Kimmel Orchard Open Apiary & Bee Club 2024

Beekeepers receive instructions at the open apiary location


Open Apiary times are an informal semi-structured gathering of members of the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program at the UNL Bee Lab teaching apiary at Kimmel Orchard.

There will be brief demonstrations, questions and answers, and time to get hands on experience with beehives.

5:30pm to 6:30pm will be a club meeting inside the education center and the open apiary portion will be from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.

Kimmel Open Apiary & Bee Club 2024 times are the Fourth Tuesday of the month from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

Open Apiary will count as 1 hour of field training towards your progress through the Great Plains Master Beekeeping program.


Great Plains Master Beekeeping members: FREE

nonmembers: $10


If you have any questions, please call 402-472-8378 or email:

Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska

Send class fee to:
UNL Bee Lab
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

State: Nebraska
Field Training: 

Course Date: 
2024 Dates: April 23rd, May 28th, June 25th, July 23rd

Course Time: 
5:30PM - 7:30 PM; Bee Club in Education Center - 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Open Apiary - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Course Location: 
Kimmel Orchard; 5995 G Road, Nebraska City, NE.

Course Cost: 
Non-members: $10 GPMB Members: FREE