Homeschool Items – March 5, 2014

Posted on Mar 1 2014 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 CollegePlus Program: “What’s Your Plan?” – Newport News – March 7
1.2 Homeschool Science Fair – Manassas – March 8
1.3 Homeschool Days at Jamestown and Yorktown Victory Center – Williamsburg and Yorktown – March 8-16
1.4 Classical Conversations Meetings – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates

 

1.1 CollegePlus Program: “What’s Your Plan?” – Newport News – March 7

Community Bible Church
633 Harpersville Road
Newport News, VA

Friday, March 7, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There is no charge; free childcare is available. Casual dress is appropriate; refreshments will be provided. Registration is requested.

Planning for college and beyond is critical to ensure that a young person thrives and does not burn out. This promotional talk will teach you how CollegePlus helps young people plan for college and beyond and helps them earn their degree at an affordable price! Come hear Jonathan Brush speak about planning and launching into life.

See the website for more information, or contact Andrew O’Dorisio at 757-951-7001 or odorisio.andrew@gmail.com.

https://cp-newportnews.eventbrite.com

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1.2 Homeschool Science Fair – Manassas – March 8

Manassas Church of the Brethren
10047 Nokesville Road
Manassas, VA

Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No charge for admission to view the exhibits.

Home Organization of Parent Educators (HOPE) invites you to come to their annual homeschool science fair to view and learn from all the exhibits entered by this year’s competitors.

See the website for more information. Click on “calendar” in the left sidebar.

www.homeschool-life.com/va/hopehs

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1.3 Homeschool Days at Jamestown and Yorktown Victory Center – Williamsburg and Yorktown – March 8-16

Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA

Yorktown Victory Center
200 Water Street
Yorktown, VA

Saturday, March 8 through Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $12/person; $5/craft activity for theme tours. Children ages three and under are free. Included in the cost are unlimited general admission to each of the two facilities during the homeschool special, the opportunity to pre-register for optional student hands-on classroom programs or a family guided tour of the museums’ outdoor living-history areas. Register by 5 p.m. three days before the scheduled program or tour in which you are interested (during the regular homeschool portion of the program).

Homeschool families can enjoy history lessons at Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia, and the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, with special admission and hands-on programs and family tours available March 8 through 16.

Ninety-minute, family theme tours with classroom activities–“Coats of Arms” at Jamestown and “Uniforms, Art, and War” at the Yorktown–are available for an additional fee.

Based on space availability, students can enroll in one of four programs at each museum, according to grade level from preschool through twelfth grade. See the website for program descriptions and details.

Also included is admission to Jamestown Settlement’s annual “Military Through the Ages” (MTA) on March 15 and 16, featuring hundreds of re-enactors depicting centuries of military history. One could spend all of both days and not see all the encampments. See the second link to learn more about MTA.

See the websites for more information and to register, or contact Group Reservations at 757-253-4939 or group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov.

www.historyisfun.org/homeschool-program.htm

www.historyisfun.org/military-through-the-ages.htm

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1.4 Classical Conversations Meetings – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates

Monday, March 10, 2014 – Chesapeake, VA (Great Bridge)
Monday, March 17 – Chesapeake, VA (Greenbrier)
Tuesday, March 18 – Virginia Beach, VA
Other March dates are anticipated.

RSVP for location details; meetings are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Meetings are free and open to anyone who is interested in Classical Conversations (CC), whether homeschooling now or not.

See the website for more information about Classical Conversations; for the Hampton Roads locations contact Patsy Couch at 757-630-5634 or mcouch@classicalconversations.com.

Meetings are also scheduled for
Friday, March 21, 2014 – New Kent, VA
Tuesday, March 25 – Charles City, VA
Thursday, March 27 – Toano/Norge, VA
Friday, March 28 – Croaker, VA

See the website for more information about Classical Conversations; for late March locations, contact Melissa St. Mary at mstmary@classicalconversations.com or 804-306-0751.

www.classicalconversations.com

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