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Shasta Bee Club, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, promotes public education and fellowship among beekeepers in and around Shasta County California. Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of every other month. See the calendar below for current times and locations.

Join the discussion on our Facebook group page:

To join or support the club, please complete the fillable Shasta Bee Club Membership Form then mail your check to us.

You may also email the completed form then make an Online Payment.

  • Discuss beekeeping and share knowledge with other local beekeepers
  • Help support the bee club’s public education mission
  • Have a voice by casting a vote at club meetings and help to set the club’s agenda and direction
  • Priority access to our on-site apiary and other events
  • Discounted bee nucs and package
  • Aspirations and future goals:
    • Club educational apiary
    • Purchase a club-owned honey extractor which members can borrow, or use together as a group

We hope that you or your business will support our mission to educate the public about the importance of honeybees and pollinators, and support beekeeping in our community. Please come to one of our meetings or contact president @ so we can discuss how you can help with your tax deductible donation of dollars or beekeeping supplies.

 You may also make an Online Donation to the club.

Beekeeping books

  • The Beekeeper’s Handbook – Sammataro and Avitabile
  • First Lessons in Beekeeping – Delaplane
  • Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honeybees – Bonnie and Sanford
  • Beekeeping for Dummies – Blackiston

Beekeeping web sites

California Master Beekeeper Program

Beekeeper education:

Honey Bee Health Coalition’s Varroa Management Tool

Help with varroa treatment decisions:

Scientific Beekeeping

Randy Oliver’s first year beekeeping:

Shasta County Department of Agriculture Bees

FAQ and apiary registration:

SisQ Bee Club

Our club friends to the north: