Volunteers begin setting up for the huge, three-day event.
Checking in volunteers for the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention
Learning how to start homeschooling in Virginia at free workshops
Asking questions at the HEAV Tables
Answering questions and offering advice and encouragement at the HEAV Tables
Registering for admission to the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention
Overall, more than 10,000 participated in the event!
Convention speaker Chuck Bentley shares biblical financial wisdom with convention attendees.
Crowds heading to their next workshops at the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention
Diego Rodriguez speaks of the immensity of the universe during his multimedia astronomy presentation.
Parents listen, laugh, and take notes during one of the free sessions for beginners.
There's lots to absorb!
Joyce Herzog shares with attendees.
Joyce Burges's song is interpreted into sign language.
Posting of the Colors
Pledge of Allegiance
Convention Director Florence Feldman shares a powerful introduction to the keynote address.
The crowds listen and laugh as Dr. Richard Swenson shares his humorous findings on current trends.
Dr. Richard Swenson encourages thousands to build margins into their lives.
Talented students fill the convention lobby with the sounds of beautiful music.
The Used Curriculum Sale has approximately 60,000 materials!
Serious thinking at the homeschool chess championship!
Looking at books in the Exhibit Hall
A sweet moment shared in the Exhibit Hall
Discussing history at the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention
Dr. S.M. Davis encourages his audience with biblical wisdom.
Lunch and encouragement for homeschool leaders
Treasure-hunting in the Used Curriculum Sale
Fun in the Children's Program!
Phillip Telfer speaks about making wise media entertainment choices.
This year's winner of the Howard Douthit Memorial Scholarship
The Exhibit Hall - More than 310 booths of resources!
More fun games at the Children's Program!
Evaluating books and curricula
Michael Farris addresses the crowd during a keynote session.
Michael Farris details the next wave of challenges homeschooling families may face.
A winner at the homeschool chess championship
Happy faces at the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention
More happy faces
Checking out cool stuff in the Exhibit Hall
HEAV's "curriculum doctors" help you find the best curriculum for your student!
Exploring new books in the Exhibit Hall
Fun learning tools in the Exhibit Hall
Thinking about history at the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention
Trying out some new learning tools
Graduating homeschool students
203 homeschool students prepare to graduate during HEAV's graduation ceremony.
Tracy Klicka singing at the 2011 Virginia Homeschool Convention graduation ceremony
A fun moment during this homeschooler's graduation
We did it!