10 Things You May Not Know About Great Homeschool Conventions {+ giveaway}

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I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Great Homeschool Conventions. You probably know about their massive vendor hall and the huge line-up of fabulous speakers, but today I wanted to share with you 10 things you may not know – and offer you a chance to win a family registration* plus 4 tickets to The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe theatre production, which will be held on Friday night at each event location.

*Family registration covers mom, dad, children/teens, and their grandparents for all three days of the convention and includes the speaking sessions and shopping in the vending hall.

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1. There are 4 locations across the country. You can attend a Great Homeschool Conventions event in:

2. There are 4 different specific-interest tracks to choose from. There is a Homeschooling 101 track for new homeschoolers, a teen track to help teens learn to defend their faith, a special needs track, and a parenting track.

3. Each event features a special Children’s Conference. With a separate registration, your kids ages 3-12 (6-12 at the California event) can enjoy a special Children’s Conference from the folks at Giant Cow Ministries.

4. You can hear the first-hand account of holocaust survivor, Dr. Inge Auerbacher. Dr. Auerbacher, who lived in a concentration camp for 3 years, will be speaking at the Southeast and Midwest events.

5. There will be comedians. Bob Smiley will be performing in Texas and Dennis Regan will be in California. You folks in South Carolina and Ohio will just have to laugh at each other. It shouldn’t be too hard. Homeschoolers can be funny people in my experience.

6. There will be singing. The Willis Clan will be performing in South Carolina, Texas, and Ohio. California folks, warm up your vocal chords. {grin}

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

7. There will be drama. No, not that kind of drama. Good drama – a production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by Friends of the Groom.

8. There is a gift registration option. Know someone who wants to attend a Great Homeschool Convention? Bless them by paying for their registration. The gift option makes it simple to do so.

9. Great Homeschool Conventions has a blog. Follow along with the GHC blog to keep up with all the latest information, plus get inspiration for your week and tips and ideas you can put to use in your homeschool.

10. You can go for free! Well, if you win the giveaway, that is. Check out the details below.


Sound like fun? Of course it does! You know you want to join in. The folks at Great Homeschool Conventions are giving one WUHS reader one family registration and 4 tickets to the production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Follow the directions on the RaffleCopter widget below to enter.


Rules: This giveaway is open to United States residents, ages 18 years and older only. Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM (ET) on Monday, January 18. The winner will be selected at random using Random.org via RaffleCopter.

The winner will notified via email and given 72 hours to respond. You must enter a valid email address to win. In the event that the winner cannot be contacted by email or does not respond within 72 hours, the prize will be forfeited and and alternate winner selected.

Click to read the complete rules. By entering this giveaway, you indicate that you have read and agreed to abide by these rules.

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  1. Are they non-profit like all the state group-run conventions? My friend asked them on Facebook but they immediately deleted her comment, so I’m assuming not.

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