EXAMPLES OF PAST EVENTS
EXAMPLES OF PAST EVENTS
Heritage Builders Home Educators provides educational enrichment to home educated students with a variety of activities planned and coordinated throughout the school year. A cooperative network of HBHE parents arrange community service projects, field trips, workshops, special events, instructional courses and additional activities for students and their families. All HBHE events provide a wide array of experiences to enhance the academic studies of member students.
Community service projects include assisting at the Midwest Food Bank, volunteering at the local Hoosier Village Retirement Community, assembling care packages for soldiers deployed overseas, and caroling at a number of local nursing homes.
Field trips are activities during which HBHE members tour a facility or attend an event, including trips to the Post Office, Beasley’s Orchard, Hunter's Honey Farm, Fair Oaks Farm, and Indianapolis Zoo. Other field trips include concerts and dramatic presentations as well as special productions at the Indiana Symphony Orchestra, the Indiana Repertory Theater and Clowes Memorial Hall.
Workshops are presentations and hands-on activities offered at one-time events such as art lessons at the IMA, Mad Science workshops, cooking lessons, an Introduction to Debate, Chess Club, Fall Bird Hike, and Lego Robotics.
Instructional activities for preschool – 8th grade are led by either qualified parents or selected professionals and meet regularly in a repeating schedule for variable numbers of sessions of instruction in various subjects including art, creative writing, drama, public speaking, science and computers.
Additional activities include a Science Fair, a Mother/Daughter Camp-out, a Father/Son Camp-out, a Father/Daughter Dance, and movie nights.
ENERGY, (Educating a New generation of Energetic, Responsible, Godly Youth) is a high school group of HBHE students in grades nine* through twelve. ENERGY offers additional educational experiences, social events and service projects for teens.
*ENERGY Students must be at least 14 years of age by December 31.
FOCUS, (Friends of Christ Unconditionally Serving) offers additional educational experiences, social events and service projects for HBHE’s students in grades six through eight.
BLAST, (Believing, Learning, And Serving Together) offers additional educational experiences, social events and service projects for students in grades three through five.
SHINE, (Serving Him IN Everything) offers additional educational experiences, social events and service projects for students in pre-kindergarten (minimum age: 3 years) through second grade.
Cornerstone Academy offers, at a central location, a wide range of core and elective educational enrichment for HBHE students in grades 8* through 12, from a Christian perspective consistent with a Biblical worldview.
* Students must be at least 13 years of age by December 31.
Family Fellowship Opportunities
Throughout the school year several family fellowship events bring all ages together for events such as Family Fall Picnic, Summer and Fall Park Days, Moms Encouragement Night and a Senior Graduation