Nanaimo Beekeepers Club

Membership information

The club has been established for many decades and currently enjoys an active membership of educators, commercial businesses and hobbyists. Our goal is to share information and provide a friendly environment for learning to ensure the continued success and good health of honey bees on Vancouver Island.

Membership is from January 1st to December 31st.

DUES per year are $15 individual or $20 for family members, payable at the January meeting or online.

Membership benefits are Monthly meetings with special guest speakers, beekeeping demonstrations, question and answer sessions, access to honey production equipment, bee yard, library and a variety of other information sharing opportunities.

Renew your membership

Please renew your Bee Club Membership online by completing this form
Payment options are eTransfer or mail in cheque.

Would you like to join?

Fill out the form to start your membership and you will be invited to all club meetings and events, gain access to our Club Facebook group, club library and a wealth of knowledge about bees.
Payment options are eTransfer or mail-in cheque.

Please fill out this form 

Honey Extractors

The Club has two extractors for rental ($5 per day) to aid your honey extraction. If you’re interested, please send an mail


The Nanaimo Beekeepers Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month (excluding July, August, and December) at 7PM at Ralph Nilson Building (Building Number 210) - Room 105 (ground floor) , 900 Fifth St, Nanaimo (link to campus map)

At this time we are also offering to attend the same meeting via zoom as well for anyone that would prefer to attend virtually.
As a member you will receive the invites to the meetings via email.

If you not currently a member but would like to join one of our meetings please email us and we be happy to send you an invitation 

Beekeepers’ Corner FREE monthly

Bee Furniture and the Nanaimo Beekeepers Club are happy to announce that we are continuing our FREE monthly Zoom meetings aimed towards new to novice beekeepers. Your host for this series, Mark Schilling, is a certified Bee Master and instructor. 

Club members will recieve the details via email, for non members please contact us via email or watch for the event to be posted on our Facebook page

The Beekeepers’ Corner meetings will take place on the second Tuesday evening of each month at 7pm via Zoom.


Upcoming Events

Club Meeting May 22nd - 7 pm
Club Meeting June 26th - 7 pm
Club Meeting September 25th - 7 pm

Nanaimo Bee Club Executive Team

President: Peter Lange

Treasurer: Mark Schilling

Director: Kelly Dokter

Director: Lucienne Siedlecki

Director: Sabine Blackburn

Membership, Website, Social Media

Director: Vicky Gebhard


Contact Us

For issues with swarms, and beekeeping or bee club information email or contact us via Facebook