Welcome to the West Sound Beekeepers Association (WSBA) homepage!

We hope you find our website informative about our organization and useful if you are interested in beekeeping. If you have any questions about our organization or our activities please email us, contact one of the officers, or show up at a scheduled meeting or event. We look forward to meeting new people interested in bees and beekeeping.

About Us:

The WSBA is one of about two dozen local beekeeping associations distributed around Washington State. Our Association focuses on training new beekeepers and developing skills beyond the beginner level. We hold our monthly meetings at Jackson Scout Hall, 9161 Washington Ave NW, in Silverdale, WA; and our WSBA teaching apiary is located behind the Stedman's Bee Supply buildings located at 3763 NW Anderson Hill Rd in Silverdale. This apiary is managed through volunteer effort to support the many hands-on beekeeping classes and training efforts.  The Association also maintains a lending library of beekeeping books, videos, magazines, and equipment available to current members.

For potential beginner beekeepers:

Many new beekeepers begin in the spring with our Beginning Beekeeping Course, earning certification with the Washington State Beekeeping Association; and with experience the student can progress through the WASBA Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master Beekeeping Curriculum.  Learning is combined with hands-on sessions in the WSBA Apiary. The beginning course is timed for new beekeepers to prepare for starting hives in April. Throughout the season WSBA members can volunteer in the Apiary to gain experience and attend Saturday morning tutorials.  "Northwest Beekeeping" and "Queen Rearing" are held in alternate years. We encourage new beekeepers to take all the classes they can, especially in the first few years. Your bees will greatly benefit from your increasing knowledge. Also, check out the frequently asked questions page.


Basic Beekeeping Class Will be held over two days, 12 and 19 Feburary!

Click here to reserve and pay for your space!
Have a Swarm?

Our beekeepers are here to help!

Click below to see our Swarm List and the


locations they serve.


You can join West Sound Beekeepers Association by clicking HERE


If you do not wish to pay via the website, you can download and print this for and send it in.  MEMBERSHIP FORM

Farmer/Apiarist Sales Tax Form

2021  Apiary Registration Form

Additional membership in the Washington State Beekeepers Association is required for Journeyman or Master level certification. 

WASBA Membership link

Our mailing address is:
c/o Steadman's Bee Supply
3763 NW Anderson Hill Rd, Silverdale, WA 98383



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