Last Year we had over 325 attend the spring workshop. This is the place to be!

     Make plans to attend.

2017 PennApic Spring Workshop

Hosted by PennApic and the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers' Association

We are proud to provide the only free workshop of it's kind we know, and offered to

the public. A huge thank you to PennApic, members of the Pa. Backyard Beekeepers' Association, and our nature loving sponsors, in allowing us

to give back to the community.


Open to the Public - Free to Attend


If you:

*Are interested in beekeeping

*Love Gardening/Nature

*Need local honey

*Love nature related products

*Interested in solitary bees

*Want to expand your

beekeeping knowledge.

*Need bees or equipment







When: March 19, 2017


Time: Noon till 4 pm. (Doors open at 11:30am)


Place: Dover Union Fire House

30 E. Canal Str. Dover.Pa 17315 

Full Program Listed Below



7th Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop

Sponsored by PennApic and the 

Pennsylvania Backyard Beekeepers Assoc.

March 19, 2017

Location: Dover Union Fire House

30 E. Canal St. Dover, Pa. 17315

Confirmed Vendors: 

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm

Pennsylvania Bluebird Society

Bjorn Apiaries

Master Gardeners of York Co,

Gifford Pinchot State Park (Friends of Pinchot) 

Program Include: 

Beginner Program at 12:30 to 2pm

Installing bees, first year issues, etc.

Advanced program at 2:30 to 4pm 

Splitting,  supering, requeening, etc.

Speakers Include:

Nate Weber, Pa, Dept. of Ag. Inspector

Bill Fisher - Bees-N-Trees Apiaries

Mike Thomas - Bjorn Apiaries

Demonstration tables include:

Soap Making with Diane Wiest of Brushwood Farms

Candle Dipping and Figurines - Lynn Charlton

Observation Hive

Equipment display table - Luke Cline/Doug Shearer

PennApic will have their registration table with 

bumper stickers, silent auction, door prizes, honey for sale,  

membership information, etc. (Julia Kurtz, Jenny Freet) 

Potential Vendors: Please email at

The firehouse will also have food/drinks for sale.

A children's activities area will be available 

with fun and games.  

This is the place to rub elbows, ask experienced beekeepers questions, meet a new friend, and further your beekeeping knowledge base.

Get Directions To:
30 E. Canal Street
Dover Pa. 17315