Congratulations to the Club!  Winner of the NCSBA GAP Chapter of the Year for 2016!  

 Meetings are open to the public and are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  Our next meeting is on Aug 15.

August 15: Preparing your hives for the winter  by treating for diseases and splitting 

Our speaker is Jennifer Keller from

NC State Apiculture Program 


Certified beekeeper test administered before the club meeting at 5:30.  Please contact Suzy Spencer

Gather at the lodge at 6:30pm.

Meeting at 7pm.

..See our contact page for directions

Upcoming Club Meetings

September:  TBA

October:  Honey tasting

November:  TBA

December:  Holiday potluck

Recent Programs.

  • July 2017  Let's Win some Prizes at the State Fair                                               and Flow Hive Demo  5CBA members
  • June 2017  Beekeeping Stories  Dana Stahlman
  • May  2017: Honey Extraction Demo  Tim Huffman
  • April 2017: Open question night for the eastern NC Bee Inspector  Adolphus Leonard 
  • March 2017:  The Mechanics of Making a Split  Tim Huffman
  • Feb 2017:  Honeybee Democracy   CL Gobble
  • January 2017:  Essential and Extra Bee Equipment   Greg Wolgemuth and Kim Wood
  • November 2016: Honey Tasting Basics  Suzy Spencer
  • October 2016: Hive Tracks Demo, and Mentoring Beekeepers  Mike Laskowski, Craig Dupree and Tim Huffman
  • September 2016: Preparing the Bees for Winter  Tim Huffman
  • August 2016: Web Forum Demo, Anaphylactic Reaction to Bee Stings, and Safety in Bee Yard  Magnus Ulberg, David Arnold, Suzy Spencer

What our Club Offers

Educational Beekeeping Programs 

Swarm Capturing Service 


Hands on Hive Training

Community Outreach Programs

Use of club equipment including the 3 frame electric honey extractor

Multimedia educational tools

Awesome Meeting Environment  

Family Friendly Meetings

Socializing with Seasoned Beekeepers


5 County Beekeepers Association