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Convention 2019 Schedule

Thursday, April 11th: 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Friday, April 12th: 8:30AM - 9:00PM

Saturday, April 13th: 7:30AM - 6:00PM

Thursday Friday Saturday


8:00 AM

DOORS OPEN for Convention

DOORS OPEN for Children Program -

8:30 AM

Christ and Culture, Part 1

Keynote: Rev. Dr. Joe Boot


Let’s Talk Primary Language Arts

Louise House


Math + Games = Fun + Learning: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Games and Puzzles


Exhibitor Workshop

Natural and Safe First Aid Kit for the Whole Family

Young Living Essential Oils

Exhibitor Workshop

Five Keys to Unlocking a Writing Habit

Summit Writing Academy

Exhibitor Workshop

The Problem of Evil

Jojo Ruba


9:00 AM

Exhibit Hall & Used Curriculum Sale Open

9:30 AM


9:50 AM

Christ and Culture, Part 2

Keynote: Rev. Dr. Joe Boot


How to Let Go of Public School Expectations

Rebecca Spooner

New Homeschoolers

MOM PANEL Homeschooling Teens: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Corina Ardron, Patricia Bergen, Sonya Hassan

High School


No More Tears


Exhibitor Workshop

Step into My Shoes: Helping Children to See the World in a Whole New Way

Compassion Canada

Exhibitor Workshop

Reaching the Reluctant Writer

Excellent Resources

Exhibitor Workshop

10:50 AM

Lunch Break

Children must be picked up from Childrens' Program by 11:00AM

11:30 AM

Graduation Rehearsel


Youth Games


12:00 PM

Exhibition Hall open for Shop-Only Registrants from 12:00–4:30 PM only

12:45 PM

Performance by third place winner of Music Competition -

12:50 PM

Celebrating Hope and Redemption in the Valley of Life

Keynote: Steve Demme

Special Needs

The Autocracy of the Bureaucracy

Ted Byfield


Plan Your Day the Successful Way!

Karla Canon

New Homeschoolers


Learning with Literature

Amy Chaput


The Importance of Worldview Training for Our Young Adults: What the Ezra Institute Has to Offer

Rev. Dr. Michael Thiessen

Exhibitor Workshop

God’s Grace in Turmoil

Michael & Corina Ardron


Chemistry Lab

Alberta Science Network - Dr. Lucio Gelmini


1:50 PM


2:10 PM

Performance by second place winner of Music Competition -

2:15 PM

The Death of Man and the Crisis of the Social Order

Keynote: Rev. Dr. Joe Boot


Skit: Homeschool Flavours

Alissa Enns, Lori Thomas, Corrie Vande Burgt, Wendy VanZandbeek and Andrea Veldkamp

New Homeschoolers


Being Family vs. Doing Family

Richard Snyder


Unraveling Autism

Sylvia Funk

Special Needs

Why We Need to Stop Teaching Our Kids

Faith Beyond Belief: Jojo Ruba

Exhibitor Workshop

All About Attitude

Stacey Sampson


3:15 PM


3:35 PM

Announcements & Draws for volunteer prize and for Amish bench

3:40 PM

Performance by first place winner of Music Competition -

3:45 PM

Wrap-Up Game: Box Building Competition


4:30 PM

Exhibit Hall & Used Curriculum Sale Closes

4:45 PM

Children registered in the Children’s Program must be picked up promptly at 4:45 pm -

5:15 PM

Graduation Ceremony - All are welcome! -

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