Non-PCHE Events

Please note: We encourage our members to thoroughly investigate all products, resources, and/or events prior to purchasing or attending in order to determine the applicability for their individual family. Posting of an article does not necessarily constitute endorsement by PCHE.

Curriculum Sale

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014 By: Robin Melkus

When: May 16 - 17th, 2014
Where: 629 Briar Haven Circle, Castle Pines
Cost: N/A
RSVP: N/A
Contact: Robin Melkus

My friend hosts this annual homeschool book and curriculum sale in her home.

May 16-17, 2014
South Denver
Homeschool Book Sale
Friday & Saturday
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Hosted by:
Michelle Warren
629 Briar Haven Drive
Castle Pines, CO 80108

Please private message me on FaceBook if you are interested in the selling procedure.
Michelle (Paasch) Warren
Please cross-post to any group or forum you think would be interested.

Sellers:
No “table” rent.
You need not attend your table during the sale.
Keep 75% of your actual sales.

Buyers:
Books are sorted by subject.
Easily compare curriculums.
Better money management with one overall purchase.

It’s FUN! Bring your friends for a social shopping spree. Plus, Saturday will include secret specials

If you are not ...

Read the rest of this article →

Volunteer Training Day

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 By: Lynette Lembke

Praying Hands Ranch is a therapeutic riding center located at 11892 E. Hilltop Road. They work with handicapped adults and children. If you like working with horses and people, please consider volunteering. The next volunteer training day is Saturday, March 22 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Call 303-841-4043 for more information.

Adventures in Odyssey Auditions

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 By: Wendy West

Auditions for the Odyssey Adventure Club Video Series

Adventures in Odyssey is holding open auditions to find one boy and one girl to host the all-new Odyssey Adventure Club online video series! No acting experience necessary. This audition is open to boys and girls, ages 10-16.

When:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 2:00pm – 5:00pm
(please arrive by 2:00pm)

Callbacks:
Thursday, February 27, 2014, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Where:
Focus on the Family, 8605 Explorer Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

What to bring:
Your personality! And an adult.

*All auditioners must be accompanied by an adult

For more information visit http://whitsendblog.org/auditions/

Colorado Symphony $10 Tickets for Teachers

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 By: Wendy West

$10 TICKETS FOR TEACHERS

Purchase the best available tickets to the concerts listed below during the month of February for only $10! Use promo code: SP2014ED $2 service fees apply. Not valid on previous purchases. Subject to availability. Limit of TWO tickets per concert. Price Level 1, 2, 3, or 4 only.

http://tickets.coloradosymphony.org/single/EventListing.aspx?promo=4517

2013/14 Inside The Score
Inspired by Nature

Scott O’Neil, resident conductor

“Inspired by Nature” explores the ongoing influences of the great outdoors, ranging from Beethoven’s Pastoral and Debussy’s La Mer to our modern explorations of whale sounds and bird song. Come along on this indoor journey through music of the outdoors.
Fri 2/21/14 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall

2013/14 Mas...

Read the rest of this article →

Young AmeriTowne

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014 By: Judy Murphy

When: Friday, October 24, 2014
Where: Young Americans Center for Financial Education
What: Hands on lessons in Free Enterprise
Cost: $20.00 per student, additional cost for parent curriculum binder if first time
RSVP: Judy Murphy, 10880 Parker Vista Road, Parker, Colorado 80138
Contact: Judy Murphy, familyofseven88@yahoo.com

Young AmeriTowne is a hands-on lesson in free enterprise that provides students the opportunity to run their own life-like town. Students apply and interview, for jobs, elect a mayor and a judge, create laws, manage bank accounts, act as producers and consumers and experience free enterprise first-hand. Go to their website: http://yacenter.org/young-ameritowne to see pictures of the facility and more information.

Each parent will receive a Young AmeriTowne curriculum binder around the first of September. Each student will receive a student workbook to study from at home with his/her parent. Prior to the day of AmeriTowne the entire group will meet to conduct elections, create laws, and interview for jobs. I anticipate having a minimum of three group meetings prior to the October 24th day...

Read the rest of this article →

Arapahoe Basin Kids Ski Free

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 By: Wendy West

Arapahoe Basin is giving kids ages 14 and under an early holiday present this year. From December 1-20, 2013, kids 14 and under ski or snowboard for free at A-Basin – no restrictions, no purchase necessary, no strings attached. Just bring your kid to the ticket window to receive a free child lift ticket. In addition, all ski and snowboard class lessons will be $10 off the regular pricing during this time. The best price on adult lift tickets at Arapahoe Basin can be found at http://arapahoebasin.com or better yet the A-Basin Elevation 4 Pass is on sale and good for any four days of skiing or riding during the 2013-14 season for just $149.

Family Life Weekend To Remember Discount

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 By: Wendy West

Save $120 on a marriage getaway for you and your spouse! HSLDA Members get a 40% discount on the Family Life Weekend to Remember couple registration. For more information visit http://www.hslda.org/perx/default.asp?cat=Home%20%26%20Family

Constitutional Champions Camp in Parker?

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 By: Alicia Perez

When: Summer of 2014
Where: Parker area
What: Constitutional Champions Camp
Cost: TBD
RSVP: saperezfam@gmail.com
Contact: Alicia Perez - 303-574-1274

Many of you are familiar with the Constitutional Champions Camp that has been held in Colorado Springs in past summers. They had people on a waiting list and had to turn people away, because there was so much interest but not enough space. I would like to organize a camp in our area, but this can only be accomplished if we have enough volunteers to make it happen.

From the Colorado Springs 912 website below:
"Constitutional champions is a day camp for children entering grades 2 - 6. We offer Heritage-based education with special focus on the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. constitution, and the founding generation"

Since this would be our own camp, we can decide what ages/grades would be able to participate and how to run our own program. Older kids would be able to help a...

Read the rest of this article →

Charlotte's Web Homeschool Show

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 By: Wendy poch

When: Friday, 10/18
Where: Main Street Center in Parker
What: Charlotte's Web
Cost: $5

Classic Acts has decided to put on a special homeschool show time of their play Charlotte's Web. The homeschool show will be on Friday, 10/18 at 1:15 pm at the Main Street Center in Parker. Tickets are discounted to only $5 and can be purchased at the door. If you can't make it to the homeschool show, there are also shows on Saturday at 2 pm and 6 pm. Tickets for those shows are $8 each.

Classic Acts is a children's theater company. The plays are written for kids and are performed by kids ages 10-18. Most of their plays are based on classic literature.

Id-Ra-Ha-Je Mountain Lab School - Time to Register!!

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Friday, October 11, 2013 By: Colleen Golesh

When: Oct. 28-30, 2013 & April 16-18, 2014
Where: Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je, outside Bailey
What: Outdoor Education 4th - 12th grades
Cost: $125/student or chaperone
RSVP: goleshschool@comcast.net
Contact: Colleen Golesh

Please email me and I'll send you out the registration forms necessary to attend camp.

Outdoor Mountain Lab School FALL 2013 at Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je in Bailey, Colorado (Second option: April 16-18, 2014)

Visit - http://idrahaje.org/ (Note: you cannot sign up online for our group)

Who? ALL home-school students in 4th – 12th grades are welcome. If they are homeschooled, invite them! We’ll be splitting younger campers into a group that is age appropriate, especially for game time. Though this link is for summer camps, this is a good overview of what your kids will be doing. We don’t go swimming or horse back riding.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu-CcavvhwA

When? Monday, October 28 through Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Cost? $125/camper or chaperone (Chaperones...

Read the rest of this article →