 Aug 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H Club


    • 20 Sep 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center


    • 28 Sep 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H Club


Past events

13 Nov 2021 MCBA 2021 Fall Banquet
9 Nov 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Oct 2021 General Meeting
16 Oct 2021 Wax Dipping Event
12 Oct 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
23 Sep 2021 General Meeting
22 Sep 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #8
21 Sep 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #8
14 Sep 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
26 Aug 2021 General Meeting
25 Aug 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #7
17 Aug 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #7
10 Aug 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Jul 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #6
20 Jul 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #6
13 Jul 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
24 Jun 2021 General Meeting
23 Jun 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #5
22 Jun 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #5 - rescheduled to following week (6/22)
8 Jun 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
27 May 2021 General Meeting
26 May 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #4
18 May 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #4
11 May 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
1 May 2021 Package Pickup at Worcester Honey Farms
28 Apr 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #3
22 Apr 2021 General Meeting
20 Apr 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #3
13 Apr 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
3 Apr 2021 Package Pickup at Worcester Honey Farms
3 Apr 2021 Making Hives and Splits
27 Mar 2021 1st yr Class Wax Dipping
25 Mar 2021 General Meeting
24 Mar 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #2
20 Mar 2021 Wax Dipping Event
16 Mar 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #2
9 Mar 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
25 Feb 2021 General Meeting
24 Feb 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #1
16 Feb 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #1
9 Feb 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Jan 2021 General Meeting
12 Jan 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
8 Dec 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
10 Nov 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
22 Oct 2020 General Meeting
13 Oct 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
24 Sep 2020 General Meeting
23 Sep 2020 Intermediate Beekeeping Class
15 Sep 2020 New Beekeepers' Class
27 Aug 2020 General Meeting
26 Aug 2020 Intermediate Beekeeping Class
22 Aug 2020 Saturday Morning Bee Conversation
18 Aug 2020 New Beekeepers' Class
11 Aug 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
22 Jul 2020 Intermediate Beekeeping Class
21 Jul 2020 New Beekeepers' Class
14 Jul 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
12 May 2020 MCBA Board Meeting

About MCBAPA

Serving Montgomery, Bucks and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania, the MCBAPA is an association of hobbyist and professional beekeepers. Our mission is to provide education, hands-on training, support and fellowship in all aspects of beekeeping. Both experienced beekeepers and novices participate in our monthly meetings, field trips and social events.

Our meetings are held at:

Montgomery County 4-H Center
1015 Bridge Road (Route 113)
Skippack, PA 19426

General membership meetings are usually held the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm, but please check our calendar.

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