Non-PCHE Events

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Smoky Hill Library Used Curriculum Sale

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Saturday, April 11, 2015 By: Lynette Lembke

When: Friday, May 29, from 9am to 1pm
Where: Smoky Hill Library
What: Used Curriculum Sale
Cost: free
RSVP: Amy Shamblin 303-484-9317

The Smoky Hill Library Used Curriculum sale will be May 29 from 9-1. (Set up at 9 and take down by 1.) Please let Amy Shamblin know how many tables you will need (half a table up to 2 tables). There may be a raffle as well. If you have a service or product you want to donate let Amy know. Please advertise to all groups and RSVP if you need a table. Call Amy at 303-484-9317 with questions and to RSVP or email at her at

Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je Outdoor Mountain Lab School

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015 By: Lorrie Burdick

When: Wednesday through Friday, April 29-May 1, 2015
Where: Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je in Bailey, Colorado
RSVP: Colleen Golesh

Outdoor Mountain Lab SchoolSpring 2015 at Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je in Bailey, Colorado!
Visit - (Note: you cannot sign up online for our group)

Who? ALL home-school students in 4th – 12th grades are welcome. 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.

Cost? $125/camper or chaperone (Parent’s are invited to be Chaperones!)

Activities: Rappelling (high and low), ropes course, Riflery, Climbing Tower, Nature Hike, Animal Habitat, Survival Skills, games and more! A Bible verse and lesson is included in to every activity. (C...

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Early Easter - Come See the Life of Jesus in the Thorn!

Category: Non-PCHE Events Date Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 By: Christine Kastens

When: Fri-Sun, March 20 (7:30pm), 21 (10am/7:30pm), 22 (4pm)
Where: Southeast Christian Church
What: The Thorn - Experience What Jesus Did for You
Cost: Starts at $15 (group tix disc. is 15% off)
Contact: Christine Kastens

Group tickets of ten or more are 15% off, so send me an email if you are interested so that I can keep track. Still waiting to hear if they have to be in the same section.

Start off your Easter holiday by attending a performance of the Thorn, an active and passionate account of Jesus' life, fast-paced from creation to the resurrection. It's about as up-close and personal as you can get to going back in time and experiencing what Jesus did for us on a deeper, more visual level.

It includes pyrotechnics, martial arts, and gives personification to the temptations in the spiritual realm in the form of demons. If you bring children, here's what they say:

The Thorn is a fast-paced and intense portrayal of the passion of Jesus and may not be appropriate for some children. The Thorn ...

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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.

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

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

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

Colorado Symphony $10 Tickets for Teachers

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


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.

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...

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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 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

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
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...

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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.