Charleston Area Beekeepers Association, Inc.  (CABA) is completely volunteer organization comprised of members mainly from (but not limited to) the general vicinity around Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Members are beekeepers, researchers, and people who enjoy beekeeping as a hobby or simply wish to promote bees and beekeeping to benefit our local and global economy, educate our youth, and improve our overall health and wellness. We support the South Carolina Beekeepers Association (SCBA) which hosts meetings, educational conferences, and funds beekeeping research to identify best practices for beekeeping.

Through our participation in CABA organization, we shall strive to:

  • encourage, practice, and promote safe and healthy beekeeping methods among beekeepers in our area and state
  • do outreach with youth and participate in activities with the goal of improving our members' and the general public's knowledge related to honey bees and the beekeeping industry

  • promote cooperation and a common understanding regarding our problems and their solution

  • maintain friendly and helpful relations with those entities which are working to better the beekeeping industry

  • develop markets for beekeeping products

  • foster closer association and camaraderie to facilitate teaching, learning, and sharing of information

Our Mission

To promote, educate, and support responsible beekeeping practices that benefit honeybees, all aspects of beekeepers, the citizens of our community, and the environment of coastal South Carolina.   

Upcoming Events!
Join us for an upcoming meeting:
Sat - Feb 13, 2016 
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Monthly Meeting Location:
MUSC Gazes Auditorium
 Room 125 in
Thurmond/Gazes Bldg.
114 Doughty Street
corner of Courtenay Dr.
Charleston, SC 29401
(across from Ashley River Tower)
Visitors Welcome!

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~ Contact Us ~

Thanks for your interest!!

Please contact us if you would like to learn more about bees; become a member or beekeeper. We will be happy to email you when a new course is scheduled or with add'l information.