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Upcoming Events, Activities & More!

Homeschoolers Formal Cinderella Ball

WHAT: The Cinderella Ball is an elegant formal affair in which homeschoolers can come with or without a date to dance the night away in style. A full dinner, ball room and popular dancing, and rides in a Cinderella Carriage led by two beautiful white horses are some of the festivities that await!

WHEN: Thursday, April 26th

TIME:  The doormen will greet you at 6:45 pm to invite you in, and will escort you out at 11:00 pm before your carriage turns into a pumpkin.

WHERE:  Hosted at The Palace, of course!
The Palace    109 N Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ 08012

WHO: 12-19 years old

COST: Tickets are $40.00 per person and include a full dinner and a night of dancing. Tickets are limited to 200 attendants and 20 chaperons. Chaperons must purchase tickets to the event.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Homeschool Cinderella Ball

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Now’s the time to sign up for these great activities
for homeschoolers at Cairn University!
They are great for your budget too!

KIDSONG!!

WHAT: Your child is invited to participate in a weekly music program at Cairn UniversityAn opportunity to learn to develop music skills such as listening, singing, moving, and creating.

WHO: Children 4TH – 8TH grades will be instructed by Cairn Music Education Majors under the supervision of Dr. Debbie Lynn Wolf, Professor and Chair of Music Education, Cairn University.

KIDSONG I:  K – 4TH GRADES (Starts this Tuesday!! Feb. 13March 20; no class during Spring Break: 3/13)

KIDSONG II:  4TH – 8TH GRADES (March 27 – April 24)

WHEN:  Tuesdays, Nov. 14 – Dec. 5

TIME: 3:30-4:15

WHERE:  Room 108 of the Music Building

COST:  Registration fee of $10 per child to be paid at the first class (Cash or check made out to Cairn University) Family rate: $25!

To register, email Dr. Debbie Lynn Wolf, dwolf@cairn.edu with subject:  Kidsong!  Please include name of child, age, and phone.  Space is limited to the first 15 registered students for each session.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: contact Dr. Wolf: dwolf@cairn.edu or 215-702-4323

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Kidsport Gym Class

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WHAT: Physical education program for homeschoolers

  • Ages 5-7 Kidsport kids explore how and where the body moves. Students participate in manipulative activities using bats and balls, jump ropes and jump boxes, hoops and scooters, gator balls, parachutes, and games galore!
  • Ages 8-17 Kidsport kids learn to lead healthy, active lives. Students take part in fantastic fitness activities, team-building challenges, tennis, volleyball, flag football, soccer, rapid relays, speedstacks, juggling, softball, capture the flag, gymnastics, aerobics, and much more!

WHERE: Cairn University 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047

WHEN:  Tuesdays – March 20th, 27th, April 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th

TIME:  1:30 – 3:00pm

AGES: 5 – 17   Grades K – 12

COST:  $30.00 per student;  $70.00 max per family

Enrollment is limited to 100 students.

FOR MORE INFO:  Click HERE or email kidsport@cairn.edu or call 215.702.4283

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Want To Play Some Volleyball? 

WHAT: Does your child need to burn off steam when it’s cold outside?
Home- and cyberschooled girls and boys are invited to participate in our multilevel
volleyball program. Join us to learn the ins and outs of a fun and fast-paced sport!

WHEN: Thursday afternoons starting, February 1

WHERE: Church of the Saviour 651 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA 19087

AGES: grades 4-12

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact anne@drhweb.net and a registration form.

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A Fun Opportunity?
Toad Detour Volunteer Training

WHAT: Each spring volunteers shepherd thousands of toads safely across Port Royal Avenue as they travel to and from their breeding grounds at the Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve. If you’d like to help with this year’s Toad Detour, join us for this orientation. Volunteers can help for an evening, bring a Girl or Boy Scout Troop, or become shift managers, to help manage the many volunteers who help these toads. You’ll learn all about toads, toad handling, and shift sign-ups. Volunteers are needed for evening shifts from March through June.

WHEN:  February 17

TIME: 1 pm- 3 pm

WHERE: The Schuylkill Center  8480 Hagy’s Mill Road    Philadelphia, PA 19128

AGES: all

FOR MORE INFORMATION: click HERE

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The Man Who Came to Dinner – FREE Matinee 

WHAT: After flying across the Atlantic with James in a giant peach last March and going under the sea with Ariel and her friends in November, the Phil-Mont Drama Department is staying on solid American soil for a rollicking, screw-ball comedy: The Man Who Came to Dinner.

In 1939, the Great Depression was waning, war was still half a world away, and playwrights Moss Hart and George S. Kauffman were kings of the Broadway box office with hits such as Merrily We Roll Along and Pulitzer Prize winner, and previous Phil-Mont production, You Can’t Take It with You. The Man Who Came to Dinner, Hart and Kauffman’s penultimate collaboration, opened to positive reviews and ran for 739 performances. In 2000, a Broadway revival featured a star-studded cast: Nathan Lane (Timon in Disney’s The Lion King), Jean Smart (Designing Women), and Harriet Sansom Harris (Frasier).

The audience will leave happy, indeed, although their sides might hurt from excessive laughter. Think of it as the most enjoyable “core workout” you can imagine.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28

TIME: 10 am (Shows are usually 2 hours long)

WHERE: Phil-Mont Christian Academy. 35 Hillcrest Avenue  Erdenheim,  PA 19038

COST: FREE!!!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS: Click HERE

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Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day

WHAT: This event is an opportunity to learn about engineering and STEM through conversation and demonstrations by Drexel students.

WHENSaturday, February 24

TIME: 10 AM – 2 PM.  Feel free to come and go at any time during that time window.

WHERE:  Drexel’s ExCITe Center at 3401 Market St, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

WHO: Female students in grades 7-10 (ages 11-15) are welcome to attend this event.
Please remember that attendees must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must stay with them during the event.

COST: FREE!!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click HERE. OR please contact Victoria Cahn at vmc43@drexel.edu or 215-571-3841.

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Save The Date:
Church of the Savior Book Sale! 

WHAT: SALT and PEPPER home schoolers annual GREAT used book sale

WHEN:
 Monday, March 19th

TIME:
 6 to 9 p.m.

WHERE:
Church of the Saviour 651 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA 19087

WANT TO SELL?
: contact Lori at curriculumregister@gmail.com

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upcoming

AWANA Family Skate Night 

WHAT: Come join Lawnadale Baptist Church and friends for their annual Skate Night.
WHENMonday, January 15 (Martin Luther King Day)
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM

WHERE
Palace Roller Skating Center   11586 Roosevelt Blvd.   Phila. 19116

AGES
: All ages are welcome.  Feel free to invite your relatives or church family friends.

COST
: Admission Fee: $2.00/ per person whether you skate or watch             
            Skate Rental: $3.00 / per person OR Bring your own skates
     CASH ONLY!

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2nd Semester High School Art Class
at Sophia Academy

WHAT: A 16 week art class for High Schoolers taught by Mr. Stippich. In this class, students will work on perspective, figure drawing, review of shading, shaping, etc. Credit will be given.

WHEN: 
16 weeks on Mondays starting January 29, 2018

 

TIME: 2:30 to 3:30 pm

WHERE: Held at International Christian High School, 413 E. Tabor Rd. Phila 19120

WHO: grades 8-12

COST:  $300 if paid ahead, cost $20 per week but generous financial aid/scholarships available

FOR MORE INFORMATION: To register, call Priscilla Strapp at Sophia Academy–267-595-4723

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PEC winter 2018

PEC Youth Registration and Waivers Form 2017   Print out this form for your children and mail in both. If you have more than one, you can use one form for all of them.

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Joint Homeschool Day 

WHAT: The American Helicopter Museum and West Chester University’s Mather Plantarium are joining together to offer a special day of information and programming for homeschooling families. Parents should be aware that the planetarium gets extremely dark and some young children may find this frightening.

WHERE:  Helicopter Museum 1220 American Boulevard West Chester, PA 19380
West Chester University   700 South High Street   West Chester, PA 19383

WHEN:  Friday, February 2, 2018

TIME:  Planetarium shows will run at 9:00 (school age children), 10:30 (middle schoolers), and 12:00 P.M (high schoolers), while the American Helicopter Museum
will offer programming throughout the day from 10 to 4:00 PM. Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy.

COST: or both sites is $10.00/person, and pre-registration is required (transportation between sites will not be provided).

FOR MORE INFORMATION: You can register by calling (610)436-9600 or by emailing pkahan@americanhelicopter.museum.  (As of this posting, they had just sent me a press release, no information was on the website yet. But they are working on it!)

Also, check out the American Helicopter Museum’s Science Saturdays. This FREE hour long class is included with admission to the Museum ($10 adults, $8 for 12 and under 2 FREE).

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Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day 2018

WHAT: Almost everything around you – the clothes you wear, the dishes you eat from, the computer you use, the bike you ride or the car you drive – is made of stuff. Materials science and engineering is the study of stuff: what it’s made of, how it works, and what we can do with it.

Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day provides the public with a chance to participate in hands-on science and engineering activities that explore some of the stuff the world is made of and to learn about how materials impact us every day.  Partner organizations include the University of Pennsylvania, the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the Franklin Institute, among others.

WHERE:  Drexel University Bossone Research Enterprise Center, 3126 Market Street

COST FREE

WHENSaturday, February 3, 2018

TIME:  10 am to 3 pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Please visit HERE .  From there you can RSVP to the event on Facebook or follow on Twitter.

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Wildlife Leadership Academy
Conservation Ambassador

Received in my email:

Hello Homeschool Friends,

I wanted to share with you a wonderful opportunity to nominate a young adult you know who is interested in wildlife/fisheries and the outdoors.  The Wildlife Leadership Academy enriches Pennsylvania teens and empowers them to become certified conservation Ambassadors through attending one of our 5-day residential summer field
schools, each focusing on a different wildlife species:  white-tailed deer, bass, brook trout, ruffed grouse, and turkey.  We are looking for highly motivated students
between the ages of 14 and 17 to begin their journey to become Conservation
Ambassadors.

Students who attend our field schools have the opportunity to network with professionals in the field, gain hands-on experience through classroom and field work, and build their leadership and communication skills.  Please consider nominating a young adult you know who would benefit from attending our field schools!  Once you nominate the student, we will mail them a packet of information containing a letter inviting them to apply to the Wildlife Leadership Academy, more information about our field schools, benefits of becoming a Conservation Ambassador, and tuition scholarship opportunities that are available.

Students can be nominated online at Nominate

Please let me know if you have any questions and thank you so much for helping us share this opportunity!

Katie Cassidy

Program and Outreach Coordinator
Wildlife Leadership Academy
116 Market St.
Lewisburg, PA  17837
570-939-5109
kcassidy@wildlifeleadershipacademy.org

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Online Animation and Drawing Classes

WHAT: CHAD STEWART – bringing his vast experience with animation to school age students from ages 11-18! He has worked for Disney in the past and has over 27 years of experience in the feature animation world in 2D (hand drawn) and 3D (computer) work. Just to name a few of his projects, he’s worked on Polar ExpressEmperor’s New GrooveTarzan, and the Smurfs movies. He has been a traditional animator, a 3D animator, and has supervised other animators on multiple films. He and his wife have 8 children and are nearing the end of their homeschooling journey! They began The Animation Course about 3 years ago, and it has been a highlight of their life as they work to bring the wonder of animation to many students and families! Classes fill up fast – so reserve your spot soon!

WHERE
:  at your home!

WHEN:  Spring session begins January 29th-April 23rd. (3 different sessions are offered during the year)

TIME:  varies

AGES: 11-18

COST:  $300 for 12 one hour long sessions (live or recorded). Levels 1 & 2 Animation cover the principles (beginning and advanced) of animation.  Levels 3 & 4 Animation cover story boarding and producing a student film.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click HERE, (Watch the How the Class Works video), or check out their Facebook Page

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Or if you aren’t quite at the above age level or interest level but would like to check out some animation how to’s, Disney and Khan Academy have partnered to offer a FREE class! Check it out HERE.

WHAT: Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar. This collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy is sponsored by Disney.

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Winter Energy?

Need some places or ways to burn off some extra energy and
get some exercise in? Try some of these activities this winter!
Do you know of some other indoor activities? Please share!!

 

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Water Tower Play Group

WHAT: Homeschool get together to play! 
WHEN
: every Friday, 2-4 pm
WHEREWater Tower Recreaction Center  209 E. Hartwell Lane Philadelphia PA, 19118
Outside if nice weather, in the gym during cold or rainy weather.

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SkyZone Trampoline Park

WHAT: Homeschool Hop
WHEN
: every Friday, 11am-3pm
WHERE: 2834 Route 73 North  Maple Shade, NJ 08052
COST: $10 for 60 minutes, $15 for 90 minutes, $20 for 120 minutes

In store use only. Mention Home School Hop when paying to receive the discount. Not valid online. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

FOR MORE INFORMATIONSkyZone of Moorestown

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Scanlon Rec Center Ice Skating Lessons

WHAT: Looking for a winter activity for you or your children? Well -It’s officially ice skating season! Come join our beginner skating lessons
WHERE: 1099 East Venango Street Phila, PA 19134
AGES: 2-adult
WHEN: on Saturdays at 3:15-3:45
COST: for only $5 a class! Rental skates are free.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Message us or call Michelle, (215) 817-4880 for more info!
Click here for the Facebook Page

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Palace Roller Skating & Fun Center

WHAT: Homeschoolers Skate Time
WHERE: 1586 Roosevelt Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19116-3032
WHEN: Mondays, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
COST: 8$ 1st child, $4 each additional skater; includes rentals

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click HERE, scroll down on the calendar

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Deptford Skating Center

WHAT: Home School Skate 
WHERE: 510 Deptford Ave.   Westville, NJ 08093
WHEN: First Friday of each month; 12:30-2:30
COST: $3 skating, $4.65+tax if rentals needed;
$3 Funzone Admission for ages 10 and under (if wanted)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click HERE and scroll down for flier

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Homeschool Bowling Group

Start your own bowling group at a Thunderbird Lane! (There has been a group meeting at the Warminster location for a year or two now!)

COST: only $5 per bowler for 1 1/2 hours of bowling and shoes!!!

Here is a link to Thunderbird’s invite to homeschool groups to start a program at one of their locations and some more information about the Lanes themselves.

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Homeschool Tumbling at
Newtown Athletic Club Rockstarz Gym 

WHAT: Homeschooling Tumbling for Beginners and Advanced levels. The Rockstarz gym is in the “NAC Sports Training Center”. The NAC Sports Training Center is a giant facility fully equipped with spring floor, tumble trac, foam pit and large trampoline to work on. There are comfy chairs where parents can see the entire gym, take photos, talk or tend to younger siblings during practice. Air conditioned and heated for hot or cold days.
The plan is to create ongoing weekly practices tailored to the homeschooling community through the Fall and Winter on Mondays and Fridays for now.
WHEN: Mondays and Fridays
TIME: drop in at 12:30 to 2:30
WHERE: Newtown Athetic Club 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA  18940  enter long building behind pool, not main building
WHO: all levels from ages 5-teens; an area is set up for babies and tiny siblings to play with mom for FREE!
COST: $10 first child, $5 per sibling

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Check out the Facebook Page. Please click interested or going to give us a heads up for how many coaches we need. You will also get notified for updates or cancellations.

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Ice Skating Homeschool Discount

WHAT: Haverford Skatium  Morning Skate Discounts Special rates for Home School Students, Day Care Centers and Schools during our weekday late morning/early afternoon session.
WHEN: Monday-Friday during Public Skate time
TIME: 10 – 12 am
WHERE: 1002 Darby Rd  Havertown, PA 19083
COST: $7 is discounted rate; under 6 is $6.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click Facebook Page or HERE for general pricing and information.

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Cherry Hill Homeschool Skate

WHAT: Home School Skate 
WHERE: Cherry Hill Skating Center
664 Deer Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
WHEN: 3rd Friday of each month (skipping December); 1:00-3:30
COST: $3 anyone skating, $3 for rentals; you do not have to pay if you are just watching
$4 Funzone Admission for ages 10 and under (if wanted-must have socks for this)

I called and verified the above info. as of 11/4. I have heard there is a family max of $12 for admission.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click Here

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Pinnacle Parkour Academy Philadelphia

WHAT: Homeschool program
WHEN: Every Monday and Wednesday, 13 week sessions
TIME: 1-3 pm
WHERE: Pinnacle Parkour Academy Philadelphia 3500 Scotts Lane Suite C-1                 PhiladelphiaPA 19129

For More Information: Pinnacle Parkour Website 

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Flip Out Productions

WHAT: Homeschool Gymnastic Classes
WHERE: 2757-59 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134
WHEN & AGES: Next session starts in January! 
Tuesday: (ages 3-5 & 5-7)   1:00pm to 2:00pm
(ages 8 & up)       2:00pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday:(ages 3-5 & 5-7)   1:00pm to 2:00pm
(ages 8 & up)      2:00pm to 3:30pm
8 week sessions, runs every 8 weeks
COST: Exclusive pricing for homeschooling families only:
1 child: $110
2 children: $165
3 children: $242
4 children: $330 per 8 week session
(This is about half off! Only for homeschool classes!)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: check out Katie’s website at Flip Out Productions

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Legacy Youth Tennis and Education

WHAT: Homeschool Tennis Classes
Our campus houses eight indoor courts, eight outdoor courts, two hitting walls, a library, a computer classroom and a fitness room. Siblings and families may work on school work in our library while the clinic is running. Spend time with other Home School families and don’t lose time in your day by continuing the school day here at Legacy!
WHERE: 4842 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19129
WHEN: Fridays for 12 weeks; Spring 1 (Jan-March), Spring 2 (April-June)
COST: $130 for 12 classes, sibling discount available
TIME: Beginner class 10-11 am; Intermediate class 11am-12pm
AGES: 4-18 years old

FOR MORE INFORMATION: click here Legacy Homeschool Clinic
or HERE for registration form

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Upcoming Winter Classes

2-3D DIGITAL FABRICATION

WHAT:  Home School Makerspace Creative Time with Terrence Scott Cooper at Abington Art Center. Learn how to use the Laser Cutter and 3D printer in our Innovation Center. Create gears, animal sculptures and other three dimensional objects. Materials are provided.

WHEN: Tuesdays, January 16-February 13


TIME: 
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

WHERE:  Abington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046

COST: $125/$115 members; early registration discount -$10 off each class (enter EARLY in discount code box by 1/4/2018); sibling discount -$5 per child (must register by phone at 215-887-4882 extension 100 to receive this discount)

AGES: 7-12

FOR MORE INFO: to register click Innovation Center Info;  or contact Marge Horner with questions  mhorner@abingtonartcenter.org

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West Park Cultural Center Ceramics

WHAT: Not homeschool specific but a GREAT price!! The Ceramics program provides students with the techniques needed to use clay as a medium of expression. No art experience required.  Students are able to learn the potter’s wheel and hand building.

WHERE:
 School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

WHEN
: Tuesdays and Thursdays (16 classes), Winter session starts January 9th

AGES:
 7-18

TIME: 
3:30-5:30

COST:
 $50 (scholarships are available)

FOR MORE INFO: please click HERE

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Lume Creative Learning Studios

WHAT: For our local homeschool or otherwise age-appropriate crowd, this drop-off class is designed for multi-age group creative thinkers and inventors ages 4 and up.  Tinker Studio will be a fun filled, curiosity-fueled interactive weekly event for your child.  With this open studio, child-directed format, participants will use their creative ability to innovate and create a tool or design based on the day’s supplies and art topic.

WHERE:
 1916-18 E Passyunk Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19148

WHEN: 
Mondays, next session begins January 8th

TIME:
 10:30-12:00 pm

AGES
: 4-8 year olds

COST:
 $108 for 6 weeks for first child $18 for each additional sibling

FOR MORE INFO: please click HERE

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Flip Out Productions

WHAT: Homeschool Gymnastic Classes for boys and girls of all ages.

WHERE
: 2757-59 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134

WHEN & AGES
: next session starts January 2nd
Tuesday: (ages 3-5 & 5-7)   1:00pm to 2:00pm
(ages 8 & up)       2:00pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday:(ages 3-5 & 5-7)   1:00pm to 2:00pm
(ages 8 & up)      2:00pm to 3:30pm
8 week sessions, runs every 8 weeks

COST
: Exclusive pricing for homeschooling families only:
1 child: $110    2 children: $165      3 children: $242      4 children: $330 per 8 week session
(This is about half off! Only for homeschool classes!)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: check out Katie’s website at Flip Out Productions (click on class schedule to view); Please email Emily at registration@flipoutproductions.com or call 215-350-6575 if you have any questions.

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Check out the Blog!

Head on over to the actual blog, not just an email in your inbox!
And see what’s been added!

It’s taken quite some time but all in ONE click you can click on a website to (MOST) every place that has been listed on the blog at some point!! Whew!!! Check out the Quick Links Tab. 

All in ONE spot, to this organized crazy woman, that’s awesome!! Use this to find some classes you could organize and visit with a group of homeschoolers!

And scroll to the very end to find links to each of the Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips posts! (7 sets of great trip lists!) 6 years of posts!!!!

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Newly added is also a listing of “all known to me” Annual Homeschool Days. Check on the tab with the same title to see that listing! Most are located here in Philly, but I did throw in some a little further away.

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Do you have a teen or soon to be homeschooling thru high school? Check out the Teen Tab for a listing of Internships, Classes, Programs, Dual Enrollment, and Diploma Programs!

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Looking for a class for your homeschooler to take? There’s a growing list of locations that offer homeschool specific classes (some at great discounts!). Check out the Classes Tab! This list is continually being added to, as new classes are being created all over the city! There are so many opportunities! There are some local establishments that offer a discount to homeschoolers to visit during certain times (not necessarily a class).

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Are you looking to join a co-op, group or some sort of support network for yourself and your child? Check out the growing list of groups in and around Philadelphia that other homeschoolers are involved in at the Groups/Co-ops Tab.

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Do you need some encouragement on this homeschooling Journey? Check out the Christian Encouragement Tab for a listing of past posts written by Gwen Fredette over the years!

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Do you have a little one or a friend with some littles that’s considering homeschooling, or has some big kids and some littles in the mix that need some structure to the day? Check out the Toddlers, Pre-K Tab for a full FREE! 35 day plan for teaching them, keeping them busy and enjoying them during your day!

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Again, these are all ‘known to me’. I am sure I have missed a few in every spot. Would you shoot me an email or comment and let me know what you have participated in or know about so it can be added to bless other homeschoolers who find this blog? Thanks!

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upcoming classes

KNITTING

WHAT:  Learn to Knit! Your child will learn about different fibers and where they come from, basic knitting stitches, how to read a pattern, and how to knit in the round using both double pointed and circular needles. They will be making a cotton dish cloth and a hat. Students are responsible for their own supplies, about $30, use my contact information below for a full list.

WHEN: 10 week course on Tuesdays starting November 28th

TIME: 11 am to noon

WHERE:  Old Pine Community Center, 401 Lombard St, Philadelphia

COST: $200 with a nonrefundable deposit of $50. The class size is limited to 10 children, but if there is enough interest I may be able to book another class.

AGES: 9 and up

FOR MORE INFO: and to sign up, please contact Jennifer Crimmins at Knittykeen@gmail.com.

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DRAWING TECHNIQUES

uncorked artist

WHAT: Join Terri Waterman as she guides you through 4 weeks of drawing techniques that will have you on your way to creating awesome pictures all your own!

Week One : Faces ( composition and techniques)
Week Two : Upside Down Drawing Technique
Week Three: Contour Drawing
Week Four : Pointalism
You will need to provide your own sketch pad and pencils. We will have professional supplies on hand that the kids can experiment with during class.
You will recieve a summary for each workshop that can be included in your portfolio on what was covered.

WHEN: 4 Tuesdays in November (come as many as you want)

TIME: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

WHERE:  held at the beautiful and newly renovated Uncorked Artist Studio in Warminster, PA Located at 1414 Old York Rd

COST: $15- ($10 additional sibling); Pay up front for ALL 4 weeks you will receive $10 TOTAL off of the class fee. Payment can be made online via paypal to: Coyne4now@aol.com  Please choose friends and family so no fees are incurred. If you want to pay in person, you can bring cash the day of the class.

AGES:  8 and Up (This is open to kids AND adults!!! )

FOR MORE INFO: Please contact Wendy at gogreenwithwendy@gmail.com

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2-3D DIGITAL FABRICATION

WHAT:  Home School Makerspace Creative Time with Terrence Scott Cooper. Learn how to use the Laser Cutter and 3D printer in our Innovation Center. Create gears, animal sculptures and other three dimensional objects. Materials are provided.

WHEN: Tuesdays, January 16-February 13

TIME: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

WHERE:  Abington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046

COST: $125/$115 members; early registration discount -$10 off each class (enter EARLY in discount code box by 1/4/2018); sibling discount -$5 per child (must register by phone at 215-887-4882 extension 100 to receive this discount)

AGES: 7-12

FOR MORE INFO: to register click Innovation Center Info;  or contact Marge Horner with questions  mhorner@abingtonartcenter.org