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.
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!
2023 Convention Early Bird Pre-Registered Prices (Online or mail-in and postmarked no later than February 5, 2023.)
* 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)
* Includes access to all event workshops, general sessions and all exhibit areas.
Are you eligible for a discount on your registration? Be sure to check our Join HOME page to see!!
Teens & Children
Some activities or workshops may be of interest to children and teenagers. Each child aged 2 and older who will be attending one or more event 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!
FREE Admission to Parents of Preschoolers
In an effort to promote homeschooling in Maine, HOME offers FREE admission for all convention activities on Saturday, April 22 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.
*Free admission is for two parents living in the same household. Children 2 and over are charged at the additional family member rate.
FREE Admission to Non-homeschooling Grandparents
FREE admission on Saturday April 22 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 on Saturday April 22. Please complete and submit a registration form and include your church website as verification.
FREE Admission to Support Group Leaders
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 by 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.
Start Homeschooling with Confidence and Homeschooling High School 101 Workshops
These two workshops are available throughout the year. Find out more and register here.
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.
You can be the key to blessing another homeschooler, this year! Every year there are those who wish to attend this event for 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. If you are not attending the event but would like to provide a blessing, use the DONATE button in the upper right corner of this page and make a note that it is for Scholarships.
Or mail your donation to:
HOME, P.O. Box, 159, Camden, ME 04843
Thank you, and God bless you for your generosity.