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Saturday, May 18th, 2024

Virginia Museum of History & Culture in Richmond, Virginia

Why join us at unConvention?

  • Network with other homeschoolers. The [un]Convention is a great opportunity to meet other homeschoolers from Virginia and the surrounding area. You can share tips and resources, make new friends, and find support for your homeschooling journey.
  • Learn from experts. The [un]Convention will feature a variety of workshops and speakers on a wide range of homeschooling topics. You can learn about different homeschooling philosophies, curriculum options, and practical tips for making homeschooling work for your family.
  • Find resources for your homeschool. The [un]Convention will have a vendor hall with a variety of homeschooling resources, including curriculum, books, and supplies. You can also find information about homeschooling support groups, co-ops, and other homeschooling options in Virginia.
  • Have fun! The [un]Convention is a great opportunity for families to have fun together. There will be a variety of activities for all ages, including games, crafts, and entertainment.
  • Get support and encouragement. Homeschooling can be a challenging but rewarding experience. The [un]Convention is a great place to get support and encouragement from other homeschoolers. You can also learn about how to overcome challenges and find joy in homeschooling.
  • and MORE!

Home Education is the unConventional Education!

Home education is the unConventional way to educate our children, and VaHomeschoolers is here with the resources and support you need to make your home education journey successful!

Interested in participating at the VaHomeschoolers 2024 unConvention?

We’d love to hear from you! Please fill out our Vendor Application

Julie Bogart sitting in a black wicker chair, in a white suit, with a cup of coffee smiling warmly at the camera
Julie Bogart
Michelle McCarthy in a red sweater leaning against a post with her arms crossed and smiling
Michelle McCarthy
Alycia Wright
Nasiyah Isra-Ul Headshot
Nasiyah Isra-Ul
Jeanne Faulconer
Catina Sweedy
Catina Sweedy
Sherry Wolfe
Darren Jones

2024 unConvention Schedule

Robins Family Forum

10:15 am Alycia Wright, M. Ed.: Stories of US, Crafting Inclusive Homeschooling Experiences with Diverse Books

11:30am Michelle McCarthy: Yes!! You Can Homeschool Your Child with Special Needs

1:30pm Julie Bogart: The Brave Learner

3:15pm Nasiyah Isra-Ul: Tips From a Homeschool Grad

Byrd Meeting Room

10:15 am Sherry Wolfe: Homeschooling Highschool Without Loosing Your Mind

11:30am Julie Bogart: Brave Learner Workshop

3:15pm Darren Jones: Gameschooling: How Games Can Improve Your Homeschool

Lacy Meeting Room

10:15 am Catina Sweedy: What is Unschooling and How It Can Work for You

11:30am – 3pm Unplugged Cafe: Board Game Exploration

3:15pm Jeanne Faulconer: Let Your House Do The Homeschooling

Halsey Family Hall

10am – 5pm Vendor & Exhibit Hall

Reynold's Leadership Center

10am – 5pm Used Resource Sale

*Museum Exhibits Available to all Registered all day

Vendor Hall full of Resources

Looking for unique products, innovative services, and exciting opportunities? Look no further than our vendors and exhibitors section! We are proud to host a diverse range of companies who are eager to showcase their offerings and connect with you.

From established industry leaders to up-and-coming startups, our vendors and exhibitors offer a variety of products and services to inspire you!

Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:

We love (with a heart for the 'o') our volunteers!

Our Volunteers have the Most Fun!

Join the team of volunteers that help make the VaHomeschoolers the amazing and inclusive event it is!

Half day volunteers receive a warm thank you including full day registration and lunch on us!

Want to join our team? We’d love to hear from you!