Chester County Beekeepers Association

The Chester County Beekeepers Association is a group of beekeepers in Chester County, SC. Their mission is to encourage the study and advancement of apiculture in Chester County.

For more information on monthly meetings or joining the CCBA, visit the CCBA website

Upcoming Events

South Carolina Certified Beekeeper Course

This class is the entry level course of the South Carolina Master Beekeeper Program. Certification requires passing written and hands-on exams, as well as keeping bees for one year.

When: Monday nights from February 3rd to March 9th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm>

Where: The Market Building, 116 Columbia Street, Chester, SC 29706

Cost: $80 per person or $125 per couple. This includes book, curriculum, Chester County Beekeepers Association and South Carolina Beekeepers Association memberships, test, field day and refreshments.

A field day for hands-on learning will be conducted at a local apiary soon after the class is completed.

South Carolina Certified Beekeeper Course Online Registration

If you have any questions about the SC Certified Beekeeper Class, E-mail