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Pamplin Park Homeschool Days

Posted on Oct 23 2014 by admin

An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg Date: Friday, November 14, and Friday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $10.50/adult; $9/child age 6 to 18; children age 5 and under are free. Registration: To register, call the park at 804-861-2408; call toll free at 877-PAMPLIN; or send an email to: […]

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Summertime Schooling in Southwest Virginia

Posted on Sep 9 2014 by admin

A Things to Do and Places to Go around the Commonwealth Series – Part 4 – Southwest VA If you have been following my series of Summertime Schooling, that you will know that so far we have covered: Summer Time Schooling Part 1 – Summertime Schooling in Eastern Virginia Part 2 – Summertime Schooling in […]

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Summertime Schooling in Northern Virginia

Posted on Aug 26 2014 by admin

Things to Do and Places to Go around the Commonwealth Series – Part 3 – Northern VA Welcome back to Summertime Schooling Series. As the end of summer approaches, many people are thinking and planning for back to homeschool, and the same goes for us – but we’re not done yet with summertime. This is […]

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The Mariners’ Museum

Posted on Aug 25 2014 by admin

Homeschool Day An HEAV-Sponsored Event Location: 100 Museum Drive, Newport News Date: Friday, October 17, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: Before October 10: $12/member; $15/nonmember After October 10: $15/ member; $20/nonmember Ages five and under are free, and they may participate in activities with their older siblings. Registration: Register online here. For […]

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Frontier Culture Museum

Posted on Aug 25 2014 by admin

Fall Homeschool Day An HEAV-Sponsored Event!   Location: 1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, Virginia Date: Friday, October 3, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: Until October 1: $3/student and $5/adult if purchased in advance; $5/student and $7/adult if purchased at the door; free for children 5 and under. Registration: Tickets may be purchased in advance […]

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Luray Caverns

Posted on Aug 25 2014 by admin

Home Educators Week An HEAV-Sponsored Event!   Location:  101 Cave Hill Road, Luray, Virginia 22835 (970 U.S. Highway 211 West) Date: Monday, November 10, 2014, through Sunday, November 16, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday) Cost: Special rates for homeschool families: $7/student (grades K through 12); $11.50/adult Registration: Reservations are […]

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Mount Vernon

Posted on Aug 25 2014 by admin

Homeschool Days at Mount Vernon An HEAV-Sponsored Event!   Location: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia.  Historic Mount Vernon is located16 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 8 miles south of Old Town, Alexandria, on the banks of the Potomac River. Get directions here. Date: Saturday, November 1 and Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 9 […]

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Virginia Air and Space Center

Posted on Aug 25 2014 by admin

Virginia Air & Space Center Homeschool Appreciation Day An HEAV-Sponsored Event!   Location: Virginia Air and Space Center, 600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, Virginia. Get directions here. Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $2 per person; add an IMAX movie for $6. Registration: Preregistration deadline is September 15. Contact Swee […]

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Homeschool Day at the Biltmore Estate

Posted on Aug 25 2014 by admin

13th Annual Fall Homeschool Festival at the Biltmore An HEAV-Sponsored Event!    Location: Biltmore Estate, 1 Approach Road, Asheville, North Carolina Date: Thursday, September 18-19, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $22/person ages 4 and up; free for children 3 and under. Registration: Preregistration is recommended. Preregister by calling 866-851-4661. Information: http://www.biltmore.com/groups/education/programs/home_school.asp. Description: This […]

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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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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 – 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 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 – 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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General Interest Items – October 17, 2012

Posted on Oct 13 2012 by admin

2.1 Sully Historic Site Fall Events – Chantilly – Begin October 22 2.2 Virginia Historical Society Fall Events – Richmond – Begin October 25 2.3 Play: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Front Royal – November 2 through 4   2.1 Sully Historic Site Fall Events – Chantilly – Begin October 22 Sully Historic Site 3650 […]

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Homeschoolers Link to the Past

Posted on Oct 11 2012 by admin

During Fall Homeschool Day at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, Virginia, hundreds of homeschoolers learned about the different cultures that made up America in the early days of our nation. From a West African farm, to an English farm, to an Irish forge and cottage–students learned what it would be like to raise a […]

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Biltmore Fall Festival a Success!

Posted on Oct 1 2012 by admin

Homeschoolers from Virginia and North Carolina gathered last week in Ashville, North Carolina, for the 11th Annual Homeschool Festival at the Biltmore, a special event co-sponsored by HEAV. Self-guided tours of the 250-room Biltmore home included the towering banquet hall, family and guest bedrooms, kitchens, and servants’ quarters. Homeschoolers viewed beautiful walled gardens, rolling fields, […]

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Homeschool Items – October 3, 2012

Posted on Sep 30 2012 by admin

1.1 Fire and Personal Safety Show – Virginia Beach – October 5 1.2 Struggling Learner Seminar with Dianne Craft – Chesterfield – November 2 and 3   1.1 Fire and Personal Safety Show – Virginia Beach – October 5 Fire and EMS Training Center 927 S. Birdneck Road Virginia Beach, VA Friday, October 5, 2012, […]

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Homeschool Items – September 26, 2012

Posted on Sep 22 2012 by admin

1.1 Culpeper Parents of Children with Special Needs Support Group – Culpeper – Various Dates 1.2 Article – September Surprises for Homeschoolers 1.3 The Teaching Home – Government   1.1 Culpeper Parents of Children with Special Needs Support Group – Culpeper – Various Dates Culpeper County Library 271 Southgate Shopping Center Culpeper, VA Monday, October […]

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General Interest Items – September 12, 2012

Posted on Sep 9 2012 by admin

2.1 Free Goochland Farms Tour – Goochland Area – September 15 2.2 Henricus 1611 Publick Days - Chester – September 15 and 16 2.3 Free2BMe After School Club – Richmond – Ongoing 2.4 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – Register by September 21 2.5 Go Green Expo – Newport News – September 22 2.6 Beautiful Brokenness Events – […]

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Homeschool Items – September 12, 2012

Posted on Sep 9 2012 by admin

1.1 Living History for Homeschool Students – Brookneal – Register by September 17 1.2 WeatherFest – Roanoke – October 19 (Reserve Now!) or 20 1.3 Northern Virginia Generation Joshua Club – Manassas – Underway 1.4 College Placement Test Dates 1.5 Articles – Homeschooling on a Budget   1.1 Living History for Homeschool Students – Brookneal – […]

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