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Summertime Schooling in Central Virginia

Posted on Aug 12 2014 by admin

A Things to Do and Places to Go around the Commonwealth Series – Part 2 – Central VA Let’s start this part of the series with a summertime tip – be sure to take it easy. Even if it’s just for a little while, take a few minutes, sit down, and relax. Let’s take a […]

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Summertime Schooling in Eastern Virginia

Posted on Jul 22 2014 by admin

A Things to Do and Places to Go Around the Commonwealth Series – Part 1 Eastern Virginia by Michelle Crooker One of the great things about homeschooling is that homeschoolers can plan to take trips when other kids are back in school.  Lines are shorter and prices tend to be lower. But, what to do during […]

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Frontier Culture Museum

Posted on Feb 13 2014 by admin

Spring Homeschool Day An HEAV-Sponsored Event! Location: 1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, Virginia Date: Friday, May 2, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $3/student; $5/adult, if preregistering; $5/student; $7 adult, when purchased at the door Registration: Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.frontiermuseum.org, or call the Visitor Center at 540-332-7850. Preregistration deadline: April […]

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Virginia Museum of the Civil War Day

Posted on Jan 27 2014 by admin

An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost (special rates for homeschoolers): $3/person, ages six to adult Registration: Register by calling 866-515-1864 or by visiting the website at http://www2.vmi.edu/museum/nm/index.html. Registration opens January 13, 2014. Space is limited, so register early. Description: […]

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Northern Neck History and Culture Day

Posted on Jan 27 2014 by admin

An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster Date: Friday, May 2, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: There is no fee for the program, but preregistration is required. Download the form here. Registration: Preregister by March 21, 2014 Description: Museums, historic sites and parks located within and around the Northern neck […]

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Amazement Square Homeschool Day 2014

Posted on Jan 27 2014 by admin

An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $9/adult, $11/student, grades pre-k – eight Registration: No registration needed Description: Admission includes lunchroom space (Amazement Square does not provide lunch) and a day full of science experiments; art lessons; interactive lessons within our nationally […]

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Virginia Living Museum Homeschool Day 2014

Posted on Jan 27 2014 by admin

RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW The new date is Friday, March 7, 2014. Virginia Living Museum Homeschool Day  An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard,. Newport News Date: Friday, March 7, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $12/adult; $7 child, ages 3-18, for self-guided visit. Registration: Preregistration is required no later than […]

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Snapology – Should Field Trips Be for Fun or Education?

Posted on Oct 22 2013 by admin

by Michelle Crooker At Snapology, you get the best of both worlds—fun and education. Snapology was started by two mothers who also happen to be sisters. Laura and Lisa Coe decided to combine their knowledge and love of science, math, sales, and technology to create centers that offer enriching classes and camps to kids. How […]

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A Day of History

Posted on Oct 15 2013 by admin

A sunny, fall day was a fantastic backdrop for the 1,101 homeschoolers who attended Homeschool Day at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton last Friday (October 4)! Enjoy the slideshow below! Share/Bookmark

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The Natural Bridge

Posted on Aug 26 2013 by admin

Homeschool Recognition Day An HEAV-Sponsored Event!  Location: Natural Bridge, Virginia Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Cost: $15/student Description: Visit this national historic landmark on a day designed just for home educators! Explore the Natural Bridge and caverns and the “Butterflies at the Bridge.” Discover the  authentic Monacan Indian Village exhibit.  Walk through history in the […]

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Homeschool Items – May 15, 2013

Posted on May 12 2013 by admin

1.1 Tri-Cities Home Educators Used Curriculum Sale – Colonial Heights – May 23 1.2 Free: New Charlotte Mason Magazine – Online – Current Issue Available Now 1.3 The Teaching Home – End-of-School-Year Activities 1.4 Classical Conversations Information Meetings – Multiple Locations and Dates 1.5 CHESS Open Registration for New Families – Centreville – May 30-August […]

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Homeschool Items – May 8, 2013

Posted on May 5 2013 by admin

1.1 Home School to College Workshop with Dr. Ellen Fithian – Newport News – May 20 1.2 Grace Homeschool Used Curriculum Sale – Burke – May 17 1.3 CHESS Homeschool Classes – Centreville – May 21 1.4 Teaching Home: Getting the Most from Homeschool Events   1.1 Home School to College Workshop with Dr. Ellen […]

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Homeschool Items – May 3, 2013

Posted on Apr 28 2013 by admin

1.1 Colonial Poetics and Rhetoric Club Information Meeting – Yorktown – Register by May 13 1.2 Used Curriculum Sale and Homeschool Community Resource Fair – Richmond – May 16 1.3 Lynchburg Museums Homeschool Day – Lynchburg – May 22 1.4 Article: Sam Blumenfeld on “How to Get the Most Out of Homeschool Conventions”   1.1 […]

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Homeschool Items – April 24, 2013

Posted on Apr 21 2013 by admin

1.1 CHANGE (formerly CHANCE) Co-op Moms’ Meeting – Louisa – May 5 1.2 Richmond Regional Used Curriculum Sale – Richmond – May 20   1.1 CHANGE (formerly CHANCE) Co-op Moms’ Meeting – Louisa – May 5 CHANGE Co-op (Meets at Louisa Baptist Church) 305 E. Main Street Louisa, VA Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 5 […]

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Homeschool Items – April 17, 2013

Posted on Apr 15 2013 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 […]

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Homeschool Items – April 11, 2013

Posted on Apr 7 2013 by admin

1.1 Workshop: “Successful Homeschooling: It CAN Be Done!” – Ripplemead – April 13 1.2 Acadamiacs: Learning Through Song – Virginia Beach – April 24 1.3 “Medieval Knights” Richmond Homeschool Prom – Mechanicsville – Register by May 4 1.4 Colonial Poetics and Rhetoric Club Information Meeting – Yorktown – Register by May 13   1.1 Workshop: […]

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Homeschool Items – April 8, 2013

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

1.1 CHESS Open House – Centreville – April 15 or 17 1.2 Article – Using Contests as Part of Your Curriculum   1.1 CHESS Open House – Centreville – April 15 or 17 Centreville Baptist Church 15100 Lee Highway Centreville, VA Monday, April 15, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or Wednesday, April 17, […]

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Homeschool Items – March 28, 2013

Posted on Mar 24 2013 by admin

1.1 Homeschool Day at Montpelier – Montpelier Station – April 1 1.2 Bricks 4 Kidz Homeschool Class – Richmond – Begins April 8 1.3 Field Trip Idea: Factory Tours   1.1 Homeschool Day at Montpelier – Montpelier Station – April 1 James Madison’s Montpelier 13384 Laundry Road Montpelier Station, VA Monday, April 1, 2013, from […]

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Homeschool Items February 13, 2013

Posted on Feb 10 2013 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 […]

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Homeschool Items – February 6, 2013

Posted on Feb 3 2013 by admin

1.1 American Mathematics Competition – Lexington – Register by February 12 1.2 Classical Conversations Meetings – Multiple locations – Multiple Dates 1.3 Common Soldier of the Civil War Homeschool Day – Richmond – Register by March 1 1.4 Irish Dance Lessons – Yorktown – Ongoing (Next Session Starts March 9)   1.1 American Mathematics Competition […]

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Homeschool Items – January 30, 2013

Posted on Jan 28 2013 by admin

1.1 Colonial Williamsburg Homeschooler Experience – Williamsburg – Best Prices by February 5 1.2 Andrew Pudewa Workshops – Chesterfield – Register by February 8 1.3 Jamestown Settlement – Yorktown Victory Center Homeschool Programs – Williamsburg and Yorktown – Best Price by February 8 1.4 REACH Homeschool Formal – Williamsburg – Best Price by February 10 […]

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Homeschool Items – January 23, 2013

Posted on Jan 20 2013 by admin

1.1 24th Annual Homeschool Science Fair – Manassas – Register by January 28 1.2 Classical Conversations Information Meeting – Virginia Beach – RSVP by January 28 1.3 Richmond Flying Squirrels Education Days – Richmond – Register by April (Space Limited) 1.4 The Teaching Home: “Learning How to Stay Well During Cold and Flu Season” 1.5 […]

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Isle of Wight Homeschool Day

Posted on Jan 19 2013 by admin

Isle of Wight County Museum An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 103 Main Street, Smithfield Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: The event is free, but registration is required. Registration: For more information, e-mail tneikirk@isleofwightus.net, or visit www.historicisleofwight.com. Description: Take a progressive tour of various sites and experience a wide variety […]

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Homeschool Items – January 16, 2013

Posted on Jan 13 2013 by admin

1.1 The Virginia Living Museum Homeschool Day – Newport News – Registration Deadline is January 28 1.2 Annual Tornado Drill - Statewide – March 12 1.3 Ways to Demonstrate Learning Besides Traditional Tests   1.1 The Virginia Living Museum Homeschool Day – Newport News – Registration Deadline is January 28 Virginia Living Museum 524 J Clyde Morris Boulevard […]

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Homeschool Items – January 9, 2013

Posted on Jan 6 2013 by admin

1.1 Great Neck Variety Sports Day – Virginia Beach – January 25 1.2 Homeschool Series: Beach Combing – Baltimore, MD – Register by January 28 1.3 Constitutional Law – Online – January 28 through June 3 1.4 Winter Animal Adaptations and Survival Program – Wallops Island – January 28 through 30 and February 4 through […]

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Homeschool Items – December 20, 2012

Posted on Dec 16 2012 by admin

1.1 Earth and Life Science Classes – Vienna – Begin January 16 1.2 Valiant Warrior Quilting – Purcellville – January 18 through 27 1.3 Centreville Homeschool Enrichment Support Services (CHESS) Classes – Centreville – Begin January 16 1.4 Homeschool Day at Riverbend Park – Great Falls – February 15 1.5 Discounted Lodging for Colonial Williamsburg […]

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Homeschool Items – December 12, 2012

Posted on Dec 8 2012 by admin

1.1 National Geographic Geography Bee – Richmond – Sign Up Now 1.2 Wonder of Worms Story Time – Williamsburg – January 7 and February 2, 2013 1.3 Puppets and More – Richmond – January 22, 2013 1.4 Homeschoolers’ Winter Coastal Ecology Course – Wallops Island – January 23 through 25, 2013   1.1 National Geographic […]

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Homeschool Items – December 6, 2012

Posted on Dec 1 2012 by admin

1.1 Cupcakes with the Curator – Smithfield – December 12 1.2 Free Answers in Genesis: Answers Conference – Williamsburg – Registering Now 1.3 Homeschool Swim Class – Mechanicsville – Begins in January 1.4 The Teaching Home Newsletter #298: Rejuvenate Your Home School   1.1 Cupcakes with the Curator – Smithfield – December 12 Isle of […]

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Homeschool Items – November 28, 2012

Posted on Nov 24 2012 by admin

1.1 Classical Conversations Open House – Chester – December 3 1.2 The Nutcracker Ballet – Multiple Locations – Begins December 7 1.3 Youth With A Mission Audio Book Special – Expires December 20 1.4 National History Bee – Online and at Multiple Venues – First Deadline Is December 23   1.1 Classical Conversations Open House […]

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Homeschool Items – November 14, 2012

Posted on Nov 11 2012 by admin

1.1 Free Lessons: The Persecuted Church – VOM Open Classroom – Ongoing 1.2 Washington, D.C. with Carolina Homeschoolers – Washington, D.C. – Register by January 20 1.3 Free Knowledge House Thanksgiving PDF   1.1 Free Lessons: The Persecuted Church – VOM Open Classroom – Ongoing The Voice of the Martyrs Open Classroom has free classes […]

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