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Homeschool Convention Registration!

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

HEAV is giving away a full, family registration–PLUS Teen Track and Children’s Program–in this awesome convention package! It includes all shopping (UCS & Exhibit Hall), workshops, keynote addresses by Mike Farris and Jeff Myers, tickets to one of the Duggars’ keynotes on Friday, Miracle Mountain Ranch Teen Track, and Children’s Program for immediate family members! […]

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BiblioPlan for Families Giveaway

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

Win an Ancient History Craft Book  AND a Medieval History Craft Book (e-books) filled with more than a hundred hands-on, fun activities and crafts to do with children in grades K-8 that are based on the Ancient or Medieval time periods. The books were created for the BiblioPlan for Families curriculum but is useful for […]

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Advent Film’s “Hero” DVD Giveaway!

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

  Advent’s 2013 film, Hero, is a powerful depiction of God’s desire to “turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers” by using baseball as an engaging backdrop. Win one of FIVE free copies of the DVD! Don’t miss producer George Escobar at the convention!     […]

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Bright Ideas Press Giveaway

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

WonderMaps software (download) is designed with easy-to-use layers that allow you to enjoy great customizable features with just a click. Select historical or modern-day maps; outline, reference, political, or topographical map; black-and-white or color maps; or features including: names, borders, rivers, cities, physical features, and graticules; WonderMaps includes 65+ maps of the world; 60+ maps […]

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Beginner In-the-Bag Pack

Posted on Mar 30 2013 by admin

Thinking about homeschooling now? Get off to a great beginning with this starter pack! Packet includes the Virginia Homeschool Manual, The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling, Choosing and Using Curriculum, and Five Love Languages for Children. You get a full-year HEAV membership and our 2012 black or red tote bag, too. Don’t miss the 30th Annual […]

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And We Have Winners!

Posted on Feb 20 2013 by admin

Thank you to everyone participated and made last night’s Facebook party and blog giveaway a success! And thanks also to our co-hosts–Diana Waring, Math-U-See, Apologia, and Master Books for partnering with us. It was a fantastic evening! (And don’t forget to check their blogs to see if you won anything there.) And now…the winners! (We […]

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BooksBloom Giveaway

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

BooksBloom is the family business of Gary and Jan Bloom–veteran homeschooling parents, avid readers, knowledgeable booksellers, and favorite homeschool conference exhibitors and speakers. This giveaway is for a $15 gift certificate to use in their booth (BooksBloom) at this year’s HEAV convention! Leave your comment below for a chance to win the BooksBloom giveaway. (Be […]

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BiblioPlan for Families Giveaway

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

Ancient History Craft Book (e-book) filled with more than a hundred hands- on, fun activities and crafts to do with children in grades K-8 that are based on the Ancient time period. The book was created for the BiblioPlan for Families curriculum but is useful for any Ancient History curriculum!   Leave your comment below […]

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Convention Registration Giveaway

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

HEAV is giving away a free convention registration! It includes all shopping (UCS & Exhibit Hall), workshops, keynote addresses by Mike Farris and Jeff Myers, and tickets to one of the Duggars’ keynotes on Friday! In addition to the Duggars, there are lots of great speakers–including Heidi St. John, Dianne Craft, Joel Salatin, Steve and […]

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Recon Giveaway

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

A Look Inside America provides an introduction to American culture by surveying the historical development of American values and holidays in school year order. It is a fun and easy read (about middle school level) and has vocabulary at the end of each article. It’s “the gift that keeps on giving all year long!” Leave […]

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KidsLoveTravel.com Giveaway

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

Kids Love Virginia: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring “Kid-Friendly” Virginia – 600 Fun Spots and Unique Stops (e-book or print) Are you looking for fun, “kid-tested” locations to visit with your children this summer? This is the e-book for you! Michele Zavatsky, “Family Travel Mom” and best-selling author of Kids Love Travel books, has […]

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IEW Giveaway

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

Linguistic Development Through Poetry Memorization (Book & CDs) Linguistic Development Through Poetry Memorization provides a system to reintroduce you and your children to a vital but often neglected source of powerful and sophisticated linguistic patterning available to children: memorized language, especially memorized poetry. This teaching tool includes a book with more than 75 complete poems, […]

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FREE Gift When You Register

Posted on Feb 19 2013 by admin

Get a fantastic FREE gift with every paid convention registration! We’ve been singing the praises of SchoolhouseTeachers.com–a membership site dedicated to providing a one-stop venue for curricula resources–for some time! And now, in honor of HEAV’s 30th anniversary, you’ll get to try it yourself for a full year–FREE!   Is it hard to believe? It’s […]

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IEW Writing Seminar

Posted on Feb 18 2013 by admin

The Institute for Excellence in Writing Presents SAT/ACT Essay Strategies Taught by Andrew Pudewa Thursday, June 6, 2013 Time: 1-5 p.m. Cost: $39/student $19/accompanying parent Get instruction and tips straight from Andrew Pudewa himself–no previous experience with IEW materials necessary! Improve your SAT or ACT scores by mastering the timed, 25-minute essay response. This hands-on […]

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Wow! Check Out These Giveaways!

Posted on Feb 16 2013 by admin

And the List Goes On…. You won’t want to miss a chance to win of these great prizes at the “Bounty of Blessings” Facebook party and blog giveaway, Tuesday, February 19 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. HEAV is teaming up with five 2013 Convention speakers to bring you fun-filled evening with GREAT prizes. Scroll […]

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Bounty of Blessings Facebook Party

Posted on Feb 8 2013 by admin

Convention Kickoff and Blog Giveaway! Tuesday, February 19, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Join us–along with our co-hosts (and 2013 convention speakers!)–for a fun, “Bounty of Blessings” celebration! HEAV is teaming up with a few fabulous 2013 convention speakers to bring you an incredible one-of a kind convention kickoff party! Apologia Math U See George […]

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A Bounty of Blessings Giveaway

Posted on Feb 6 2013 by admin

Valentine’s Day Special Win a copy of Love & Respect By Emerson Eggerichs Reviewed by Anne Miller Since, apparently, wives are the ones who purchase the marriage-help books, I’m addressing my review to my sisters in the Lord. Almost every teaching I’ve ever heard says husbands are to unconditionally love their wives as Jesus loves […]

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Convention Positions Available

Posted on Jan 13 2013 by admin

Want to get into the thick of things? We have a few key positions open for convention coordinators. Check them out to see if there is something that will fit your skills and talent!   Facility and Rentals Coordinator Now why did they put that table THERE? Have you ever wandered through the Convention Center […]

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The Convention Giveaway Winner!

Posted on Dec 31 2012 by admin

Congratulations to Betsy Jeffrey, the winner of a full, family convention registration AND two tickets to hear the Duggars! We had so much fun, and hope you did, too. Thanks to all who helped us bring in the new year by participating in the giveaway! We have a great convention planned for 2013–our anniversary year! […]

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It’s a Convention Giveaway … with the Duggars!

Posted on Dec 20 2012 by admin

  In honor of our 4000th Facebook “Like,” we are offering an awesome giveaway–a free convention registration WITH two tickets to hear our special guests, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, speak Friday morning at the convention! Comment on this post December 27 through December 30, 2012, for a chance to win. The 30th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention […]

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The Final Winner!

Posted on Nov 23 2012 by admin

We are thrilled to announce the final mystery guests for the 30th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention: Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar (plus four of their children!) Congratulations to Tonia, who guessed correctly and was chosen to win a full, family convention registration! Thank you for playing  “Guess the Speaker” and helping us gear up for […]

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Last Chance to Guess the Speaker

Posted on Nov 19 2012 by admin

We’re so excited about the speakers we have lined up for this year’s convention, Home Education–A Bountiful Harvest! Three families have already won free tickets to the convention June 6-8, 2013, and we’re giving you one more chance to play! Rumors are already flying: just which speaker have we chosen for the final mystery guest […]

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And We Have a Winner!

Posted on Nov 14 2012 by admin

Congratulations to Maria Nootbaar! Maria won a full, family ticket to the 2013 Virginia Homeschool Convention in June by guessing this week’s speaker. Working with his entire family on Polyface Farms in the Shenandoah Valley, Joel Salatin is a farmer, author, and speaker who brought optimism and energy to the organic farming industry with his […]

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Win a Convention Ticket – Third Clue!

Posted on Nov 12 2012 by admin

Ready to guess the third 2013 convention speaker? Here’s the clue: This speaker lives in a land of “many visages”–and he looks great in a ten-gallon hat.   Submit your guess by commenting below, or e-mail your guess to publications@heav.org, no later than midnight on Tuesday, November 13.  All those who guess correctly will be […]

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The Second Winner

Posted on Nov 7 2012 by admin

This week’s winner is Rhoda! Congratulations! We’re thrilled to announce that Jeff Myers, new president of Summit Ministries and the founder of Passing the Baton Ministries, is one of our keynote speakers for the 2013 Virginia Homeschool Convention. With endorsements from Christian leaders James Dobson, Josh McDowell, and Joel Belz–Jeff is, in the words of […]

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Second Speaker Clue

Posted on Nov 5 2012 by publicity

Ready to guess the second 2013 convention speaker?  Here’s the clue: This speaker has recently reached a “peak” in his career.   Submit your guess by commenting below, or e-mail your guess to publications@heav.org. The speaker will be announced in our weekly e-newsletter and on our Facebook page. All those who guessed correctly will be […]

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The First Winner!

Posted on Nov 1 2012 by admin

Congratulations to Jill Sherman, the winner of the 2013 convention ticket! Twelve of you were SO right! The speaker is Heidi St. John, best-selling author of The Busy Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Romance AND of the brand-new The Busy Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Daylight. We’re so excited she’s coming to the convention! Look for more […]

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First Speaker Clue

Posted on Oct 28 2012 by speaker

And now, the moment we’ve been waiting for! We’re so excited about the great speakers we have planned for the 30th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention in June. As promised, we’re giving you a chance to guess the identity of the first speaker and have a chance to win a convention ticket. Are you ready? Here […]

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Guess the Speaker

Posted on Oct 25 2012 by admin

Every year, rumors and guesses abound: Who are the speakers at the Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention in June? We’re so excited about the planned lineup!! Next year–2013–is our anniversary year, and we can’t wait, so we decided to have a little fun and a little giveaway, too! Over the next three weeks, beginning Monday, October […]

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How to Enjoy the State Convention

Posted on Jul 16 2012 by admin

If this is your first or second (or tenth!) homeschool convention, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the exhibit hall and the loooooong list of workshop choices. Here are a few helpful hints: What to do BEFORE the convention:   Pre-register, if possible. This will save you money, time, and stress. […]

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