2015 Homeschool Conventions
June 9-11, 2015 in Richmond, VA
Highlights: Largest vendor hall in the state; largest used curriculum sale in the state; FREE How-to-Begin-Homeschooling Workshops; FREE admission to qualifying parents of preschoolers. For the kids (some require sign up and an additional cost): Children's Program; Special Buddies program for children with special needs; Shark Dissection Lab; Writing Clinics for ages 11 and up; Teen Robotics Camp; Chess Championship; Music Competition; and an Art Workshop. Keynote speakers: Michael Farris; Shaun Alexander; and Alex Kendrick (Fireproof and Facing the Giants). For the parents: Michael Farris Constitutional Literacy (3 workshops, no additional cost); College Fair; Pajama Party with Heidi St. John; Single Parents' Luncheon; Leader Luncheon; and tons of workshops.
April 1-2, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
Highlights: Featuring speakers Jeanne Faulconer, Cindy Gaddis, and Parrish Mort. Workshops, family programming, curriculum hall and used books sale.
June 24-25, Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center
Highlights: Vendor hall; long list of speakers focused on Catholic homeschooling; FREE admission and no preregistration.
Sponsored by MACHE
April 22-23, Frederick, MD
Highlights: Vendor halls; only $5 per person or $10 per family; no preregistration.
May 13-14, Harrisburg, PA
Highlights: Huge vendor hall; used curriculum sale; workshops; teen track; and children's program.