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Homeschool Items – June 20, 2012

1.1 Free Homeschooling Parent Practicum – Lynchburg – June 25-27
1.2 Young Musicians of Virginia Summer Camp – Virginia Beach – July 9-13
1.3 The Teaching Home: Christian Citizenship

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1.1 Free Homeschooling Parent Practicum – Lynchburg – June 25-27

Calvary Baptist Church
20957 Timberlake Road
Lynchburg, VA

Wednesday through Friday, June 25 through 27, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The Parent Practicum is free; however, there is a fee for the children’s camps. Camps may fill at any time.

PRACTICUM
Sponsored by Classical Conversations, morning sessions will deal with how to implement a classical, Christian education at home. Topics will include Latin, history, and many other subjects, along with discussions and teaching practice. Afternoon facilitators will show how to instill a love of Latin, making textbooks a tool, not a taskmaster! Get equipped for your journey as teacher, mentor, and guide.

 

CAMPS
Children’s day camps are available and include a nursery (birth through 2 years); play and learning games (3 through 5 years); memorizing and drawing God’s world in Geo Draw (6 through 8 years), Logic (9 through 12 years), and Debate (13 through 17 years). Advance registration for student camps is required.

See the website for more information and to register; direct questions to Shannon Whealton at lsrwhealton@yahoo.com or 434-237-6085.

www.classicalconversations.com/3-day-practicums/icalrepeatdetail/2012/06/26/11299/27/lynchburg-va-3-day-practicum

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1.2 Young Musicians of Virginia Summer Camp – Virginia Beach – July 9-13

New Song Fellowship Church
865 Woodstock Road
Virginia Beach, VA

Monday through Friday, July 9 through 13, 2012, from 9 a.m. to noon. Daily sign-in time is 8:45 a.m. Cost: $100/child (ages 5 through 13 years); $300/family (for up to five children); the child must have turned five years old by June 29. Registration ends June 29, 2012.

Young Musicians of Virginia (YMV) will host a week-long summer camp for any homeschooler (you do not have to be a past or current YMV student) covering singing, acting, instruments, and just plain fun. Whether you are an experienced performer or are just curious about music and acting, this camp will challenge and inspire you. You may have seen and heard YMV musicians at the recent HEAV Convention.

See the website for more information; to register, contact the YMV office at 757-420-1961 or office@ymv.org. Note: Regular summer hours are Tuesday and Friday, only, from 9 a.m. to noon.

www.ymv.org

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1.3 The Teaching Home: Christian Citizenship

As America’s Independence Day celebrations draw near, consider reviewing the duties and foundation of Christian citizenship with your family. See the resources and information offered in this archived issue of the Teaching Home.

www.teachinghome.com/newsletters/newsletter245.cfm

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