Homeschool Items – October 17, 2012

Posted on Oct 13 2012 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Sully Plantation Homeschool Day – Chantilly – First Reservation Deadline Is October 19
1.2 PACE Parent Meeting: Raising Real Men – Culpeper – October 25
1.3 Christian College Fair – Norfolk – November 1

 

1.1 Sully Plantation Homeschool Day – Chantilly – First Reservation Deadline Is October 19

Sully Historic Site
3650 Historic Sully Way
Chantilly, VA

Monday, October 22 or 29, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $10/child; includes all stations and some take home activities); $5/adult. Large and small groups, as well as individuals, are welcomed. Bring a lunch and picnic on the grounds if you wish. Call for required reservations by October 19 for the program on October 22; reserve by October 26 for the program on October 29.

Homeschoolers will visit stations focusing on fall harvest activities, games, outbuilding tours, crafts (making corn husk dolls and candle dipping). Because October is Archaeological month, students will learn and use the methods and techniques used by archaeologists. These hands-on fun and learning activities are designed to enrich the understanding of late 18th century life in Fairfax County.

Call 703-437-1794 for further information and to reserve your spot!

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1.2 PACE Parent Meeting: Raising Real Men – Culpeper – October 25

Culpeper Christian Assembly
16144 Bradford Road
Culpeper, VA

Thursday, October 25, 2012, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free and open to interested parents; a love offering will be taken.

Hal and Melanie Young, authors of Raising Real Men–the Christian Small Publishers Association 2011 Book of the Year–and speakers at the 2012 HEAV convention, will be coming to Piedmont Area Christian Educators (PACE). The Youngs have six real boys and two real girls and two decades of homeschooling experience. They are sought-after conference speakers who routinely draw standing-room-only crowds with their mix of uniquely entertaining banter and practical, powerful Scriptural principles.

See the first website for more information about PACE; see the second link for more about the Youngs’ ministry. Contact PACE at pacehomeschoolinfo@gmail.com for other questions.

www.homeschool-life.com/va/pace

www.raisingrealmen.com


1.3 Christian College Fair – Norfolk – November 1

Norfolk Christian Schools
255 Thole Street
Norfolk, VA

Thursday, November 1, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free.

Meet with representatives of Christian colleges who will answer questions for potential applicants. Share the website with friends and homeschoolers elsewhere.

See the website for more useful college and Christian college fair information; contact Diane Jolley at djolley@norfolkchristian.org or 757-423-5770.

http://myblueprintstory.com

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