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Upcoming Homeschool Conventions!!!

Upcoming Homeschool Conventions in PA & NJ

I love homeschool conventions!

Homeschool conventions are a great way to:

  •  Learn more about homeschooling
  •  Find great curriculum
  •  Meet other homeschoolers
  •  Learn how to be a better teacher to your children
  •  Be encouraged!

There are several fantastic conventions that meet near our wonderful city of Philadelphia.  Here’s some basic information for you:

1.  CHAP Homeschool Convention (Christian Homeschoolers Association of Pennsylvania)

When:   Friday, May 11th  & Saturday, May 12th 2012

Where:  Pennsylvania Farm and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA

Cost:  $38 per person; $65 per family

Website:  http://www.chaponline.com/events/convention/

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall– Vendors
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Speakers
  • Information Workshops
  • Children’s Program
  • Teen Track
  • Homeschool Graduation
  • How-to-begin sessions
  • Support Group Leadership Round Table Discussion and a Support Group Leaders’ Track
  • Much More!

2.  ENOCH Homeschool Convention (Education Network of Christian Homeschoolers)

When:  Friday, May 18th and Saturday, May 19th 2012

Where:  New Jersey Convention & Expo Center,  97 Sunfield Avenue Edison, NJ

Cost: $38 per person, $53 per family

Website: http://www.enochnj.org/index.php/2012convention

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall – Vendors
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Speakers
  • Information Workshops
  • Children’s Program
  • Teen Program
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Food Court
  • Much More!

3.  SEARCH of PA (South Eastern ARea Christian Homeschoolers)

When:  Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23rd 2012

Where:  Calvary Church, 820 Route 113 Souderton, PA 18964

Cost:   One day $20; Both days $35

Website: http://www.searchofpa.org/index.html

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall – Vendors
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Speakers
  • Information Seminars
  • Much More!

I’ve been to all three conventions and they’re all wonderful!

SEARCH is my favorite!  It’s the closest to Philly, and my favorite homeschool author and speaker, Susan Kemmerer, will be there.   It also has the largest used curriculum sale of the three conventions.   I’ll be a vendor at  SEARCH again this year, selling my science curriculum, The Glory of KingsIf you like my blog, please stop by and say hello!

The following Homeschool Conference is a bit of a drive.  (It’s in Connecticut.)  But I’m listing it because it’s a big one:

4.  Great Homeschool Conventions – Northeast 

When:  Thursday, June 14th to Saturday, June 16th

Where: Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT

Cost:  $35 per person; $50 per family

Website: http://www.greathomeschoolconventions.com/

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall – Vendors
  • Speakers
  • Information Workshops
  • Children’s Program
  • Teen Program
  • Food Court
  • Comedy
  • Group Leader Track
  • Much More!

Hope this information has been helpful!

Posted by Gwen Fredette on April 24, 2012.

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