2015 Homeschool Conventions
June 8-10, 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; Walk Through the Bible; Dissection Lab; STEM Teen Program; Action Math Baseball Tournament; Chess Championship; Music Competition; and an Art Workshop. Keynote speakers: J. Michael Smith (HSLDA President, 1st time at HEAV Convention) and Phil Tuttle (Walk Thru the Bible). First time speaker: Dave Stotts fro Drive-Thru-History! For the parents: College Fair; Single Parents' Luncheon; Leader Luncheon; and tons of workshops.
March 24-25, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
Highlights: Featuring Keynote Speaker Julie Bogart (Bravewriter); workshops, family programming, curriculum hall and used books sale.
June 23-24, Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center
Highlights: Vendor hall; long list of speakers focused on Catholic homeschooling; FREE admission and no preregistration (donations are suggested).
Sponsored by MACHE
April 21-22, Frederick, MD
Highlights: Vendor halls; only $5 per person or $10 per family; no preregistration.
June 2-3, Lancaster, PA
Highlights: Huge vendor hall; used curriculum sale; workshops; teen track; and children's program.