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History to Science

Posted on Oct 14 2014 by admin

by Michelle Crooker This year Six Hands is studying U.S. History. One of the reasons for this is that he requested to do so, but the other reason is because I really wanted to get out of the ancient world. Between Six Hands, Princess, and Bug we have been studying ancient history for several years now. […]

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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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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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General Interest Items – July 24, 2013

Posted on Jul 21 2013 by admin

2.1 Virginia County Fairs – Multiple Locations and Dates   2.1 Virginia County Fairs – Multiple Locations and Dates From the Virginia Tourism folks comes this list of county fairs all over the state. See if there is one near you. Have you or your children ever entered a fair with homemade goods or with […]

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General Interest Items – July 17, 2013

Posted on Jul 14 2013 by admin

2.1 Summer Bridge: High School Math Camps – Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads Region – August 12, 14, and 16 and As Arranged   2.1 Summer Bridge: High School Math Camps – Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads Region – August 12, 14, and 16 and As Arranged Private home Virginia Beach (Town Center area), VA […]

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General Interest Items – July 10, 2013

Posted on Jul 7 2013 by admin

2.1 New High School Literary Magazine: Estuary – First Edition in July   2.1 New High School Literary Magazine: Estuary – First Edition in July A new literary magazine called Estuary is accepting submissions from high school students. Any high school student, homeschooled or not, may submit work for consideration and possible publication. This magazine […]

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General Interest Items – June 26, 2013

Posted on Jun 22 2013 by admin

2.1 John Adams on the Celebration of America’s Independence – July 4 2.2 FAYM Chorus Camp – Fredericksburg – Best Price by July 5 2.3 Virginia Museum of the Civil War: Jacob Bushong’s Birthday – New Market – August 17 2.4 Shooting Stars Square Dance Club Hoedown – Norfolk – August 17 2.5 Forty or […]

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General Interest Items – June 19, 2013

Posted on Jun 17 2013 by admin

2.1 Caroline County Agricultural Fair – Ruther Glen – July 10-13   2.1 Caroline County Agricultural Fair – Ruther Glen – July 10-13 Caroline County Agricultural Fair Grounds 8332 County Fair Lane Ruther Glen, VA Wednesday and Thursday, July 10 and 11, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday, July 12, from 4 p.m. […]

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General Interest Items – June 12, 2013

Posted on Jun 10 2013 by admin

2.1 Civil War Day Camp – New Market – Register by July 18   2.1 Civil War Day Camp – New Market – Register by July 18 Virginia Museum of the Civil War 8895 George Collins Parkway New Market, VA Monday through Wednesday, July 22 through 24, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost: […]

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General Interest Items – June 5, 2013

Posted on Jun 3 2013 by admin

2.1 Virginia Museum of the Civil War Camp – New Market – Register by July 5 2.2 Summer Camp: “That Dance Thing” – Mechanicsville – July 15-19   2.1 Virginia Museum of the Civil War Camp – New Market – Register by July 5 Virginia Museum of the Civil War 8895 George Collins Parkway New […]

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General Interest Items – May 30, 2013

Posted on May 26 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in June; Register Early 2.2 Mini-Terms for College Credit – Oklahoma and Non-Credit Online Option – Oklahoma Program Begins June 18 2.3 International Christian Concern Seeks Interns and Volunteers   2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in June; Register Early Henricus Historical Park […]

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Jim Hodges Audio Books: A Review

Posted on Dec 10 2012 by admin

I think I can say that I am now officially an audio book fan! Ask my friends and family; I am not a big electronics person. Give me a good paperback or hardback book any day. I want to feel the pages… hear them crinkle… smell that great new book smell. However, as any homeschooling […]

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General Interest Items – December 12, 2012

Posted on Dec 8 2012 by admin

2.1 Ballet: The Nutcracker – Washington, D.C. – Begins December 12 2.2 Christmas Traditions in the Colonies – Smithfield – December 15 2.3 Sully Historic Site Events – Chantilly – Begin December 15 2.4 Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships – Deadline Is December 20 2.5 WormWatcher Logo Contest – Deadline Is December 30 2.6 Nominate […]

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General Interest Items – December 6, 2012

Posted on Dec 1 2012 by admin

2.1 “Brain Balance” Parent Lecture – Midlothian – December 11 2.2 National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Writing Competition – First Deadline Is December 28 (Limited to the First 250 Entrants) 2.3 Virginia Stands for Life – Richmond – January 9, 2013 (Register Now) Virginia State Capitol Area 2.4 Free Answers in Genesis Conferences – […]

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General Interest Items – November 28, 2012

Posted on Nov 24 2012 by admin

2.1 Casserole Recipe Contest – Deadline Is November 30 2.2 Henricus Historical Park Events – Chester – Registration Deadline Is December 1 2.3 Battle of Great Bridge Reenactment – Chesapeake – December 1 and 2 2.4 We Need A Little Christmas Concert – Arlington – December 2 2.5 Nominations: Military Child of the Year® Award […]

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General Interest Items – October 31, 2012

Posted on Oct 28 2012 by admin

2.1 The Richmond Center for Christian Study – Richmond – November 3 2.2 Colonial Hearth Cooking Class – Henricus County – Registration Deadline November 3 2.3 The Richmond Center for Christian Study – Midlothian – November 9   2.1 The Richmond Center for Christian Study – Richmond – November 3 Movement Church (located at The […]

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Cool Sites – October 17, 2012

Posted on Oct 13 2012 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: 10 Fun Bible Facts for Kids and Sunday School 3.2 Thrifty Ideas and Cooking: Frugal-Recipes-n-More Yahoo Group 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Or…Things to Do with Toddlers 3.4 Technology: Google Chrome Education Apps and Related Websites 3.5 Music: Star-Spangled Banner First Sung – October 19, 1814 3.6 Simple Family Fun: Tabletop Football 3.7 History: […]

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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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Cool Sites – October 10, 2012

Posted on Oct 7 2012 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Clergy Appreciation Month – October 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Cleaning and Home Repairs 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Twelve Play Dough Activities 3.4 Cooking: Produce in Season Charts 3.5 Fun: Fall Family Fun 3.6 Geography: Free D.C. United Soccer Geography Packet   3.1 Christian Resources: Clergy Appreciation Month – October Show your appreciation to 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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Cool Sites – October 3, 2012

Posted on Sep 30 2012 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Limit the Internet and Reconnect to God 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 16 Clever Uses for Binder Clips 3.3 Preschool Through Third Grade: Dental Unit Study 3.4 Learning Fun and Family Adventures: Fall in Virginia 3.5 Cooking: National Apple Month – October   3.1 Christian Resources: Limit the Internet and Reconnect to God In […]

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Cool Sites – September 26, 2012

Posted on Sep 22 2012 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Daily Devotionals by E-mail 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Free Printable Planners, Checklists, and More 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: 13 Simple Learning Activities Using Balls 3.4 Math: XtraMath 3.5 Homemaking: Tips from Heloise on Household Sponge Safety 3.6 Technology: Pics4Learning 3.7 English: National Library Card Month – September 3.8 Government: Presidential Debates 3.9 Family: Free […]

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Cool Sites – September 19, 2012

Posted on Sep 16 2012 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Sermons on the Underground Church by Richard Wurmbrand 3.2 Thrifty Ideas and Homemaking: Stain Removal for Yucky Stains 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Indoor Bowling 3.4 Science: Eggstraordinary Science Eggsperiments 3.5 Reference: Create a Home Library 3.6 Music: Free Gershwin Unit Study 3.7 History: Revolutionary War Lapbook 3.8 History: Memorize the (U.S. Constitution) […]

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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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