Homeschool Items February 13, 2013

Posted on Feb 10 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Homeschool Day at Regent University – Virginia Beach – Register by February 19
1.2 Richmond Spirit Girls Varsity Soccer – Mechanicsville – Register by February 28
1.3 Nature Investigations – Multiple Locations – First Deadline Is March 3
1.4 Early Bird Registration: Generation Joshua iGovern East – Purcellville – Best Price by April 5
1.5 Aretè Christian Academy Open House – Mechanicsville – Register by April 9
1.6 The Teaching Home: Presidents Day and Black History Month

 

1.1 Homeschool Day at Regent University – Virginia Beach – Register by February 19

Library Auditorium
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA

Friday, February 22, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $15/high school student or parent; $12/each additional student or parent in a family. Lunch is included. Reserve your seat by February 19; space is limited.

High school students are invited to learn about Regent University and some hands-on technical subjects–and more. Students select one track from the four offered. Topics are Government, Law and Public Policy; Cinema, TV, and Theatre; Business Plan Scavenger Hunt and CSI Virginia Beach; and Animation and New Media. See the website for full descriptions. Parents may attend the two-part track titled “College Admissions and Financial Aid for the Homeschooled Student” (morning) and “Planning High School Curriculum/Evaluating Dual-Enrollment Options” (afternoon).

See the website for more information, or contact Tim Morse at tmorse@regent.edu or 757-352-4902.

www.regent.edu/acad/undergrad/admissions/events/government-day.cfm

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1.2 Richmond Spirit Girls Varsity Soccer – Mechanicsville – Register by February 28

Charlotte Acres
6356 Sledd Lane
Mechanicsville, VA

Monday, March 4, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (first practice). The season will run until May 24. Cost: $130/player (ages 13 through 18). There may be a sibling discount. The price includes participation in team practices and games, insurance, referees, uniform, awards, and tournaments. Register by the morning of Monday, February 28.

Registration is open for Richmond Spirit Girls Varsity Soccer, a homeschool team that competes in the VCAA against private school and other homeschool teams in the Richmond Area. Registration forms are available on their web site. Download, print, and mail in the forms to register.

See the website for more information, or contact the registrar at spiritvarsity@gmail.com.

http://spirit-athletics.com/vsoccer2.html

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1.3 Nature Investigations – Multiple Locations – First Deadline Is March 3

See the website for more information; to ask questions or to register, contact Education Coordinator Laura Beltran at Laura@natureinvestigations.com or 706-220-0980. Register by the morning of the day before the event, unless otherwise stated.

Nurturing Nature Walks for Preschoolers

Greenfield Park
International Parkway
Daleville, VA

Monday, March 4, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost: $3/child (ages three and up); free for adults and for children two and under. Register by the morning of Sunday, March 3.

Garst Mill Park
2599 Willowlawn Street
Roanoke, VA

Monday, March 11 or March 25, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost as above. Pre-registration is required.

Nature Investigations is offering outdoor exploratory walks for preschoolers. Through songs, movement, and our senses, young children will learn about the wonders of nature around them. These outdoor family programs are geared for ages three through five; however, younger (or older) siblings are welcome. Topics change every other week.

Listening to Frogs

Greenfield Park
International Parkway
Daleville, VA

Friday, March 8, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost: $5/person, adult or child (ages six and over only, please). Register by 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 7.

Walrond Park
6824 Walrond Drive
Roanoke, VA

Friday, March 22, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $5/person, adult or child (ages six and over only, please). The program repeats at half price on May 10 and 24.

On this evening stroll near wetlands and ponds, your family will listen for the frogs of the season. Learn about frog ecology and help gather scientific data for a national citizen project on frog surveys.

www.natureinvestigations.com

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1.4 Early Bird Registration: Generation Joshua iGovern East – Purcellville – Best Price by April 5

Patrick Henry College
1 Patrick Henry Circle
Purcellville, VA

June 2 through 8, 2013. Cost: $625 early-bird registration; $55 expedited processing fee will be added to registrations after May 10. A $75 discount is available for HSLDA member families and children of parents in full time ministry or active/retired military. The price includes transportation from the designated arrival airport to camp and back, lodging, food (17 meals–Sunday evening through Saturday morning), access to all activities, and a great time! GenJ iGovern East camp is open to any GenJ member between the ages of 14 and 17.

Campers will see and participate in our nation’s government and history. See the website for program details. Contact GenJ at 540-338-8608 or e-mail them via their contact form (second link) if you have questions.

www.generationjoshua.org/dnn/Experience/iGovern/iGovernEast/tabid/461/Default.aspx

www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1178103

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1.5 Aretè Christian Academy Open House – Mechanicsville – Register by April 9

Aretè Christian Academy
6502 Creighton Road
Mechanicsville, VA

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.; appointments are required. Register by 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9.

Aretè Christian Academy offers an opportunity to visit, learn more about their programs, and determine if the academy is right for your student. The academy provides middle- and high school level classes to supplement the parent-directed education of homeschooled children.

See website for more information about Aretè Christian Academy. To register and schedule an appointment, contact the registrar at areteinfo@comcast.net.

http://aretechristianacademy.webstarts.com/index.html

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1.6 The Teaching Home: Presidents Day and Black History Month

Find study ideas in this archived issue of the Teaching Home online magazine to enrich February with its celebrations of Presidents Day and Black History Month.

http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs158/1101229843312/archive/1112378085528.html

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