Membership to the Olympia Beekeepers Associations is open to all. It includes;

  • The knowledge you are supporting an association that advocates for apiarists and bees alike.
  • Access to our lending library by contacting our Librarian.
  • Access to other members in our Mentoring Program.
  • Member pricing for package bee orders.
  • Use of OBA extractors.

Become a Member

There are two options for paying your membership: paying by cash or check in person at a meeting, or via mail by Check.

Please fill out the OBA Membership Form and send a check for $25.00, payable to “OBA” (Olympia Beekeepers Association P.O. Box 732 Olympia, WA 98507) for the annual membership from January 1st through December 31st. You can also pay in person at a monthly general meeting.

(PDF) OBA Membership Form

Our monthly meetings & State Certified Apprentice class are held at 7pm (6pm class) the 2nd Monday of each month (except July and December). Please check our web page for our summer schedule. You can join the above Apprentice class anytime.

Olympia Beekeepers Association’s Accelerated Apprentice Beekeeping Course. Dates and registration information TBA

What:                          Accelerated Apprentice Beekeeping
Time:                           6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Night of the week:    Tuesday
Cost OBA Member:   $10.00
Cost non-Member:    $35.00 (includes first year OBA dues)
Class Size:                   35 Students (filling up fast)
Pre-register Contact:
Instructor:                   Master Beekeeper Tim Weible
Where:                         Chinook Middle School Library
Address:                       4301 6th Ave. NE, Lacey, WA 98516

This course is also taught under the auspices of the Washington Master Beekeepers. Tests and study materials can be downloaded from the Washington Master Beekeepers website.  This course will include field trips or bee cruises.



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