Member Benefits

Become an HEAV Member

Your membership support helps HEAV meet the ever-increasing needs of Virginia’s homeschool families AND benefits your family! As a Freedom Friend, Freedom Defender, or Freedom Superhero, you will receive the benefits shown below.

New Member Benefit!

Virginia Rocks! Class

Take a mid-term break! Join creation paleontologist Dr. Marcus Ross for a fun and exciting journey through the Virginia fossil record. Classes take place on March 11 through 15.
Ages 8 and up.

The entire series is FREE for HEAV members!

Members, log in to your member benefits page to get your comp code!

New Member Benefit!

Exploring Animal Anatomy Class

Join Dr. Ross for a hands-on journey of dissection. You’ll learn all about God’s fascinating designs for living organisms as we dissect the worm, crayfish, and frog, which serve as important model animals in science.
Ages 10 and up.

The three-day class is FREE for HEAV members!

Members, log in to your member benefits page to get your comp code!


Nicol Films Acting Course

Have a budding thespian? Introducing “Acting for the Glory of God” by Nicol Films—a three-month course designed to teach acting techniques and approaches from seasoned Christian actors like Sam Sorbo, Cameron Arnett, Garry Nation, Kaylee Keller, Rich Swingle, and Tina Gallo. HEAV members get access to the entire series (three-month access to all six classes) for just $44.99. PLUS, you get a free ebook – Christianity & Aesthetics by Clyde S. Kilby.

Log in to your member benefits page to get your coupon code.


Elephango DEEP Discount!

Enjoy thousands of lessons, resources, and activities specifically created for homeschoolers in grades K through 12.

Log in to your member benefits page to access your year-long subscription for just $50. That’s 75% off!


CLT Exams

Classic Learning Test provides an entire suite of exams perfect for homeschoolers seeking end-of-year tests for proof of progress or college entrance exams. HEAV members save $25%!

Log in to your member benefits page to get your coupon code.


HEAV recommends that homeschooling families join HSLDA. When you join HSLDA using the code, you save $15!

Log in to your member benefits page to get your coupon code.

Endorphin Fitness New Member Benefit

Endorphin Fitness

Endorphin Fitness coaches offer your choice of EF’s running, cycling, swimming, or triathlon programs. Locations in Richmond, Prince William, Fairfax-Loudoun, and Suffolk.

Endorphin Fitness has been coaching youth for over 18 years and was selected as the US Youth Coach of The Year by USA Triathlon. Their programs not only teach athletic excellence but also guide youth to use training to develop life skills. Ask about EF’s adult programs as well!

Learn more here! Youth Group Coaching | Endorphin Fitness

$20 off a subscription account. offers unique benefits like virtual field trips, an online college fair, and webinars—and your subscription now includes Microsoft 365 for Education (Minecraft Education, Office 365 apps, Digital Learning Tools, Outlook email accounts, Virtual Field Trips, and more) at no extra cost!


IEW is offering three free talks for HEAV members!
  • From Copywork to Composition: Teaching Writing through Imitation
  • Four Deadly Errors of Teaching Writing
  • Preparing for Persecution: A Curriculum Proposal

Plus, free shipping on one order from the IEW website!

Homeschool Parking Fees for Virginia State Parks

Parking fees are waived for homeschool:

Vehicles participating in an official activity of a school, home school or institution of higher learning. (If not in marked vehicles, coordinators should have a letter from the school verifying the official activity. For homeschool groups, proof of homeschool status such as current ID card from a state or national homeschool organization (HEAV, HSLDA, etc.).


FREE Art Projects for One Year!

Take a winter break and give your kids a fun, engaging opportunity (just don’t tell them it’s “school!”) Free projects are geared for ages 5 and up and a full membership opportunity is available at reduced rates.

Just log in to your member benefits page to get your coupon code and link to register for this $79 series FREE!

FREE History App Access from NOTGRASS HISTORY

Homeschool History is a web-based app that saves you time and enhances your study of history, geography, government, and economics. As an HEAV member, you can enjoy six months of access at no charge (a $15 value). Search and find links to videos, virtual tours, and games, plus get exclusive content.

Homeschool History is powered by the team at Notgrass History. The Notgrass Family are veteran homeschoolers on a mission to help other families teach the heart, soul, and mind. Notgrass History curriculum combines narrative lessons, primary source documents, historical novels and biographies, hands-on activities, and a Christian worldview.

Just log in to your member benefits page and get your link!

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Greater Richmond Children’s Choir 

Perform with a world-class choir locally and abroad–HEAV members get a $35 discount Geared for students ages 8 and up, choristers learn to read music and experience a broad range of choral literature including classics, premieres of new music, jazz, spirituals, gospel, musical theater, opera, folk, and world music. is the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine that now offers more than 350 online and downloadable courses for students in preschool through high school. Their courses cover academic subjects from math and language arts to music and computer programming, and so many others.

Try SchoolhouseTeachers FREE for three months. Then, after your free trial ends, you can continue for just $179/year (regularly $249/year).

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Free SAT/ACT Test Prep Through e-Knowledge

HEAV members get FREE $350 SAT/ACT Test Prep Courses through! The eKnowledge Donation Project—supported by 250 partners—is in its 11th year assisting Students and Families. The Project waives the complete $350 course price for the SAT or ACT Prep Programs. The student pays only the cost to deliver the program: DVD/Cloud student fee of $19.99 for the cost of materials, support, shipping, and streaming. All fees are reinvested in the program and no profit is generated. 

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Teacher I.D. Cards – Show Them Everywhere!

Show your teacher identification card everywhere you go—office supply stores, craft suppliers, warehouse stores, teacher-supply stores, retail bookstores, Christian bookstores, computer stores, etc. Many businesses will honor your teacher ID with reduced prices. You should receive two cards per family membership; the cards are renewable annually, except for lifetime member cards, which never expire. Check out this list of 48 retailers that offer teacher/student discounts!

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30% Discount on Creation Illustrated Magazine

HEAV members save $5.99 (30%) off the $19.95 subscription price of Creation Illustrated

15% Discount on Home Education 101

Visit Everyday Homemaking to view and purchase the Home Education 101 series.

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Discounts on HEAV Publications & Resources

Members receive a 10% discount on most HEAV resources, including the Virginia Homeschool Manual. If it is your first time using the system, enter your last name as your username and your membership number as your password


Convention, Graduation, & HEAV Event Discounts

As an HEAV member, you will automatically receive registration discounts up to $20 on the Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, as well as a discount on HEAV’s graduation and discounts on other HEAV events.  (Check your benefits page for you discount code!)

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FREE Banner Classified Ad in the Virginia Home Educator Magazine ($200 value) OR FREE Text Classified Ad ($125 value)

As a Freedom Defender member, you’re entitled to one free text classified ad in the Virginia Home Educator magazine each year. Freedom Superheros are entitled to a free banner ad!


Subscriptions to HEAV Communications

You’ll receive Action Alerts, Legislative updates, the annual Virginia Home Educator magazine and the Virginia Homeschool Update, a weekly newsletter filled with the latest news, resources, and events for Virginia homeschoolers. Be sure to tell your friends!

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Choice of  Online Event!

(Freedom Defender and Freedom Superhero Only)
Choose on of these popular events–FREE!
How-to-Begin Homeschooling webcast series
Three, one-hour webinars with all the information you need to comply with the law, plan and prepare, deal with special situations, and more.
Struggling-Learner Bundle
27 Downloadable MP3s on teaching struggling learners, free e-book, and more.
Homeschooling with Confidence Conference on-demand
12-month access to all 26 virtual-event videos, PLUS MP3 downloads so you can listen on the go!
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NEW! Virginia Homeschool Manual digital edition ($29 value)

(Freedom Defender and Freedom Superhero Only)
This comprehensive guide contains almost 1,000 pages packed with information, articles, forms, and helpful charts. This easy-to-use reference guide is downloadable by chapters and includes all the basics on how to begin, as well as topics like choosing curricula, learning styles, gifted education, apprenticeships, college at home, and a LOT more! 


Homeschool Diploma

Mark your student’s accomplishment with a professional diploma.

Why is it important to issue a homeschool diploma?

HEAV members receive a 10% discount.

Just log in to your member benefits page and get your coupon code!

High school Transcript

One, Original, Non-transferrable Transcript

(Freedom Superhero Only)
With your Superhero membership, you will have receive one original transcript–FREE.

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FREE Convention

(Freedom Superhero Only)
With your Superhero membership, you will receive one, full, family convention registration during your current membership term! Prior to convention convention registration opening in January, you will receive a comp code that will deduct the cost of registration (optional add-on programs, such as Children’s Program or Thursday’s workshops, are not included.)

Want a lifetime of FREE conventions? Ready to make the ultimate HEAV commitment? Consider becoming an HEAV lifetime member!