LCEEC Beginner Beekeeping Certificate Program

The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center (LCEEC) in Covington Township is accepting applications for the Beginner Beekeeping certificate program.

The program will run April 7-June 9, Thursday’s, 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. at the Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road, Covington Twp. The $250 10-session course is for both beginner and seasoned beekeepers.

After completing the course, participants will be certified to manage honeybee colonies for maximum bee health and honey production.

Courses in the Beginner Beekeeping Certificate program include:

  • History of Beekeeping
  • Honeybee Biology
  • Behavioral Aspects of Honeybees
  • Apiary Equipment and Installation
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Environmental Challenges
  • Pollinators and their Benefits
  • Hive Check and Applied Care

To enroll in the LCEEC Beginner Beekeeping Certificate Program, visit, email or call (570)842-1506.