The Collin County Hobby Beekeeper Association (CCHBA) youth scholarship program is available to youths 12 to 18 years old that reside in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman and Rockwall counties.
Its purpose is to educate students in the art of beekeeping to promote a better understanding of the value of honeybees to our environment and the food chain. It is intended to provide an opportunity for participants to experience responsibility and enjoyment through beekeeping as a hobby or vocation. Students receive tools and equipment, instruction, textbook, mentoring and one-year membership in the CCHBA.
The deadline for applications has been extended to Dec. 15 for Natural Awakenings readers. Location: Collin College Conference Center (Central Park Campus),2200 W. University Dr., McKinney. Certain requirement apply. For more detailsand application, visit cchba.org.