Coastal Plains Beginner Beekeeper Grant
Coastal Plains Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program
- Designed To:
To teach youth the art of beekeeping and educate them on the
importance of honeybees to our environment and food supply.
- To provide youth with an opportunity to learn responsibility while
experiencing the joys and challenges of beekeeping.
- To educate youth on the income potential of beekeeping so they
can determine whether to pursue it as a part-time or full-time
- Coastal Plains Beekeepers will provide hardware and necessary
tools for one hive of honey bees.
- In addition, Coastal Plains Beekeepers will provide a 3 lb. package
of honey bees with a marked queen
- The recipient will have to provide their own protective outerwear.
- The applicant must be new to beekeeping and must be between
the ages of 14 and 30 years old.
- The applicant must join and remain an active member in the
Coastal Plains Beekeepers Association.
- The applicant must have permission and support from their
parent or guardian if under the age of 18.
- The applicant must live in or have access to an area that allows
- The applicant must not be allergic to bee stings.
- The applicant must return all material provided by Coastal Plains
Beekeepers should he/she decide they do not want to continue in
Call Ken Powell @ 252-813-1406 or 252-978-5001 if you have any questions.