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  *** Kiddieland *** ********************************** not just for kids   group rate discount available to homeschoolers/unschoolers saving of $3.50 per adult and .50c per young child   Monday, June 9, 2008   $19.50 per person   all money should be sent to Pamela by Monday, June 2, 2008 include: ¬†your name, how many tickets, and […]

Tracks This past weekend I had the rare opportunity to swim in a indoor/outdoor pool at Pheasant Run while feeling my hair freeze. As if that weren’t enough, I was attending the 11th Annual In-Home Conference with a hundred or more of my best friends. We’ve been going for years and have delighted in it […]

Hey, the up-to-date schedule and all the details are there for the wonderful 11th annual In-Home Conference in St. Charles this March 7th-8th. Okay, so they’ve had 11 conferences and we’ve been homeschooling for 7 years. I guess we’ve been to quite a few! They are never a disappointment. There is almost always big fun […]

Unschooling winter away

The unschooling conference in Madison is coming and they have their own website. Visit for details.

This post is from the McHenry County Unschoolers and The School for the Intuitive Arts and Sciences Carla is organizing this. Her contact info is at the bottom of this post. Get ready for a one day exciting program with David Albert! David Albert is a renowned homeschooling author and speaker. Visit his website for […]

Subject: Drum Workshop, Gurnee, IL, Thursday, November 15, 10.30am – 1.30pm. For children of all ages! Sign up now! From Pam Z. Hello everyone, I finally found a place to hold this workshop! We need a big turnout, so please pass this along to all your fellow homeschoolers and post this to other homeschooling groups […]

Thanks to Karen for the details on this one: This is your invitation to step back 200 years into America’s past at the Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous. This Rendezvous demonstrates what a rendezvous might have ben like along the banks of the Des Plaines River before Chicago became a city. Re-enactors portray life on the […]

This is a sample of the monthly newsletter Julie Schnepper puts out every month at the Northern Illinois Homeschool Monthly list. Visit there to subscribe. Isn’t it chock full of stuff? Maybe you ought to print it out and take it to your kids swim lessons so you have time to peruse it at leisure. […]

More than 40 homeschool families are organizing and running this toy sale. This is one of those rare occassions where your children can actually buy something for themselves and help other children in the process. For IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kids’ Toy Sale to Help Refugee Children in Kenya. Hoffman Estates, IL, August 29, 2007 – More […]

On of my favorite bloggers Christine just sent me notice that the Nina, well, a very good replica of her, would be coming to port in Davenport, Iowa this week for tours. Davenport appears to be about 3 hours from Chicago but this does look like a rare opportunity to me! We’re looking in to […]

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