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Every Kid in a Park Program Gives You Free Admission to National Parks

 

Are you thinking about a family adventure to a national park this year?  Thanks to the Every Kid in a Park program from the Department of the Interior, any family with a U.S. fourth grade student (or homeschool equivalent) can get free admission to national parks.  What is even better is that the Pass covers family and friends too!

Educator's Days at Barnes & Noble

Homeschoolers:  Receive 25% Educator's Discount at Barnes & Noble on Weekends in August!

 

If you don't already have one, you'll want to get your Barnes & Noble Educator's Discount Card.  Homeschoolers who have a Barnes & Noble Educator's Discount Card receive a 20% discount off of many items throughout the year.  However, during weekends in August, that discount goes up to 25%.  August weekends are part of a special promotion program to provide educators with an additional 5% savings.

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Homeschool National Honor Society Kickoff Meeting

This week!

 

Did you know that there's a National Honor Society for homeschool students?  The Zeta Epsilon Chapter of Eta Sigma Alpha (ZENHS) serves homeschool students in the greater Charlotte area and will hold its Kickoff Meeting this week!  This is a good opportunity for you and your student(s) to get to know more about what being a part of ZENHS looks like.  We'd love to meet you!

Homeschool driver education class for residents of Mecklenburg County offered by Jordan Driving School

Homeschool Driver Education Course for Mecklenburg County Residents

Registration is open NOW for a homeschool only driver education class for Mecklenburg County students.  Note this class is open ONLY to Mecklenburg County homeschool residents.  Class dates are Monday, August 28th through Friday, September 1, 2017.  Class minimum is 30 students, maximum is 35 students.

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Charlotte Area Homeschool Swap Meetup

The Charlotte Area Homeschool Swap Meetup, an outreach of BSA Unit 447, promises to be a fun-filled day with plenty of activities for all.  

When:  Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  Greater Life Church, 7700 Wallace Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (Map)

Whether you are a vendor, a group looking to reach out, a veteran homeschool family, or are brand new to homeschooling, this event will give you the opportunity to meet and greet others in our vibrant and diverse Charlotte area homeschool community. 

BRAKES Defensive Driving Course for Teens

Homeschool Students:  B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Defensive Driving Class in Concord, NC

 

There is space available for the October 14th and 15th  2017 B.R.A.K.E.S classes to be held at the zMax Dragway in Concord, NC .  Registration and a refundable deposit are required.  IF the class is full by the time you get to the registration, sign up for the wait list to receive an email as soon as new classes open up.  Jessie from B.R.A.K.E.S. assured us that spaces are available, the class was just opened this morning and spaces are available, though they fill fast!

B.R.A.K.E.S. Teen Defensive Driving Class to be held at the zMax Dragway in Concord, NC Sept 23-24, 2017

Homeschool Students:  B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Defensive Driving Class in Concord, NC

 

There is space available for the September 23rd and 24th 2017 B.R.A.K.E.S classes to be held at the zMax Dragway in Concord, NC .  Registration and a refundable deposit are required.  IF the class is full by the time you get to the registration, sign up for the wait list to receive an email as soon as new classes open up.

Homeschoolers Invited to Attend 2017 AARL Field Day

Charlotte Area Homeschoolers are Invited to Attend the 2017 Ham Radio Field Day

Are you interested in learning about ham radio?  Want to see ham operators in action?  Want an opportunity to try it out and get on the air?  Don't mis this fantastic opportunity!  The Mecklenburg County Amateur Radio Society invites you to join them for the AARL (American Amateur Radio League) Field day at Wilgrove Mint Hill Park , June 24, 2017 - June 25, 2017.  Click through to learn more!

NC Homeschool Manual is free for limited time period.

New Publication:  NC Homeschool Manual

As a veteran NC homeschooler and director of her local support group, Laura Michaud has had many opportunities to help families get started on their homeschooling path.  She has recently published a book that shares some of the knowledge she has gained over the years.  Now, through May 25th, you can obtain a free digital copy of her book, the North Carolina Homeschool Manual.

Homeschoolers are eligible to participate in the CMPD High School Academy

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department High School Academy​​

​The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is looking for a few good teens ... to participate in a one-week, hands-on course for young people who are interested in a career in law enforcement or students who would like to find out more about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.  This is a FREE program open ONLY to Mecklenburg County residents.  Deadline to apply is June 2nd!

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