Introduction to Keeping Bees Workshop - Not Offered Fall 2019

                                                                                                                      In this workshop, students will receive an information about the essential aspects of keeping bees before deciding upon enrolling in a longer class or making a long term time and financial commitment that beekeeping requires.

Instructor:  Doug Galloway
Enrollment:  20
Dates:            (2 weeks, 3 hr classes)
Cost:   $70  Includes handouts

Doug Galloway has been keeping bees for 8 years, is a member of the Watauga, Ashe, Wilkes beekeeping clubs and is President of the Caldwell County Beekeeping Association. He is an active member of the North Carolina State Beekeeping Association, acting as Regional Director for the northern counties of the Mountain District and is Chairman of the NCSBA Master Beekeeper Program committee. Recognized as a Master Beekeeper by both the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association and the Eastern Apiculture Society, Doug has shared his experience and knowledge with local schools, at club functions, State Conferences, bee club chapter meetings, Caldwell Community College and past ASU Craft Enrichment classes.

REGISTRATION:  Registration begins at noon on the dates below, and remains open until the class fills or until three working days before the class begins, whichever comes first. If a date below falls on a weekend or a holiday, registration will open on the first working day after this date:

  • FALL SESSION 2019:  August 12 at noon
  • SPRING SESSION 2020:  December 2 at noon
  • SUMMER SESSION 2020:  May 1 at noon

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PLEASE NOTE: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until 1 week before the class begins, whichever comes first. If you miss the registration for this semester we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Jack Chambers at to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

Director: Dacia Trethewey,

Director Emeritus: Eric Reichard,

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Jack Chambers at 828-262-2933 or email Jack Chambers at

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact the Office of Disability Services at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Craft Enrichment class. (828) 262-3056.

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