Beekeeping Bootcamp

Beekeeping Bootcamp Package 2023

About Beekeeping Bootcamp

These workshops are designed to support beginning beekeepers all the through their first season. Workshops are taught by Lorna McCallister, Butterfly Pavilion Target Species Manager and knowledgeable beekeeper. You'll work alongside Lorna and other learning beekeepers, developing the skills necessary to achieve thriving hives. Beekeeping Bootcamp is qualified through the Colorado State Beekeeping Association (CSBA)!



Member: $150 for first participant, $50 for one additional participant

Non-member: $165 for first participant, $75 for one additional participant


Thank you for your interest in our 2023 Beekeeping Bootcamp program at Butterfly Pavilion! We are planning on hosting again our 5-part beekeeping bootcamp classes and making adjustments for possible virtual learning as well as safe, modified, in-person time in our apiary in 2023. Classes can be purchased separately or as a package.


2023 Class dates are:

  • Saturday January 21: Beekeeping Basics - 10am-1pm (in-person)
  • Saturday April 22: Package Installation - 10am-1pm (in-person)
  • Saturday June 10: Mid-Season Management and maladies - 10am-1pm - (in-person)
  • Saturday August 12: Honey Extraction - 10am-1pm (in-person)
  • Saturday September 30: Preparing for Winter - 10am-1pm (in-person)
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