Serving Eastern Ontario

Beginner - Intermediate - Integrated Pest Management - Beekeeping Summer Course's - 2024


 Introductory Beekeeping Workshop

2024- June -2nd, 2024 - (Classroom and "Hands-On" sessions in the bee yard).  

Beekeeping has a steep learning curve. Usually, the first year is the most daunting, with so many decisions that have to be made, some even before you get bees.

Students will learn budget, equipment needed, management techniques, record keeping, bee yard location, honey production, how do I get started, seasonal management, time and energy that keeping bees requires, benefits of beekeeping, obtaining bees-permit-inspected by a provincial bee inspector. 

This course will outline some of the main challenges that are likely to come up and give you a starting point for planning and research.


Course Dates: June 2, 2024

Location: Lacelle's Apiary and Beekeeping Supplies

126 Spruce Drive. Carleton Place, ON, K7C 3P1 

Times: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

Cost: $ 150.00  - Please e-mail us if you would like to attend. Course must be payed to reserve your spot. Sign up early before you miss out.

Please bring your own bee suits and lunch. We do have suits if you need them.

* Due to limited spaces available, refunds will not be given if you cancel or are a no-show.





 Integrated Pest Management Course ( IPM ) June 9th, 2024 

(Classroom and "Hands-On" sessions in the bee yard).

 An Introduction to Honey Bee Pests and Diseases in Ontario
(What Integrated Pest Management Means for Today’s Beekeeper)


This course is designed to teach beekeepers to effectively manage pests and diseases to maintain healthy colonies.

This workshop includes classroom and hands on in the beeyard.  Please bring your safety equipment - will be supplied if necessary.   

Beekeepers will learn multiple tactics to reduce pest populations' using multiple tools to find the most effective, least intrusive solutions to problems.

Learn to identify, prevent, and manage.

  • Pests and diseases
  • Viruses
  • Signs of poor health

Course Dates: June 9th, 2024


Carleton Place Public Library 

101 Beckwith St., Carleton Place, ON, K7C 2T3

Times: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Cost: $ 150.00  - Please e-mail us if you would like to attend. Course must be payed to reserve your spot. Sign up early before you miss out.

* Due to limited spaces available, refunds will not be given if you cancel or are a no-show.








Delayed Due To COVID-19

"The Urban Beekeeper"- Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus)

Starting dates for the next courses: 2020

RUN 4 SUNDAYS FROM .......9:00 am - 1:00 pm                                          contact Algonquin college for dates

Please Register at-

Course Number- HOS0032  

Students cover areas necessary to prepare as a beekeeper. The following topics are reviewed: The History of Beekeeping in Ontario, Honey Bee Biology, Beekeeping equipment, Honey production, Feeding and Wintering, Queen Introduction and Colony Numbers, A Season of Beekeeping, Organics, Pollination, Hive products,Bio-Security and Ontario Regulations. Students acquire the knowledge that guides them for the coming beekeeping season. 







Annual Summer Field Day

 Field Day! August 23th.-2020- Tentative Date. 

Due to COVID-19 we may have to cancel. Please check this website in July.


Lanark County Beekeepers’ Association


Eastern Ontario Beekeepers’ Association 

  • learn about bees and beekeeping in Ontario
  • talk to fellow beekeepers, new and experienced
  • get hands-on experience

Date:   Sunday, August 25th 

           Location:       Lacelle’s Apiary

                                    126 Spruce Drive, Carleton Place

                                    (north of Hwy. 7, off Ramsay Conc. 5A) 

     Guest Speakers: Paul Kozak- Provincial Apiarist


          Queen Auction:  proceeds to Tech Transfer, LCBA & EOBA



    Please bring your own plates, cutlery, drinks and lawn chairs.

    Everyone Welcome! 


     9:30-10:00 a.m.    Sign-in for new members

    10:00-10:10 a.m     Welcome – Paul Lacelle

    10:10-11:15 a.m.    Guest Speakers – ( to be announced)                                                            

    11:15-12:15 p.m.    Workshops

    12:15-1:15 p.m.      POTLU CK LUNCH (bring your own plate, cutlery, drinks)

    1:15-2:15 p.m.       Workshops   

    2:15-3:00 p.m.       Queen Auction, Door Prizes, 50/50 Draw