Homeschool Items – April 17, 2013

Posted on Apr 15 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Homeschool Indoor Rock Climbing Open House – Midlothian – Register by April 19
1.2 Cornerstone Community Homeschool Co-op Registration, Used Curriculum Sale, and Homeschool Forum! – April 23
1.3 Homeschool Consignment Sale – Annandale – Register to Sell by May 3
1.4 Swift Creek Home Educators Used Curriculum Sale – Midlothian – May 14
1.5 Classical Conversations Events – Multiple Locations and Dates

 

1.1 Homeschool Indoor Rock Climbing Open House – Midlothian – Register by April 19

Peak Experiences Indoor Rock Climbing Gym
11421 Polo Circle
Midlothian, VA

Friday, May 3, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $10/person (ages five through adult); no charge for non-climbers. The price includes necessary gear and staff member assistance. While it is possible to climb in long jeans, management recommends shorts and t-shirts. Register by 4 p.m., Friday, April 19 to participate.

Peak Experiences has hosted two sessions of homeschool indoor rock climbing with a summer class session beginning May 10. This open house will give you the opportunity to try indoor rock climbing at a no-obligation, reduced rate to determine if it’s right for you. Indoor rock climbing builds confidence, thinking skills, and offers family time too–parents are encouraged to try it!

See the website for more information about the facility; contact 804-263-5085 or jkjessen@comcast.net with questions and to register.

http://peakexperiences.com

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1.2 Cornerstone Community Homeschool Co-op Registration, Used Curriculum Sale, and Homeschool Forum! – April 23

Calvary Christian Church
14196 Ashland Road
Glen Allen, VA

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is no cost to attend the evening event; no childcare is available.

Cornerstone Co-op will have its final registration night for 2013-2014. Come meet the teachers and other families, browse the book sale, or participate in the forum discussions, “Beginning Homeschooling” at 7 p.m. and “Homeschooling through High School” at 8 p.m.

See the website for more about the organization; contact Julianne Condrey at

Administrator@cornerstonecommunityco-op.org for any questions.

http://cornerstonecommunityco-op.org

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1.3 Homeschool Consignment Sale – Annandale – Register to Sell by May 3

Capital Baptist Church
3504 Gallows Road
Annandale, VA

Friday, May 10, 2013, from noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. Register to sell by the morning of Friday, May 3.

Consignment sale featuring homeschool curriculum, all types of books, games, puzzles, video games, DVDs, and sporting goods; no clothing. Half-price sale on Saturday on all items. Sales are cash or check only.

For more information, contact Alison Koehnke to amkregistration@yahoo.com or 571-314-4697.

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1.4 Swift Creek Home Educators Used Curriculum Sale – Midlothian – May 14

Swift Creek Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall)
7511 North Spring Run Road
Midlothian, VA

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. No admission fee to shop. Non-SCHE members can rent a table for $5 each. To reserve a table, send a check payable to “SCHE” to: Lori Comstock, 14340 Sylvan Ridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23838. Spread the word to your homeschooling friends.

Contact Lori at loricomstock@yahoo.com or 804-893-2913 if you have questions.

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1.5 Classical Conversations Events – Multiple Locations and Dates

Information meetings will give an overview of the classical method of education and the Classical Conversations programs: Foundations (grades K4 through 6), Essentials (grades 4 through 6), and Challenge (grades 7 through 12). Classical Conversations provides classical academic support for homeschool families.

Chesapeake, VA

Tuesday, May 7, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Contact Mary Couch at 757-963-6979 or mkcouch@cox.net for location, other details, and to RSVP.

Gum Springs Library
Meeting Room C
24600 Millstream Drive
Stone Ridge, VA

Monday, May 13, 2013, from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Contact Tracy Yoder at mom2hanluke@gmail.com for information and to RSVP.

www.classicalconversations.com/event-calendar/monthcalendar/2013/05/16/0?state=48

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