HOME's 26th Annual Convention 

March 17, 18 and 19, 2016 at the Samoset Resort, Rockport, Maine


2016 Convention Mini Magazine! (This printable magazine will be available here in January 2016. A pre-registration form is included.) 


Are you...


  • exploring the option of homeschooling for your family?
  • a new homeschooler or just getting ready to begin?
  • a seasoned homeschooler with several years experience?
  • a pioneer who has been homeschooling for a decade or more?
  • a homeschool mom and dad in need of a weekend away?
  • a homeschooling family looking for an affordable winter getaway?


 Join Us for a Very Special Celebration!


Mark your calendar now for the 26th Annual HOME Convention! There is something for everyone. If you are looking for information and support, educational enrichment opportunities and family fun; if you are feeling burned out and in need of refreshment; or, if you need new strategies and new life infused into your home education plan, then the HOME Convention is the event for you! From our nationally known speakers and informative workshops to our exhibit halls, you are sure to find help and encouragement in every way. In addition, there is the fellowship of hundreds of other homeschoolers, and real people to answer all of your questions.


We are looking forward to our next convention, and hope that you will be a part of the events and activities. We have many practical and interactive programs and workshop sessions planned, plus inspiring general sessions and family entertainment. Start planning now to attend HOME's Annual Convention!


Convention Speakers: We have an exciting line-up of speakers and programs for 2016! Click on the links to find out more about our keynote speakers:

Read more about other special guests and speakers for 2016!


Friday Evening Performance (6:00pm - 8:00pm): Ben Franklin Live! & Concert


Benjamin Franklin returns to the 21st century to speak to HOME of his extraordinary life and the traits that made him the most famous American of his time.  

In addition, drawing on his love of history and his wide range of musical styles, Noah Miller will present a selection of patriotic and Early American folk tunes. Along with his musical presentation, he will share the background behind many of the traditional American songs he plays.



More than 60 exhibitors can be expected to attend the HOME Convention. Please come to support them!


If you are interested in joining us as a vendor/exhibitor, please download our Vendor Packet HERE!


 * Hands-on activities for children will be happening in the exhibit areas throughout the convention! 

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