2012 Conference – Registration Now Open!

VaHomeschoolers 2012 Conference and Resource Fair

The Cultural Arts Center
Glen Allen, Virginia
March 23-24, 2012

This year we come to Excite, Enliven, and Empower! Our featured speakers are guaranteed to get you excited! Add to that, phenomenal sessions with something for everyone…from the practical “how-tos” to sessions on teens, homeschool approaches, learning styles and so much more! You won’t want to miss it!

Click above for more information and to register online.

EXCITE // 2012 Featured Speakers

Julie Bogart of Brave Writer Ed Zaccaro, author of 25 Real World Math Investigations and Becoming a Problem Solving Genius Bil Lepp award winning storyteller and recording artist of story collections such as Mayhem Dressed Like an Eight Point Buck.

ENLIVEN // Family Programs

Don’t leave the kids at home! Join us for non-stop fun and family entertainment: 

  • Travel to the Galapagos Islands with Barefoot Puppet Theatre
  • Freeze Up with The Virginia Air and Space Center’s Cryogenics show
  • Join Tim Fite for an Open Acoustic Jam Session
  • Get Wild with the Green Adventure Project’s live animal presentation
  • Laugh Yourself Silly with Side-Splitting Stories from Bil Lepp

EMPOWER // Sessions and Panels

  • Unlocking the Right-Brained Learner
  • E-valuations and Blogfolios
  • Community College Connection
  • Starting a Homeschool Robotics Club
  • Homeschool Help Desk
  • Collaborative Learning Process
  • Challenging Children Through the Study of Real World Algebra
  • Natural Stages of Growth in Writing
  • Developing Critical Thinking
  • Making Machines and More
  • Enhancing Your Curriculum with Storytelling
  • …and plenty more new and exciting sessions!

More Information

Registration Book

All current VaHomeschoolers members will receive a 2012 Conference Registration Book with their January-February VaHomeschoolers Voice, due in the mail any day now.

In the Registration Book you will find all the information you need–session descriptions, speaker bios, schedule and registration information. Fair warning, it won’t be easy to choose from the great line-up that is waiting for you!

Don’t want to wait? Download a copy now!

Conference Volunteers

We’re looking for volunteers to be a part of the Conference Volunteer Team. VaHomeschoolers is an all-volunteer organization and many hands are needed to make the conference a success.   The volunteer staff was amazing last year, so let’s do it again in 2012!  Adult and teen volunteers are welcome–click below to find out more.

Used Resource Sale

Do you have curriculum or other homeschool treasures that you’re no longer using? We’ll take them off your hands!  Email us at usedresourcesale@vahomeschoolers.org to arrange a drop off/pick up of the materials.

Exhibit Halls

Would you like to see your favorite curriculum, resource provider, or field trip destination in our vendor marketplace? Ask them to email vendors@vahomeschoolers.org today!

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