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Deadline for Jump Starter Program is Jan. 15, 2020

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The deadline for submitting an application is January 15, 2020.

  • Eligible applicants are new beekeepers that are members of TBoI.
  • The applications will come from the local club only.
  • The local club can submit one application per year.
  • Individuals are not allowed to submit an application.
  • A mentor will be provided by the local club for the new beekeeper. The mentor must be a member of TBoI with at least 3 years of experience.
  • If the new beekeeper becomes disinterested, then the local club will be responsible for finding another new beekeeper to use the equipment.
  • The local club will need to submit the name of the new beekeeper to the Jump Starter Committee.
  • Regional Director will submit the reports to the board of directors before each board meeting.
  • Jump Starter Committee will review applications and Chairman will notify local club on application approval.
  • Jump Starter Committee will have final say on application approval.
  • The board of directors is required to vote on the continuation and funding of this program at the third quarter board of directors meeting each year.
  • Mentor and new beekeeper will be required to provide a quarterly written report and pictures to their Regional Director. Failure to comply will forfeit 2021 eligibility.

Provided by The Beekeepers of Indiana

  • Hive Bodies - unassembled
  • Frames and foundation (plastic or wax), unassembled
  • 100 Support Pins with plastic foundation
  • 1 Screen bottom board
  • 1 Entrance reducer
  • 1 Inner cover
  • 1 Wood & Metal Telescoping Cover
  • 1 Quad Top Feeder
  • 1 Smoker
  • 1 Bee Brush
  • 1 J–hook hive tool

Provided by the Local Club

  • 1 Package of Bees
  • 1 Protective Clothing
  • Mentor

For application and more information, download this PDF file.

Send to:
Jump Starter Program
7784 N. Sanctuary Lane
Mooresville, IN 46158–6082
Attn: Debbie Seib

For questions email Chairman – Debbie Seib at [email protected]


November 12, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm