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Mississippi State University Extension’s Beekeeping Camp – June 17-21, 2018

This residential academic camp will cover all the topics a new beekeeper needs to know to start keeping bees and it is a lot of fun. We accept campers age 10 through adults for this 5-day intergenerational camp. Parents are encouraged to attend with their young beekeepers. Camp is held on campus at the Clay Lyle Entomology Building. Camp starts off slow with an introduction to the equipment, jargon, and personal protective equipment, followed by how to use a smoker (an important piece of equipment that will keep you safe) because next campers are headed into a hive! Hives are […]