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Conferences, Conventions, and Other Homeschooling Events

by Mary Ann Kelley

Maryland and Regional Homeschool Conferences and Conventions

The Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators (M.A.C.H.E.)- The 2015 Maryland State Home School Curriculum Fair Frederick

April 24, 2015 - April 25, 2015

Location: Frederick County Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD

Other Maryland Homeschooling Events

What Happens NextBaltimore

February 14, 2015 - April 24, 2015

WLOY Loyola Radio's award-winning, FREE program, What Happens Next is an exciting way to promote literacy skills, self-confidence, and public speaking proficiency in children. This program encourages young students, ranging in age from 6-12, to write for pleasure, expanding their imagination and communication skills in the process. Children are read the beginning of an original, suspenseful story. It is then up to each child to create his or her own unique conclusion to the story. After each child writes their ending to the story, with help from our team provided if needed, they are encouraged to practice reading their story aloud. The story is then recorded in our production studio, where its young author is encouraged to read with enthusiasm. These stories are compiled into the show, What Happens Next, which is broadcast on WLOY 1620 AM and streamed online at every weekend. This is a great option for an extra activity for home-schooled children to partake in and document for home-schooling purposes.

Camp Willow - Enchanted ForestFrederick County

April 1, 2015 - April 3, 2015

Three days of exciting, fantastical adventure in and out of the woods! Girls will have the opportunity to use their imaginations to create their own fairy tales while also participating in nature based games, drama, crafts and exploration! Camp Willow is a Girl Scout community based camp designed as an introductory program for girls who are not currently Girl Scouts. Girls who are currently registered in Girl Scouts may attend if they bring a non-girl scout friend.

MD Historic St. Mary's City Homeschool DaySt. Mary's

April 8, 2015

Life was hard for the colonists. Learn what they had to do to survive and adapt to their new world. A special day of fun and learning just for homeschool families. Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. $5 per child, one accompanying adult free

Navy League Naval STEM ExpositionNational Harbor

April 12, 2015

Naval STEM Exposition on April 12, 2015 from 10 AM - 2 PM at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. This event is free for middle and high school students around the area. Students will be able to connect and engage with our nation's foremost military and civilian organizations by participating in interactive exhibits and career-exploration opportunities that have a theme directly tied to the sea services. Register now at

Homeschool History DayBaltimore

April 14, 2015

Homeschool students will participate in the ultimate colonial experience. Students will tour the mansion, visit with a costumed interpreter, play 18th century games and make a craft to take home. $8 per child.Recommended for ages 6 to 12. Open at 10:00 AM. Pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Steven Madewell at 410-752-2462, ext. 209 or email at:

National Train Day - Washington DCWashington

May 9, 2015

MD Historic St. Mary's City Homeschool DaySt. Mary's

October 14, 2015

Having goods come all the way from England meant everything would be very costly. Learn how the colonists and native Yaocomaco people used what they had to survive. Discover how the three "R"s played out in colonial times. Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. $5 per child, one accompanying adult free

US Science and Engineering FestivalWashington

April 16, 2016 - April 17, 2016

The 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest and only NATIONAL science festival, features nationwide contests and school programs, including our popular 'Nifty Fifty' science speaker program and X-STEM Symposium. The Festival will culminate in a Grand Finale Expo on April 16-17, 2016, with Sneak Peek Friday kicking off the weekend on April 15. More than 350K+ attendees will celebrate science at the Expo, and engage in activities with some of the biggest names in STEM, hear stories of inspiration and courage, and rock out to science during our incredible stage show performances. Get involved by exhibiting, sponsoring, volunteering or attending!

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