Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s trusted advocate for Christ-centered homeschooling

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PD1_7160CHAP is an acronym for Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit corporation founded to encourage and support families interested in home education. CHAP assists parents in understanding and fulfilling the law’s requirements and is affiliated with three national organizations: Home School Legal Defense Association, The Alliance,  and The National Center for Home Education. CHAP provides leadership and direction on issues facing Christian homeschoolers on a national and statewide basis.

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The Workshop Schedule, Topics, and Speaker information is now online. Check the tabs above under the “Convention” tab.

Reminders of upcoming important dates:

  • Registration for the 2015 CHAP Graduation Ceremony is now closed.
  • Registration for the 2015 CHAP Convention opened February 1, 2015.
    More information is available under the “Convention” tab above.
  • Pre-Registration pricing ends on April 10, 2015.

 

Homeschool Calendar

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  • Registration deadline for the Christian Renaissance Camps

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 2, 2015

    Description: Camps are in July see camp dates for more information.

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  • Harrisburg - Beyond the Mask Movie

    Starts: 7:30 pm

    Ends: 9:30 pm, April 6, 2015

    Location: Regal Cinemas Great Escape Harrisburg Mall 14, 3501 Paxton Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111, United States

    Description: $10.50 per ticket
    http://www.beyondthemaskmovie.com/showing/9477
    BEYOND THE MASK is a revolutionary new family film that brings history to life in a faith-filled adventure celebrating grace, liberty,

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  • Harrisburg - Mt. Lou San Bible Camp Homeschool Phys. Ed. Course – Spring 2015

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm, April 7, 2015

    Location: Mt Lou San Bible Camp, 2200 Blue Mountain Parkway East, Harrisburg, PA 17112, United States

    Description: Mt. Lou San’s physical education courses offer a safe and open environment for children to improve various athletic, coordination and problem-solving skills. There is also

  • Christian Liturgical Dance Classes for ages 6-12

    Starts: 6:30 pm

    Ends: 7:45 pm, April 7, 2015

    Location: Christ Center for Dance, 24 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA

    Description: Christ Center for Dance is offering on-going Christian Liturgical Dance Classes for Youth ages 6-12. Register at http://www.ChristCenterforDance.org or call 888-886-4354 / email admin@christcenterfordance.org for

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  • Deadline for April 24 field trip

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 10, 2015

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  • Deadline for Pre-Registration Prices CHAP Convention

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 11, 2015

    Description: Today is the pre-registration deadline for the 29th annual CHAP Convention.

  • Camp Hill - Encore production of The Music Man

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 13, 2015

    Location: Trinity High School, 3601 Simpson Ferry Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, United States

    Description: You won't want to miss one of the 3 performances of The Music Man by the homeschool production group Encore! go to http://www.encorehomeschoolproductions.com for more

  • Willow Street - Feed My Starving Children

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 12, 2015

    Location: Willow Street Church, 399 East Penn Grant Road, Willow Street, PA 17584, United States

    Description: 1,000 community volunteers ages 5-205 will pack 200,000 meals during 2 hour shifts over 2 days. The meals are then distributed to malnourished children around

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  • Camp Hill - Encore production of The Music Man

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 13, 2015

    Location: Trinity High School, 3601 Simpson Ferry Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, United States

    Description: You won't want to miss one of the 3 performances of The Music Man by the homeschool production group Encore! go to http://www.encorehomeschoolproductions.com for more

  • Willow Street - Feed My Starving Children

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 12, 2015

    Location: Willow Street Church, 399 East Penn Grant Road, Willow Street, PA 17584, United States

    Description: 1,000 community volunteers ages 5-205 will pack 200,000 meals during 2 hour shifts over 2 days. The meals are then distributed to malnourished children around

  • Standard Prices for May CHAP Convention

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 12, 2015

    Description: From now until at the door on May 8th and 9th the CHAP Convention prices are the standard rate.

  • Purcellville VA - High School at Home Symposium

    Starts: 8:30 am

    Ends: 3:30 pm, April 11, 2015

    Location: Patrick Henry College One Patrick Henry Circle Purcellville, Virginia 20132

    Description: Does the thought of homeschooling your teens excite you or scare your socks off? Would you like to be encouraged while gathering valuable information about

  • Philadelphia - Mural Arts Scavenger Hunt

    Starts: 11:00 am

    Ends: 2:00 pm, April 11, 2015

    Location: Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts, 118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, United States

    Description: The festivities and scavenger hunt will begin at 11 a.m. with the scavenger hunt running until 1 p.m. A reception will follow through 2 p.m.,

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  • Camp Hill - Encore production of The Music Man

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 13, 2015

    Location: Trinity High School, 3601 Simpson Ferry Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, United States

    Description: You won't want to miss one of the 3 performances of The Music Man by the homeschool production group Encore! go to http://www.encorehomeschoolproductions.com for more

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  • Black Rock - Homeschool Outdoor Education Days - Ecology

    Starts: 8:30 am

    Ends: 3:30 pm, April 13, 2015

    Location: Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566, United States

    Description: Home School Outdoor Education Days provide students age 6 & up with the opportunity to explore God's creation through hands-on, experiential learning in the outdoors.

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  • Black Rock - Homeschool Outdoor Education Days - Team Challenge Day

    Starts: 8:30 am

    Ends: 3:30 pm, April 14, 2015

    Location: Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566, United States

    Description: Home School Outdoor Education Days provide students age 6 & up with the opportunity to explore God's creation through hands-on, experiential learning in the outdoors.

  • Harrisburg - Mt. Lou San Bible Camp Homeschool Phys. Ed. Course – Spring 2015

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm, April 14, 2015

    Location: Mt Lou San Bible Camp, 2200 Blue Mountain Parkway East, Harrisburg, PA 17112, United States

    Description: Mt. Lou San’s physical education courses offer a safe and open environment for children to improve various athletic, coordination and problem-solving skills. There is also

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  • Camp Hill - 2015 PA Leadership Conference

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 19, 2015

    Location: Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011, United States

    Description: Register at paleadershipconference.org or call 717-671-1864
    Meet, Network and Learn with Fellow Activists!

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  • Camp Hill - 2015 PA Leadership Conference

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 19, 2015

    Location: Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011, United States

    Description: Register at paleadershipconference.org or call 717-671-1864
    Meet, Network and Learn with Fellow Activists!

  • Lancaster - CHALC Used Curriculum Sale

    Starts: 8:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm, April 18, 2015

    Location: 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601, USA

    Description: For additional information visit CHALC website
    https://www.homeschool-life.com/pa/chalc/

  • Parkton MD - Homeschool Resource Fair

    Starts: 10:00 am

    Ends: 3:00 pm, April 18, 2015

    Location: 20440 Downes Rd, Parkton, MD 21120, USA

    Description: This is a free community event to give local Homeschoolers the opportunity to find resources in the area. We have a limited number of tables

  • Pottsgrove Manor The Basics of Tape Loom Weaving

    Starts: 10:00 am

    Ends: 3:00 pm, April 18, 2015

    Location: Pottsgrove Manor, 100 West King Street, Pottstown, PA 19464, United States

    Description: Register by March 27th 610-326-4014 http://www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor
    Ages 12 and up; fee $30 per person, cardboard looms are additional $15
    Eleanor Bittle, "The Tape Lady", will

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  • Black Rock - Homeschool Outdoor Education Days - Wet and Wild Day

    Starts: 8:30 am

    Ends: 3:30 pm, April 20, 2015

    Location: Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566, United States

    Description: Home School Outdoor Education Days provide students age 6 & up with the opportunity to explore God's creation through hands-on, experiential learning in the outdoors.

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  • Black Rock - Homeschool Outdoor Education Days - Ecology

    Starts: 8:30 am

    Ends: 3:30 pm, April 21, 2015

    Location: Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566, United States

    Description: Home School Outdoor Education Days provide students age 6 & up with the opportunity to explore God's creation through hands-on, experiential learning in the outdoors.

  • Harrisburg - CHAP Help Day

    Starts: 10:00 am

    Ends: 1:00 pm, April 21, 2015

    Location: Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, United States

    Description: We will meet at the Capitol Rotunda. This year, we are proud to have Will Estrada, HSLDA Federal Relations Director as our speaker. Our focus

  • Harrisburg - Mt. Lou San Bible Camp Homeschool Phys. Ed. Course – Spring 2015

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm, April 21, 2015

    Location: Mt Lou San Bible Camp, 2200 Blue Mountain Parkway East, Harrisburg, PA 17112, United States

    Description: Mt. Lou San’s physical education courses offer a safe and open environment for children to improve various athletic, coordination and problem-solving skills. There is also

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  • Appreciation Day

    Starts: 12:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 am, April 24, 2015

    Location: http://homeschoolteacherappreciationday.com

    Description: http://homeschoolteacherappreciationday.com
    Visit the website for encouraging webinars, free downloads, giveaways all day and much more!

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  • Airville - CHAP field trip

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 1:30 pm, April 24, 2015

    Location: 205 Indian Steps Rd, Airville, PA 17302, USA

    Description: We will be exploring the Indian Steps Museum. This field trip is limited to 50 students K thru 12 with a cost of $6 per

  • Middletown - Homeschool Student Skate Day

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:30 pm, April 24, 2015

    Location: Doc's Family Fun Center, 1733 E Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057, United States

    Description: The Yoder Foundation is sponsoring skating at Doc's Family Fun Center for $3 per person, skates included. Christian music only played during this session. Contact

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  • Harrisburg - Mt. Lou San Bible Camp Homeschool Phys. Ed. Course – Spring 2015

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm, April 28, 2015

    Location: Mt Lou San Bible Camp, 2200 Blue Mountain Parkway East, Harrisburg, PA 17112, United States

    Description: Mt. Lou San’s physical education courses offer a safe and open environment for children to improve various athletic, coordination and problem-solving skills. There is also

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