Registration Information

Be sure to check out the 2023 Convention Mini Magazine and share! A registration form is included. Or register anytime using the online or mail-in forms below.

 

Receive a FREE unit study bundle when you register!

Wilderness Adventure Unit Study Collection FREE with convention pre-registration! 

In this bundle, you'll receive four unit studies, which include three literature guides from HOME's Literature and Movies Series: Survival Skills, Lost on a Mountain in Maine Literature Guide, Sign of the Beaver Literature Guide, and My Side of the Mountain Literature Guide. Take your students on an adventure from the safety of your backyard!

 

Register early and save!

2023 Convention Early Bird Pre-Registered Prices (Online or mail-in and postmarked no later than February 5, 2023.)

  • First Person in the Family - $15.00*
  • Each Additional Family Member (must be immediate family residing in the same household) - $8.00
  • Friday, April 21, Mom-Care with Peggy Ployhar - $10 (must pre-register)
  • Friday, April 21, Family Activity - $5 per person (must pre-register)
  • Registration Terms & Conditions

* Includes access to all convention workshops, general sessions and all exhibit areas.   

 2023 Convention Pre-Registered Prices (Mail-in and postmarked no later than March 5, 2023; Online - no later than March 12, 2023) 

  • First Person in the Family - $20.00*
  • Each Additional Family Member (must be immediate family residing in the same household) - $10.00*
  •  Friday, April 21, Mom-Care with Peggy Ployhar - $10 (must pre-register)
  • Friday, April 21, Family Activity - $5 per person (must pre-register)
  • Registration Terms & Conditions 

* Includes access to all event workshops, general sessions and all exhibit areas.  

 

Reminder:

Are you eligible for a discount on your registration?  Be sure to check our Join HOME page to see!! 

 

   

Download
HOME Convention 2023 Mail-in Registration Form
Please print and mail this form with your payment, by March 12, 2023, to
HOME, P.O. Box 159, Camden, ME 04843.
2023 Registration Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 234.4 KB

 

At-the-door Prices

  • First Person in the Family - $25.00*
  • Each Additional Family Member (must be immediate family residing in the same household) - $10.00*
  • There will be no at-the-door admittance for the Mom-Care Event or Family Event on Friday, April 21.  

Teens & Children

A number of workshops may be of interest to children and teenagers. Each child age 2 and older who will be attending one or more workshops or general sessions must be a paid registrant as per the price lists above (extra family member price). In some years, an additional fee may be charged for special programs (teen track programs, etc.). Please consult the PRINTABLE, mail-in registration form for more information on any additional fees for special programs, and use this form to register. Online registration is not available for teen track programs. 

 

You may bring a babysitter to care for your children if you desire. If your babysitter will be attending any part of the event, he/she will need to be a paid registrant also (extra family member price.) 

 

Admission to Exhibit Areas

Unlimited admission to all exhibit areas is included as a benefit to those who have paid for a full event registration! 

 

Parents of Preschoolers Program

In an effort to promote homeschooling in Maine, HOME offers free admission to families who meet the following criteria:

           

            1. Must have only children of preschool age (aged 6 or under at the time of the event), 

            2. Must have never attended a HOME Convention before, AND 

            3. Must submit a written recommendation from a HOME Regional Representative to the HOME                  Office along with a completed convention registration form.

 

Please contact your HOME Regional Representative for more information. Contact HOME if you are not able to reach your HOME Representative.

 

Non-homeschooling Grandparents

FREE admission is available to grandparents who are not actively homeschooling. Come to the HOME Convention and learn more about this growing trend and the exciting homeschool journey your grandchildren are on! Please complete and submit a registration form and include a homeschool family reference. 

 

FREE Admission to Pastors

Strengthening the family is a big part of our mission and purpose. We love to share that vision with pastors! Pastors who are not homeschooling, or who have never attended a HOME Convention before, are  invited to attend as our guests. Please complete and submit a registration form, and include your church website as verification.

 

Support Group Leader Waivers

HOME would like to take the opportunity to recognize the hard work and sacrifice of those who provide support to homeschooling families in their communities.  

 

HOME will be offering one complimentary event registration waiver per co-op, online or in-person support group and/or RAPPS leaders.

 

In order to qualify for this waiver, you must meet all three of the following criteria, as well as have the recommendation of your HOME Regional Representative (HOME Reps are listed on the Contact Us  page at the HOME website):

 

• Hold a distinct leadership role (such as administrator, director, treasurer, secretary)

• Provide a brief recommendation from an individual within the group where serving

• Be a current  supporter of HOME at the Affiliate level or higher (If you are not a current supporter of HOME, you may join or renew your support to qualify. Go to the Join page at the HOME website for details.)

 

Submit your request for a waiver beginning on September 1. The deadline for submissions will be midnight March 1. You need to provide your name, the title of leadership you hold, the name of the group you will represent, your email address and the name of your HOME Regional Rep.

 

You will receive an email notification by March 7 if you have been granted a waiver. This notification will include registration information.

 

Email this information to HOME by the deadline. Email recommendation letters to HOME by the deadline. 

 

Start Homeschooling with Confidence and Homeschooling High School 101 Workshops

These two workshops are available throughout the year. Find out more and register here. 

 

Scholarships            

HOME endeavors to keep costs to a minimum, yet if you or someone you know needs help with registration fees, a limited number of scholarships are available. Enclose a letter explaining your situation. Please do not call. You will be notified regarding your eligibility. Scholarships are limited to adults (2) per family. Send your letter along with a completed registration form to the address on the form, no later than one week prior to the event. 

 

To learn more about HOME Scholarships please visit the Scholarship section of our website by clicking here.

 

Scholarship Donations

You can be the key to blessing another homeschooler, this year! Every year there are those who wish to attend this event support, encouragement and information, but are not able to afford the registration fee. Your donation can make it possible! Any amount you can give to bless others would be welcomed. Please write your donation amount on the line provided on the registration form. Thank you, and God bless you for your generosity.