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Classical Conversations 3-Day Practicum

 

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 C.C. 3-Day Practicum

WHAT:  Please join together with other Eastern Pennsylvania homeschooling parents at our Cairn 2017 Parent Practicum. Join confident veterans and brand new homeschooling parents alike for three days of encouragement and inspiration as we seek to understand the classical model of education and learn how to apply it in Christian homeschooling. This year we will be digging deeper into understanding the art of relationships.


WHEN:
 Tuesday, June 6 – Thursday, June 8

WHO: parents at all stages of the homeschooling journey along with their children

COST: Student camps are offered at low cost for families attending together and parents attend FREE. Check out the website below for pricing according to age
 
WHERE:
 Cairn University 200 Manor Ave.  Langhorne, PA, 19047
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click Here and to register, or contact Marla Ashton at mashton@classicalconversations.com

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Coming Up!

Annual End of the Year Homeschool Hangout
at Wall Park 

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Homeschool Conferences

Upcoming 2017 Homeschool Conferences/Conventions

in PA, NJ, & NY

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 within a few hours of our wonderful city of Philadelphia.  Here’s some basic information for you:

1.  New York State LEAH Downstate Convention (Loving Education at Home)

When:  Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th (Just a few days away!)

Where:  First Baptist Church of Patchogue, 482 N. Ocean Ave.
Patchogue, Long Island, NY 11772

Cost: $50 per person; $55 per couple

Website: NYS LEAH Convention

Features:

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

2. PHAA (Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency)
High School at Home Conference

When:  Monday, April 24th

Where:  Bongiorno Conference Center, 430 Union Hall Rd., Carlisle PA 17013

Cost:   $35

Website: PHAA Conference

Features:

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

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

When:   Friday, June 2nd  & Saturday, June 3rd

Where:  Lancaster Convention Center  25 South Queen Street Lancaster, PA 17603

Cost:  $40 per person; $80 per family

Website: CHAP Conference

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall– Vendors
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Speakers
  • Information Workshops
  • Children’s Program
  • Teen Track
  • Homeschool Graduation
  • Support Group Information
  • Much More!

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

When:  Saturday, April 22nd

Where: Brookdale Community College, STUDENT LIFE CENTER
Conference & Catering Center 765 Newman Springs Road Lincroft, NJ 07738

Cost: $20 per person, $25 per couple early bird registration by April 1st

Website: ENOCH Conference

Features:

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

Hope this information has been helpful!

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Classical Conversations 3 Day Practicum (2016)

Classical Conversations’ 3 Day Practicum (2016)

Classical Conversations Homeschool Support Group will be having their 3 Day practicum here in Philly this week!   Here’s the details:

Practicum:

WHAT:  Classical Conversations’ 3 day practicum

WHERE:  Cairn University 200 Manor Ave Langhorne, PA 19047

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 14th – Thursday, June 16th

TIME:  8:45 am – 4pm

COST:  FREE for parents!

COST FOR CHILDREN:  $42 day camp

DETAILS:  Join veteran homeschooling parents for Classical Conversations’ signature event.  Their three day event of encouragement and inspiration is absolutely free for parents.  In it they seek to understand the classical model of education and learn how to apply it in Christian homeschooling.

While you learn, your children learn too! Economically priced day camps are available for students of all ages:

  • Ages 0 – 2: Nursery Camp
  • Ages 3 – 5:  Play Camp
  • Ages 6 – 8:  Geo Draw Camp
  • Ages 9 – 12: Introduction to Public Speaking Teaching Kids the Classics Camp* (Langhorne Location Only; June 9th -11th)
  • Ages 9 – 12: History: Heroes & Handiwork

Advance registration for student camps is required. Registration is now open.

PLEASE RSVP Rhonda Carnwath  (610) 989-0703.  Her email is: rondariets@juno.com

 FOR MORE INFO:  Please click on this website: https://www.classicalconversations.com/events/get-event/node/85557

Posted by Gwen Fredette on June 12th, 2016

 

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Upcoming Homeschool Conferences/Conventions 2016

Upcoming 2016 Homeschool Conferences/Conventions in PA, NJ, & NY

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 within a few hours of our wonderful city of Philadelphia.  Here’s some basic information for you:

1.  New York State LEAH Convention (Loving Education at Home)

When:  Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th (Just a few days away!)

Where:  First Baptist Church of Patchogue, 482 N. Ocean Ave, Patchogue, Long Island, NY

Website: http://www.leah.org/homeschooling-news/14th-annual-nys-downstate-leah-convention/

Features:

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

2. PHAA (Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency) High School at Home Conference

When:  Monday, April 18th

Where:  Bongiorno Conference Center, 430 Union Hall Rd., Carlisle PA 17013

Cost:   $35 if you register before April 1st

Website: http://www.phaa.org/conference.shtml

Features:

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

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

When:   Friday, May 13th  & Saturday, May 14th 2016

Where:  Pennsylvania Farm and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA

Cost:  $43 per person; $85 per family

Website: http://chaponline.site-ym.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=763010&group=

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall– Vendors
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Speakers
  • Information Workshops
  • Children’s Program
  • Teen Track
  • Homeschool Graduation
  • Support Group Information
  • Much More!

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

When:  Saturday, May 21st (One day only this year!)

Where: Calvary Assembly of God, 242 Shunpike Road , Springfield, NJ 07081

Cost: $15 per person, $20 per couple

Website: http://www.enochnj.org/index.php/2016convention/2016registration_details

Features:

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

Hope this information has been helpful!

Posted by Gwen Fredette on March 15th, 2016.

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Opportunity: Homeschooled Teens Who Like to Write

Opportunity:  Homeschooled Teen Writers

The Greater Philly Christian Writers’ Conference is coming soon!  They have a wonderful program for homeschooled teens.  If you have a teenager who likes to write, read on about this special event!

WHAT:  “2015 Teens Write” at the Greater Philly Christian Writers’ Conference

WHEN:  Thursday, July 30th, 10:00am to 6:00pm.

WHERE:  Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue Langhorne, PA 19047

COST: Cost is $55 if you register through July 22.  The cost is $65 after July 22nd.  This price includes “Pizza Feast” at lunch.  Additionally, homeschooled students receive a 35% discount!

DETAILS:  Teens have the opportunity to attend 9 different workshops lead by published authors and editors.  They will also have the opportunity to make a 15 minute appointment with an author or editor.

FOR MORE INFO:  Please click on this link for more information about the “Teens Write” program: http://philadelphia.writehisanswer.com/teenswrite

TO REGISTER:  Please click here:  http://philadelphia.writehisanswer.com/register

For more opportunities for homeschooled teens, including internships, classes, and special programs, click here: https://phillyhomeschool.wordpress.com/opportunities-homeschooled-teens/

Posted by Gwen Fredette, June 25th, 2015

 

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SEARCH Homeschool Conference Convention 2015

SEARCH Homeschool Conference Convention 2015

SEARCH’s annual homeschool conference is this Friday, June 19th.  Here’s the details:

What: SEARCH of PA (South Eastern ARea Christian Homeschoolers)

When:  Friday, June 19th (One day only this year!)

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

Cost:   $20

Website: http://www.searchofpa.org/

Features:

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

SEARCH is my favorite homeschool conference!  It’s the closest to Philly, and it 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!

Posted by Gwen Fredette on June 15th, 2015.

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Upcoming Homeschool Conferences & Conventions (2015)

Note: To find out about the Nationwide “PHB” HOMESCHOOL ART CONTEST, click  HERE:  https://phillyhomeschool.wordpress.com/2015/03/29/homeschool-art-contest-2015/

Entries must be postmarked by SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH, 2015!  

PHBART

 

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UPCOMING HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCES  in PA & NJ 2015

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 8th  & Saturday, May 9th 2015

Where:  Pennsylvania Farm and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA

Cost:  $45 per person; $75 per family

Website: http://www.chaponline.com/convention-general-info/

Features:

  • Exhibit Hall– Vendors
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Speakers
  • Information Workshops
  • Children’s Program
  • Teen Track
  • Homeschool Graduation
  • Support Group Information
  • Much More!

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

When:  Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th 2015

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

Cost: $40 per person, $50 per couple

Website: http://www.enochnj.org/index.php/2015convention

Features:

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

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

When:  Friday, June 19th (One day only this year!)

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

Cost:   $20

Website: http://www.searchofpa.org/

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 it 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!

Hope this information has been helpful!

Posted by Gwen Fredette on April 8th, 2015.