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Upcoming

Super Science Cyber School Day
(open to ALL homeschoolers) 

WHAT: Super Science Cyber School Day Featuring WXPN Producer Robert Drake. During National School Choice Week.  Cyber school and homeschooled students of all ages—starting as young as prekindergarten—can enjoy a full day of fun, hands-on science workshops!

WHEN: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

TIME: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Schedule:

10 a.m.–11 a.m.: Morning Networking Hour and Registration – Meet other parents, guardians, and administrators.
11 a.m.–Noon: School Pep Rally! WXPN kick-off in the Auditorium. Send in your school banner, wear your school colors, and be ready to show your school pride.
Noon–4 p.m.: Fun science activities, hands-on experiments, and specimen touch tables throughout the building!
1 p.m.: Auditorium Live Animal Show
2 p.m.: Auditorium Story time With Marty the Moose
3 p.m.: Auditorium Live Animal Show

ALL DAY: Stop by the Resource Fair in the Commons and learn about Cyber Schools. Meet their teams and other guardians and students.

WHERE: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University  1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

COST: $7 per student and adult,  Click here to purchase tickets.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: contact Lisa Willis at lkw44@drexel.edu, or click HERE for the website.

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Homeschool Bowling

WHAT: Homeschool bowling is starting back up again. It is a great indoor phys ed activity for the winter.

WHEN: Fridays (February 2nd to May 18th, excluding Good Friday)

TIME: from 1-2:30 pm

WHERE: Thunderbird Lanes in Warminster, PA.

COST: Can’t beat only $5 (including shoes!) for an hour and half of bowling.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  contact Lisa Boyle at LMBMommyof4@comcast.net

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Don’t forget to check out the Classes and Discounts page for ongoing classes geared specifically for homeschoolers! 

And THIS PREVIOUS POST about indoor winter activities!!!! 

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MLK Day 2018

Martin Luther King Day is this coming Monday, January 15th. How do you remember Dr. King? Do you serve? Visit a museum? Read some books about his life? Watch a documentary? Leave a comment about  how you learned about his life and legacy or how you incorporate Dr. King into your homeschool.

 

There are a few museums that offer FREE ADMISSION
for Martin Luther King Day!

Here are a few that I have found:

Benjamin Franklin Museum  FREE January 13-15

Philadelphia Orchestra MLK Tribute Concert  FREE but ticket required

National Museum of American Jewish History FREE family event

African American Museum in Philadelphia  FREE Friday Jan 12, $2 entrance for Jan. 13-15

Eastern State Penitentiary FREE Saturday-Monday

Constitution Center FREE parts of the museum, also things online for at home use

National Liberty Museum pay as you wish

Woodmere Art Museum FREE

Philadelphia Art Museum free AFTER pay as you wish

Please Touch Museum activities for MLK Day included with admission

 

 

There are many ways to serve and volunteer for
Martin Luther King Day this year!

Here are just a few that I have come across:

Greater Philadelphia MLK Day of Service Here’s a great listing of sites that are offering service opportunities

Awbury Arboretum   Martin Luther King Day of Service
Monday, Jan. 15, 9am-1pm

The Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is the largest King Day event in the nation!  Awbury Arboretum joins Global Citizen, which promotes year-round volunteer service and civic engagement, in gathering volunteers for a special day of service.  This year we have two projects:

  1.  Volunteers will work together to lay woodchip trails in the newly restored Wingohocking watershed spring area and current wetlands location at the arboretum.
  2.  Meanwhile, our teen volunteers will learn and use woodworking skills to rebuild a tool shed in our Agricultural Village.

Hot soup lunch is included! Questions?  Contact Volunteer Coordinator Leslie Cerf at (215) 205-6561.

Historic Fair Hill Burial Ground  Martin Luther King Day of Service
Monday, Jan. 15

Historic Fair Hill Burial Ground, 2900 Germantown Avenue

Outdoor Clean up, remembering Dr. King, reading his writing, bonfire, hot chocolate.
Info: 215-870-8348
I have also seen some adds for other environmental centers that are holding events. Check out your favorite one to see if they have anything!

And because it falls on the same day… 
here’s a reminder, don’t forget to go skating!!!! 

 

AWANA Family Skate Night 

WHAT: Come join Lawnadale Baptist Church and friends for their annual Skate Night.

WHEN: Monday, January 15 (Martin Luther King Day)

TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM

WHEREPalace 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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Teen Togethers this Friday

Do you have an older homeschooler? Come meet up with some other tween/teens Friday January 12th!!!

The cold has forced us inside but we still crave some moving around.  Despite my goal to make the Teen Togethers a cost-free event this month we’re venturing to SkyZone (9490 Blue Grass Rd., Philadelphia – near Grant and Roosevelt).  The day is also a change from our normal 2nd Thursday time slot but I’m accommodating SkyZone hours and hopefully be able to allow more families who have busy daytime schedule to attend.

Here’s the event info:
What:  Teen Togethers (13+ geared but all are welcome)
When:  Friday, January 12th from 3-4pm
Cost:  $13 for 30 minutes jump time
           $17 for 60 minutes jump time
           SkyZone socks are required ($3-5 per pair unless you already bring a pair)
Waiver:  fill out waiver in advance on their website or on-site
More info at SkyZone.com/philadelphia.
Please contact April Dawson at   ummadam3@gmail.com to rsvp, ask questions or reach out about this group!
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Opportunities for Homeschool Science Fairs

Why enter a Homeschool Science Fair? 

A science fair gives homeschool students the opportunity to experiment using the scientific method, to practice their writing and oral presentation skills, to observe other students’ experiments and to compete (or not- see Greater Phila. H.S. Fair)  with other students in the area of science.  Plus, it’s fun!

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19th Annual Greater Philadelphia
Homeschool Science Fair

WHAT: The GPHSF is open to any K-12 homeschooler in the Greater Philadelphia region—we have had students enter from 13 counties in four states, so living in Philly/DelCo is not a requirement.

WHEN
: February 10, 2018

WHERE
: Springton Lake Presbyterian Church  3090 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

AGES
: K-12

COST
: $8 non refundable fee

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click HERE. The deadline for registration is January 10 for general projects. Please check out project restrictions which has an earlier deadline. 
Because several parents have questioned the necessity of competition and judging, we have created a “non-judged” category of the GPHSF. Students may enter projects to be displayed at the GPHSF but will not have to be interviewed by judges.
If you would rather not enter this year: we welcome visitors to the GPHSF, and there is no entrance fee. Visitors are also welcome starting at 9:00 a.m. as long as you do not disturb students who are being judged. Check out this page for more information on visiting. FREE!!  This program would make an excellent field trip!

 

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In grades 6-12 and considering competing further than the homsechool fairs?
Check out this page for more information: Advanced Competition

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Chester County Homeschool Science Fair

WHEN:  Saturday, January 20, 2018  

WHERE: Oscar Lasko YMCA (on Chestnut St. in West Chester)

FOR WHOM:  The CCHSF is open to all homeschooled students, grades K-12.  For Chester County residents 4th grade and up, it is the gateway fair to the bigger science fairs.  That is, by the CCIU rules, in order to enter the Chester County Science Research Competition, homeschooled students must first compete in the CCHSF.

COST: FREE!!

Registration Forms MUST be submitted by Sunday, December 31, 2018

All participants receive ribbons.  There are prizes for outstanding projects. There will also be some science activities/demonstrations to participate in or watch when you are not talking to the judges.

For More Information and Registration:  Check out the CCHS Science Fair

Need an extra resource? Check out Western Chester County Science Fair Club Blog

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George Washington Carver Science Fair

Open to students grades 4-12, in the City of Philadelphia. This includes private, charter, public, Catholic, homeschool, and virtual students.

AGES: students in grades 4-6

WHEN: Tuesday, February 20-Wednesday, Feb. 22; Awards Program Friday, March 2nd.

WHERE:  Academy of Natural Science of Drexel University

AGES: students in grades 7 -12

WHEN: Monday, March 5-Wednesday, March 7; Awards Program March 23, 2017

WHERE: Temple University Aramark STAR Complex

COST: FREE!

Registration DEADLINE:  Complete online registration and mail completed Application and form by Friday, January 12, 2018. To find registration and application forms, click here: Registration and Application links

FOR MORE INFO:  Carver Science Fair

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Homeschoolers: Build a Rube Goldberg Machine

The Philly Contraption Contest was formerly known as the Philadelphia Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. Elementary school, middle school and high school students from the Philadelphia region will compete to build the best Rube Goldberg-style machine that accomplishes the assigned task: Water a plant.

What is a Rube Goldberg machine?  It’s a machine similar to the game “Mousetrap” that was popular when I was little.  Basically it is a machine that uses lots of funny, complicated, and clever steps to perform a very simple task.  Mythbusters created a RubeGoldberg Machine on one of their Christmas episodes.  You can check out their machine by clicking on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCYg_gz4fDo

Here are the details for the contest:

WHAT:  Philly Contraption Contest:  the task is play a musical instrument? Which musical instrument? Any musical instrument whatsoever that you can get into the venue and that fits inside the space allotted, from a timpani to a banjo to a kazoo to a trombone to a Moog synthesizer.
The event is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:  Regina Angelorum Academy 105 Argyle Road in Ardmore

WHEN:  Saturday, April 14, 2018

CATEGORIES:

  • High School Division
  • Middle School Division  (Grades 4-8)

TEAM SIZE:  Each team must have at least 3 members, a maximum of 12 members.

REGISTRATION BEGINS:  Now!  Registration is currently open.

REGISTRATION FEEFREE!!!

PRIZES:  Cash prizes and other awards

FOR MORE INFO:  Please click on this site: Contraption Contest or their Facebook Page

TO REGISTERPhilly Contraption Registration

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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!!

 

WinterPlaydateFlier (1)

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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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Focus Groups Need Homeschool Input!

Free Library Survey

I received this email and thought I would pass it along to you all,
if you would like to participate.

     My name is Elizabeth Kenny, and I am the School-Age and Outreach Coordinator in the Youth Services and Programs office of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Currently, the Free Library is looking to increase the services and programs we provide for homeschool students and their caregivers. To further this goal and ensure we are moving in the right direction, we would like to organize a focus group for homeschool caregivers. If this is something you would be interested in participating in, please complete the following survey: https://goo.gl/forms/Y3NazsVP3JoVhrYn2. Also, please forward this email to anyone else you know might be interested.

Once we have gathered contact information for a small group of interested participants for this this focus group, we will work to schedule a convenient time for caregivers.

Thank you!

Liz

Elizabeth Kenny
School-Age & Outreach Coordinator
Parkway Central Library
Youth Services and Programs
1901 Vine Street | Rm 5
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
215-686-5372 | Fax: 215-686-5374
kennye@freelibrary.org | www.freelibrary.org

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Museum of the American Revolution
Focus Group & Survey

Again, another email I am sharing with you all, if you would like to join.

Greetings All,

Thank you again for your interest in participating in a focus group to help the Museum of the American Revolution plan useful digital interactives for 5th grade students and teachers.

We are excited to say that we have rescheduled the focus group for Tuesday, December 12th. 

From 6 – 7:30pm, we’re looking for both classroom and homeschooling educators to give us your opinions on our digital interactives. From 7:45 – 9pm, we are asking any educators who have previously brought students to the museum to share your thoughts on the best/most important/most interesting stories from our exhibit as a whole.

Refreshments will be provided and all participants will receive a $25 gift card. Any who stay for Part II will receive an additional gift.

To RSVP, please email the following to education@amrevmuseum.org:

Name
School / District (if a classroom educator)
Homeschooling Association Affiliations (if a homeschooling educator)
Grades taught
Subjects taught
Best # to reach you at

Please feel free to share this opportunity with friends and colleagues – we are looking for as many opinions as we can get!
Also, if you have not already, please fill out our survey – it only takes 10 minutes and 1 lucky respondent will win a $100 gift card! http://bit.ly/2BKu8HO

Thank you,

Adrienne G. Whaley
Manager of School Programs and Partnerships
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 267.579.3992
awhaley@amrevmuseum.org
http://www.AmRevMuseum.org