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Coffey County

4-H Beekeeping Project

Kyzer Bee Workshop


 This 4-H project is (at minimum) a 2 year commitment. 

Coffey County 4-H has been granted the Kansas Honey Producers (KHP) Youth Scholarship Grant for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 4-H years.  At the end of the grant term, the supplies provided by KHP will become the property of Coffey County 4-H as long as the terms of the grant are met.
  • The grantee (Lauren Hull) agrees to work with the mentor and utilize best-practice beekeeping. The grantee will become the beekeeping leader of the targeted youth group and will organize instructional opportunities with the mentor and the youth group.
  • Grantee and youth will endeavor to join and participate in any local beekeeping associations, taking advantage of seasonal classes and meetings.
  • One additional new beekeeper class each year held by one of the regional areas in Kansas (NEKBA, SCKBA, SEKBA, NCKBA (etc.)
  • One workshop featuring at the hives observations during the first year of operation. (ex. NEKBA FUNDAY)
  • Participate in the Kansas State Fair with an entry in a minimum of 2 categories. (Any eligible category of honey entry, food entry with honey, 4-H self-determined project, and/or bee photography.
Provided by the Kansas Honey Producers Association:

Contact Info

Lauren Hull (Grantee)

Email (Click Here)


Tiny Jackson (Mentor)


Required Member Forms

Participant Liability Waiver

1st Year Member Agreement


Meeting Times/ Upcoming Events

Friday-Saturday, March 6-7, 2020
KHPA Spring Meeting
Hays, KS
Saturday, March 14, 2020
We Will Be Putting Hives Together- Wear Old Clothes!
Rausch's House-Lebo
TBD- Painting Beehives/Determine Location of Hives
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Introduce Bees to Beehives
Time/Location TBD
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Release the Queens
After School

4-H Beekeeping Project Resources


Project Binder Cover Page

SMART Goal Setting

Monthly Goal Sheets

Monthly Project Record