How To Join HCBA


Membership to the Howard County Beekeepers Association Inc. is just $15.00 per year for an individual membership and $20.00 per year for family membership.


Joining a honey beekeeping club is a great way to learn more about honey beekeeping, get answers to all those questions you have, meet other folks with similar interests, and save costs by consolidating orders for equipment.

(HCBA) provides its membership with a forum for sharing knowledge in honey beekeeping, and is dedicated to educating and promoting the benefits of honey beekeeping to the public. Or just show up at any of the monthly meetings listed on the home page. We're a very friendly bunch and welcome anyone to come out and see how they can get into beekeeping.


For current 2017 members, the minimum amount is set at $15.00 (Individual membership).  If you are paying for a family membership, type "$20.00" . 


According to the by-laws, membership payment is required by January 31st.


New members are required to fill out a Membership Form.  Then send to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please use the Paper form ( PDF) and mailing it to:




Howard County Beekeeper's Association

P.O. Box 1416

Ellicott City, MD 21041


Learn How to keep Honey Bees by attending our Short Course that begins every February.

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Don't forget to "friend" us on Link to Facebook to keep up with beekeeping events.

MSBA Tee shirt sale


MSBA is selling Tee Shirts.  Additional information on purchasing, please go to the MSBA (website)


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Howard County Beekeepers Association Inc.

(A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization)

Our purpose is to promote honey beekeeping in Howard County, Md by providing a forum in which current honey beekeepers may become more knowledgeable of best practices and the public can become more, and accurately, informed on the benefits of honey bees.