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40th Annual Virginia
Homeschool Convention

 June 8-10, 2023

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GREATER RICHMOND CONVENTION CENTER
June 8 - 10

The Most Important Work You'll Ever Do

Teaching our children and helping them be all they can be—is a complex, amazing journey filled with joy and love–it is not meant to be a lonely path. Come, gather with Virginia homeschool families and find STRENGTH in community.  

Do you wonder if you are doing the right thing? Do you doubt your own abilities? Or perhaps you’re still deciding whether you want to homeschool.

You are not alone. We’ve been there ourselves.

The Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention—one of largest, most vibrant homeschool conventions in the nation–brings together authentic speakers with change-your-life messages, exhibitors with passion and knowledge to equip and encourage you with ideas, strategies, and vision.

Join us and thousands of like-minded homeschooling families at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Let’s gather to learn, grow, and connect, and find strength in community as we journey together.

2023 HEAV Convention Registration Prices

Register TODAY and Save!

Earlybird Special

$99 / member
  • Full Convention
  • Special-Needs Conference
  • College & Career Fair
  • Huge Exhibit Hall
  • Used Curriculum Sale
  • Add $10 for Non-members

Prices Increase Closer to Convention.

January 16 – February 28, 2023:  $99/member; $109/non-member
March 1 – April 16, 2023: $109/member; $119/non-member
April 17 – May 19, 2023: $119/member; $129/non-member
June 8-9, 2023 (at the door): $129/member; $139/non-member

Not sure where to begin? Get a simple plan.

Homeschooling is a wonderful, exhilarating journey, and the HEAV homeschool convention is an invaluable–and BIG–resource for all homeschoolers. Now, simplify your decision-making BEFORE you come to the convention. Whether you are just getting started, in the middle of your journey, or approaching those high school years, you can make the connections and find the resources you need to take the next step. Choose your starting point!

Membership expired? Not a member? Join or renew right on your convention registration! 

Cancelation Policy

To cancel your registration or remove events from your ticket, Submit a refund request here, or mail a written request to the office (postmarked) by March 31, 2023. A $20 cancellation fee will be deducted from the refund amount. No refunds will be made after this date.

Questions? Please contact registration@heav.org

Not a Homeschooling Parent?

Yes, the convention is for you!

Whether you are just curious if homeschooling might be right for you or if you are ready to take the plunge into this exhilarating lifestyle, the convention has SO much to offer.

  • FREE! attendance for first-time parents of just preschoolers
  • FREE! attendance for non-homeschooling  grandparents
  • FREE! attendance for first time OR non-homeschooling pastors
  • FREE! “How-to-Begin-Homeschooling” workshops
  • Special-Needs Conference on Thursday
  • Huge used curriculum & supply sale 
  • Children’s Program (additional fee) available all 3 days so you can explore the convention!
  • Visit the 130+ exhibitor hall to
    • meet vendors personally and ask questions 
    • purchase homeschool supplies and lifestyle items
    • share a prayer need
    • enjoy the social rest area 
  • Bring a friend with you
  • Experience three life-changing days
  • Be empowered to take the next steps
  • You don’t have to go it alone – HEAV is here!

So Much Value

You Can’t Afford to Miss It!

Relevant Workshops

From meaningful heart messages to no-nonsense tips on every imaginable homeschool topic

Winning Speakers

Carefully selected from dozens of encouraging and authentic homeschool presenters

Limitless Shopping

Books, curricula, games, puzzles, media, kits, projects, and hands-on activities for all ages.

Road Map for YOU

Plan for your next step, whether you are just beginning, on the road, or getting ready to finish (coming soon)

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3 Life-Changing Days!

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Free First-Time Parents of Just Preschoolers

If you’ve never been to the HEAV convention and your eldest child is aged four or under, you can come to the entire convention–FREE! Just apply for your discount code and use it to register online.

To Qualify:

  1. This must be your first HEAV Virginia Homeschool Convention
  2. All of your children must be aged four or under. (as of June 10, 2023)

Rock Your Homeschool Journey!

Join Us in June!

Join us at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 8 to 10, 2023!

Experience the Convention

Real fellowship, expert information, and a multitude of carefully selected speakers and resources.

Get Equipped & Encouraged

Discover your next creative idea, explore new curricula, and make connections that last a lifetime.

Homeschool with Confidence

Return home and walk your homeschool journey with renewed energy, vision, and purpose!

Browse one of the largest selections of homeschool curriculum and extracurricular items on the East Coast. Actually see and touch the materials, ask questions, and often even talk to the curriculum developer! 

2022 SPECIAL FEATURES

Children & Teen Programs

Now all three days of the convention–plus special add-on workshops for kids on Thursday.

Career Exploration 
College & Career Fair–plus an ASVAB career test on Thursday.

For Moms Only. Evening of Real Refreshment with Rachael Carman. A spiritually uplifting, encouraging workshop for moms. On Friday evening.

For Parents Only. Vertical Marriage by FamilyLife Today®. Evaluate your needs and “vertical moments” for deeper spiritual intimacy. On Thursday morning.

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Let’s gather for a life-changing experience.

Come to the Virginia Homeschool Convention.

 

Find out what’s happening.

Get the entire three-day schedule right here!

 

Register at the door. It’s easy!

And bring a friend!

 

Free How-to-Begin Workshops.

Thursday, June 9 – Click here for what you need to know.

 

Discover & explore the entire convention.

130+ workshops. Exhibit Hall w/resources. Used Curriculum Sale.

DEADLINE:

Convention registration closed May 20.

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Convention Sponsors

Many, many thanks to our convention sponsors!

They have invested heavily in homeschool families—in YOU—to help keep our convention prices as low as possible and support homeschooling in Virginia. Please join us in thanking them for their generosity!