Greater St. Louis Area Home Educators Expo

 

 

 

 

Hello Missouri and Illinois Home Educators!

Things are in full swing for the 2012 Greater St. Louis Area Home Educators Expo!

Make sure you check the website often for updates on speakers, exhibitors, and that much anticipated schedule!  We have a great Expo planned for you this year – you will not want to miss it!

All registration forms are now available on the website –

*Main Registration – Both online and print n’ mail—all at the same low price!

*Children’s Program – Registration is only by print n’ mail this year, and spots will fill up fast!

*Film Camp for Youth – Something new this year! Practical filmmaking skills through hands-on experience and information packed sessions brought to you by Crystal Creek Media.  See below for more details.   Go to the website page to register.

*Leaders’ Fellowship – Because homeschool leaders are the backbone of support for homeschooling families, the Expo Board would like to once again offer a special time of encouragement at the 2012 Expo!  Jane Lambert will be speaking and light refreshments will be served. Stay tuned for more details.

Here are some more highlights you will want to know about:

1.  Same low registration price.  We are thankful that we can keep the registration price the same as in past years – only $10 per person.   After all expenses last year, we were blessed to be able to give away $3,000 in Expo cash to attendees, and provide generous donations to both Sparrows Nest Ministry and Burkina Faso Outreach.  We have also adopted a child through Burkina Faso outreach – (an ongoing support of a family who will receive food supplies and spiritual food – the gospel)   Additionally,we made a donation to Kerry Messer of Missouri Family Network, our homeschool lobbyist in Jefferson City.  The Lord is truly multiplying your $10!

2. Early Registration drawings!  See website for details – sign up by Feb 14th to get in on the early bird drawings!

3. Featured Speakers – We have a great line-up of speakers this year:

*Steve and Jane Lambert  – Authors of the best-selling “Five in a Row” curriculum and homeschool parents and grandparents    www.fiarhq.com

*Linda Lacour Hobar – Author of the award-winning “The Mystery of History” curriculum and homeschool mom of five    www.themysteryofhistory.info

*Dr. Jason Lisle, PhD – Astrophysicist, author, speaker,researcher and Planetarium Director for the Creation Museum   www.creation.com/dr-jason-lisle

*Heather Laurie – Founder of “Special Needs Homeschooling” blog and homeschool mom of  special needs children.  Her blog was just honored as a TOP 100 HOMESCHOOL BLOG AWARD recipient by TeacherCertificationDegrees.com.    www.specialneedshomeschooling.com

In addition, there will be many informative, encouraging seminar speakers covering all of those topics YOU requested.

Check out the website for speaker bios and descriptions of the sessions!

4.  NEW this year! Youth Film Camp – Join filmmakers Daniel Knudsen (Director of CREED OF GOLD),Philip Bolzman (Writer & Director of Photography for BEYOND ACCEPTANCE), and Andrew Bolzman (Producer of BEYOND ACCEPTANCE) for an exciting weekend of learning how to make movies!  Do not wait to sign up for the amazing camp – only $39 for two full days of sessions that include take-home materials. Spaces will fill up quickly!

Note:  If you register your teen for Film Camp, you do not have to include them in your registration for the Expo.

5.  Children’s Program – You can shop, attend sessions and fellowship while your children are learning and having fun in the same building! The students and staff of Verity Institute will once again coordinate the program, with special guest appearances by Expo speakers and others. The theme for this year is “The Masterwork of God: The Work of God in Me!”  The children will learn God’s Word and character qualities in unforgettable ways – using stories, songs, lessons, crafts and more!

6. Exhibitors – Checkout the website to see our long list of exhibitors.  The spacious church facility will again be filled with booths containing a wide variety of curriculum and products.  Don’t forget to bring the checkbook!

Check the website often and be sure to let us know if you have any questions. Watch for an update on the Variety Show, too!

See you at the Expo!!

The Expo Board
www.stlhomeschoolexpo.com

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