30th Annual "Lead the Way HOME" 2020 Convention

It's THE Maine homeschooling event of the decade!

March 19, 20 and 21, 2020 at the Samoset Resort, Rockport, Maine


This year's event mark's HOME's 30th year, and falls near Maine's 200th birthday (March 15), which gives us two great reasons to learn and celebrate! All families (not just homeschool families) are welcome! Lots of Maine Bicentennial themed activities and workshops have been planned, as well as the usual assortment of homeschool topics. Don't miss it! 

Join the HOME Convention facebook group to follow all the latest event news as it develops!


Are you... 


  • a parent or teacher of school-aged children?
  • looking for ways to improve your parenting skills? 
  • 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 couple in need of a weekend away?
  • a family looking for an affordable winter getaway?   

Mark your calendar now for the 30th Annual Lead the Way HOME 2020 Convention, where you'll find something for everyone!

  • Information  
  • Curriculum and resources
  • Strategies for parenting
  • Guidance and support
  • Educational enrichment opportunities
  • Teen workshops
  • Family fun
  • Refreshment
  • New ideas

Nationally known speakers, informative workshops and experts in the exhibit halls will help and encourage you in every way.  You'll meet real people to answer all of your questions!  In addition, there is the opportunity for lots of face-to-face interactions with others, which we so desperately need in today's technology driven world. 


We are looking forward to our 2020 celebration, and hope that you will be a part.  The schedule includes many practical and interactive programs and workshop sessions, plus inspiring general sessions and family entertainment. Start planning now to attend the Lead the Way HOME 2020 Convention!


Event Speakers: There is an exciting line-up of speakers and programs for 2020!  Read more about all of our special guests and speakers!


In addition, be sure to join us for these special opportunities:


Thursday Evening Performance (6:30pm): The Miller Family

Friday Evening Performance (6:30pm - 8:00pm): American Folk Dances with Ray and Charlene Notgrass!

Saturday Morning Praise and Worship with Nick Kozak (8:30am - 9:00am)  

Saturday Morning Performance (9:15am): How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place from the Brahms Requiem performed by Down East Singers




More than 60 exhibitors can be expected to attend the HOME Convention.  Please come out to support them!  If you are interested in joining us as a vendor/exhibitor, please find information here! 


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


** Please consider printing the poster below to share with libraries and place on community bulletin boards. Thank you for spreading the word!

Convention Poster for Libraries
Please download, print and share our new convention poster with your libraries, churches, and non-homeschooling friends. The HOME Convention is not just for homeschoolers.
Convention Poster for Libraries 2020.pdf
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