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Beekeeping Level 1 Course ~deposit

Everything you need to know to get started with bees

Service Description

This course leads to your certification as a Beginner Beekeeper by the BCHPA (British Columbia Honey Producers Association).  Taught by Deborah Acheson, a Master Beekeeper and a certified instructor for the BCHPA and Clea Adair, Owner and Operator of Smith Lake Farm.  **Search January 1st 2024 to find the course! Cost: ~$350 per person ~$550 Per couple ($100 savings) ~$750, 3 night glamping for up to 4 people and course for 1 person, if more than one person in the tent wants to take the course than add $200 per person (May 23, 24,25) Smith Lake Farm Beekeeper Graduates also get to be first in line for our 4 frame nucleus hives and 6 frame overwintered min hives! Includes: - 3 prerecorded zooms you can watch at your leisure and 3 scheduled zoom questions and answer zoom sessions Date TBD - 1 live zoom session Date TBD - 2 day intensive class May 23,24 & 25 2024 at the farm - International Honey Tasting will happen on Saturday late afternoon - No food provided - please bring snacks and water bottle  * Tax is included in our price

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To reschedule Sauna Sessions please notify 48 hours in advance of booking. Smith Lake Farm Sauna Experiences may be rescheduled once per booking. There is a $35 cancellation fee if you if you wish to be refunded Sauna Experiences. All one day events are non refundable - please resell your ticket in one of our Facebook groups. Retreats and multi-day events are refunded at 50% up to 30 days before event and non-refundable within 30 days of the first day of your event.

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